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Woodlawn All Star Players and Awards


Woodlawn Colonels
Woodlawn High School

5620 1st. Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35212
Stadium: Lawson Field
Colors: Green & Gold
Coach: Karl Powe
Region: 5A-R4
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 Honored Players 
 Player   Year   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   College   Source 
 
 All American 
 Larry Daniels1958 LHB Sr.6-2190 Auburn TM
 Vic Royal1964 C Sr.6-0202 Alabama SS
 Tony Nathan1973 RB Jr.6-0195 Alabama Parade
 Tony Nathan1974 RB Sr.6-0195 Alabama Parade
 Tony Nathan1974 B Sr.6-3195 Alabama Coach & Athlete
 
 All Southern 
 Walton Laney1927 E  Orlando Sentinel
 Robert Wright1931 E  Orlando Sentinel
 Earl Fullilove1936  Orlando Sentinel
 Sam Sharpe1937 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Oscar Cagle1941 HB 165  Orlando Sentinel
 Leon Cochrane1942 190  Orlando Sentinel
 Harry Gilmer1943 B Sr.155 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Bill Prentiss1945 C  Orlando Sentinel
 Dan Sims1955 C Sr.172  Orlando Sentinel
 Jack Rutledge1956 FB Sr. Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Vic Royal1964 C Sr.6-0202 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Tony Nathan1973 HB Jr.6-0195 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Tony Nathan1974 HB Sr.6-0195 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game 
 Tommy Edwards1947 RE Sr.180  
 Charles Justo1947 LE Sr.180  
 Fred Mims1948 QB Sr.180  
 Charlie Malcolm1950 FB Sr.  
 Don Garrard1952 QB Sr.165  
 Jimmy Reece1953 E Sr.6-3189 Auburn 
 Dan Sims1955 LB Sr.180  
 Ronald Ryan1955 QB Sr.6-0175 Alabama 
 Hugh Patrick1955 T Sr.5-10210 Alabama 
 Don Cochran1955 G Sr.5-11185 Alabama 
 Cecil Hurt1955 HB Sr.5-10175 Alabama 
 Pratt Busby1956 S Sr.6-1185 Vanderbilt 
 Jack Rutledge1956 LB Sr.5-11190 Alabama 
 Bob Patrick1956 G Sr.5-11200 Vanderbilt 
 Benny Shepherd1956 T Sr.6-1200 Vanderbilt 
 Larry Daniels1958 HB Sr.6-1196 Auburn 
 Ralph Boyer1959 T Sr.6-0210 Auburn 
 Robin Abbott1960 S Sr.5-9159  
 Rick Hughes1963 T Sr.6-2240  
 Vic Royal1964 LB Sr.6-0202 Alabama 
 Larry Helms1965 HB Sr.6-1185 Alabama 
 Scott Langner1969 G Sr.5-10210 Alabama 
 Greg Gantt1969 K Sr.6-0200 Alabama 
 David Langner1969 FL Sr.5-9172 Auburn 
 Gordon Robbins1970 SE Sr.6-1175 Georgia 
 Bubba Holland1972 LB Sr.5-11215 Auburn 
 Michael Allison1973 DE Sr.6-0195 North Alabama 
 Rocha McKinstry1974 LB Sr.6-1220 Auburn 
 Gil Wesley1975 T Sr.6-0222 Florida State 
 Dennis Rogers1976 LB Sr.6-4230 Auburn 
 Dan Dickerson1977 LB Sr.6-4215 Auburn 
 Vince Roberson1979 SE Sr.5-9170 Alabama A&M 
 Greg Carr1979 LB Sr.6-2210 Auburn 
 Earnest Hodge1983 LB Sr.  
 David Gwarjanski1983 DL Sr.  
 
 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 
 Travis Tidwell1943 Sr. Auburn 
 
 Super All-State 
 Tony Nathan1974 RB Sr.195 Alabama Bham News
 Jimmy Walker1990 LB Sr.6-1180  Bham News
 Karlos Dansby1999 ATH Sr.6-5205 Auburn Bham News
 Antwan Franklin2000 OL Sr.6-5295  Bham News




 All State Players 
 Player   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   College   Source 
 
 2011   5A 
 Cassanova McKinzyLB Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 2009   5A 
 Chris DavisATH Sr.5-11180 1st   ASWA
 
 2007   5A 
 Undra BillingsleyDL Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 2006   5A 
 Chris BurgeLB Jr. HM   BN
 
 2005   6A 
 Bryant JohnsonATH Sr. HM   BN
 Gilbert CoatesLB Sr. HM   BN
 Gilbert CoatesLB Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 2000   6A 
 Antwan FranklinOL Sr.6-5298 1st   ASWA
 Antwan FranklinOL Sr.6-5295 1st   BN
 
 1999   6A 
 Karlos DansbyLB Sr.6-5205 1st   ASWA
 Karlos DansbyLB Sr.6-5205 1st   BN
 
 1994   6A 
 John CollierLB Sr.6-1210 HM   ASWA
 John CollierLB Sr.6-1210 1st   BN
 Levar SmithWR Sr. HM   BN
 Ramon PoseyQB Sr. HM   BN
 Randy AlbrightRB Sr. HM   BN
 
 1992   6A 
 Mario ManningDB Sr. HM   BN
 
 1991   6A 
 Derryell BellDL Sr. HM   BN
 Randy EatmonOL Sr. HM   BN
 Randy EatmonOL Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 1990   6A 
 Isaac DavisDB Sr.6-2175 1st   ASWA
 Isaac DavisDB Sr.6-2175 HM   BN
 Jimmy WalkerLB Sr.6-1180 1st   BN
 Jimmy WalkerLB Sr.6-0185 HM   ASWA
 Kenneth ReedLB Sr. HM   BN
 Randy EatmonOL Jr.6-1280 HM   ASWA
 
 1988   5A 
 Chris MahandLB Sr. HM   BN
 Eddie PressleyRB Sr.5-10187 1st   BN
 Ellis GrantOL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Ellis GrantDL Sr. HM   BN
 Gary RobertsonDB Sr.6-1195 HM   BN
 Gary RobertsonDB Sr.6-1195 1st   ASWA
 
 1987   5A 
 Eddie PresleyRB Jr.5-10175 1st   BN
 Eddie PresleyRB Jr.5-10175 HM   ASWA
 Terrence AceyOL Sr.6-3205 1st   BN
 Torrance AceyOL HM   ASWA
 
 1983   4A 
 David GwarjanskiDL Sr.6-3220 2nd   BN
 David GwarjanskiDL Sr.6-3225 1st   ASWA
 Earnest HodgeLB Sr.6-3200 1st   BN
 Earnest HodgeLB Sr.6-3200 1st   ASWA
 James LoveDL HM   BN
 Sam WesleyLB HM   BN
 Willie HaywoodWR HM   BN
 
 1979   4A 
 Greg CarrL Sr.6-2215 HM   BPH
 Greg CarrLB Sr.6-2215 2nd   BN
 
 1977   4A 
 Dan DickersonLB Sr.6-3218 1st   MA
 Dan DickersonLB Sr.6-3210 1st   BPH
 Sam RushingT HM   BN
 
 1976   4A 
 Dennis RogersT Sr.230 HM   BN
 
 1975   4A 
 Gil WesleyT Sr.6-1225 2nd   BN
 Gil WesleyL Sr.6-1225 1st   BPH
 Jim KeebleG Sr.6-2240 1st   MA
 Joe AbruzzoLB HM   BPH
 
 1974   4A 
 Rocha McKinstryLB Sr.6-1210 2nd   BPH
 Rocha McKinstryG Sr.6-1210 1st   BN
 Tony NathanHB Sr.6-2195 1st   BN
 Tony NathanRB Sr.6-2195 1st   MA
 Tony NathanB Sr.6-2190 1st   BPH
 
 1973   4A 
 BentonT HM   BN
 Tony NathanB Jr.6-0195 1st   BN
 Tony NathanB Jr.190 1st   BPH
 
 1972   4A 
 Bubba HollandLB Sr.6-1195 1st   BPH
 Bubba HollandT Sr.5-11215 HM   BN
 
 1971   4A 
 Bubba HollandG HM   BN
 
 1970   4A 
 Bobby ParksB HM   BN
 
 1969   4A 
 David LangnerB Sr.5-9180 2nd   AP
 David LangnerHB Sr.5-11180 2nd   BPH
 David LangnerB Sr.5-9180 2nd   BN
 Raymond RogersIL HM   BPH
 Scott LangnerLB Sr.5-10195 1st   BPH
 Scott LangnerG Sr.5-10210 1st   BN
 Scott LangnerG Sr.5-10210 1st   AP
 
 1968   4A 
 Scott LangnerG Jr. HM   BN
 
 1965   4A 
 FitzgeraldE HM   BN
 Larry HelmsHB Sr.170 2nd   AP
 Larry HelmsHB Sr.170 1st   BPH
 Larry HelmsB Sr.170 1st   BN
 
 1964   4A 
 Ralph LorinoB HM   BN
 Ralph LorinoB HM   BPH
 Vic RoyalC Sr.202 1st   BN
 Vic RoyalC Sr.200 1st   BPH
 Vic RoyalC Sr.200 2nd   AP
 
 1963   4A 
 Jerry GarrisonB HM   BPH
 Jerry GarrisonB HM   BN
 Rick HughesT Sr.6-2225 1st   BPH
 Rick HughesT Sr.6-2225 HM   BN
 Vic RoyalG Jr.192 2nd   BN
 Vic RoyalC Jr.192 2nd   BPH
 
 1962   3A 
 Tommy GarrisonB HM   BN
 
 1961   3A 
 Harold MorganE Sr.171 2nd   BN
 Harold MorganE Sr.171 HM   BPH
 Ray BetheaG HM   BPH
 Ray BetheaT HM   BN
 Tommy LovelessB HM   BN
 Tommy LovelessB HM   BPH
 
 1960   3A 
 Buddy SandersT HM   BN
 Robin AbbottB HM   BN
 Robin AbbottB HM   MA
 Robin AbbottB HM   ASWA
 W. AllisonG Sr.170 2nd   BN
 W. AllisonG Sr.170 1st   ASWA
 
 1959   3A 
 Ralph BoyerT Sr.215 2nd   BN
 Ralph BoyerG Sr.205 2nd   BPH
 Sonny BoggsG Sr.175 1st   BN
 Sonny BoggsG Sr.175 1st   MA
 
 1958   3A 
 HuttoE HM   MA
 Larry DanielB Sr.190 HM   MA
 Larry DanielB Sr.190 2nd   BPH
 SmithT HM   MA
 
 1957   A 
 DanielFB HM   MA
 KornegayT HM   MA
 
 1956   A 
 Benny ShepherdT HM   MA
 Benny ShepherdT Sr.200 2nd   BPH
 Benny ShepherdT Sr.200 1st   BN
 Bob PatrickT Sr.186 2nd   BN
 Bob PatrickG Sr.186 1st   BPH
 Bob PatrickG Sr.186 2nd   MA
 BusbyQB HM   MA
 DanielHB HM   MA
 Jack RutledgeFB Sr.190 1st   MA
 Jack RutledgeB Sr.190 1st   BPH
 Jack RutledgeB Sr.190 1st   BN
 James GodwinB 3rd   BPH
 Kenny MorganCoach 1st   BPH
 
 1955   A 
 Bob PatrickG HM   MA
 Bob PatrickG 2nd   BPH
 Cecil HurtB 3rd   BPH
 Dan SimsC Sr.172 1st   BN
 Dan SimsC Sr.172 1st   BPH
 Dan SimsC Sr.172 HM   MA
 Don CochranG Sr. 3rd   BPH
 Don CochranG Sr. 2nd   BN
 GlassB HM   MA
 Jack RutledgeB Jr. 2nd   BN
 Jack RutledgeB Jr. 1st   MA
 Jack RutledgeB 2nd   BPH
 Morris HarwoodE Sr.180 HM   MA
 Morris HarwoodE Sr.180 1st   BN
 Morris HarwoodE Sr.180 1st   BPH
 OTooleB HM   MA
 Rosy RyanB 3rd   BPH
 Rosy RyanB HM   MA
 
 1954   3A 
 Bill ShelnuttB 3rd   BPH
 Bill ShelnuttB HM   MA
 Bo PowersG HM   MA
 Bo PowersG 2nd   BPH
 Hugh PatrickT 2nd   BPH
 Hugh PatrickT HM   MA
 Hugh PatrickT Sr. 2nd   BN
 Jim PowersG Sr. 2nd   BN
 RyanB HM   MA
 
 1953   3A 
 DahlkeC 3rd   BPH
 FaulknerG 3rd   BPH
 Jimmy ReeceE 2nd   BPH
 Jimmy ReeceE Sr.180 2nd   BN
 
 1952   3A 
 Don GarrardB 3rd   BPH
 
 1951   3A 
 Don PowellT Sr.185 1st   BN
 
 1950   A 
 BetheaG HM   MA
 Charles MalcolmB 2nd   MA
 Charles MalcolmB Sr.180 2nd   BN
 Charles MalcolmB 2nd   BPH
 Clay JollyE HM   BPH
 Clay JollyE HM   MA
 Dick SteberG Sr.190 3rd   BN
 Dick SteberG 3rd   BPH
 Doug GarrettB 3rd   BPH
 Doug GarrettB 3rd   MA
 John SteberG 1st   MA
 
 1949   A 
 SowellB HM   MA
 WoodsG HM   MA
 WoodsG HM   BNAH
 
 1948   A 
 BookerB HM   MA
 HolmesB 2nd   BNAH
 VaserburgT 3rd   BNAH
 
 1947   A 
 Charles JustoE Sr. 1st   MA
 Charles JustoE Sr. 1st   BNAH
 EdwardsE HM   MA
 LangnerB 2nd   BNAH
 Tommy EdwardsE 3rd   BNAH
 
 1945   A 
 Bill PrenticeC Sr.170 2nd   BNAH
 Bill PrenticeC 1st   MA
 Eugene DriverG 2nd   MA
 Eugene DriverG Sr.165 1st   BNAH
 McQueenB HM   BNAH
 
 1944   A 
 Bill PrenticeC 3rd   BNAH
 Cecil GainesG 4th   BNAH
 Lewis LawleyT 180 1st   BNAH
 RagsdaleE HM   BNAH
 Ray LaneyB 4th   BNAH
 
 1943   A 
 ArthurE 1st   MA
 FlorenceT HM   BN
 Harry GilmerB 1st   MA
 Harry GilmerB 150 1st   BN
 Ivan LeonardG 2nd   BN
 Ivan LeonardG HM   MA
 LangnerB HM   BN
 Lewis LawleyT 1st   MA
 Lewis LawleyT 177 1st   BN
 Paul ArthurE 155 1st   BN
 PettusB HM   BN
 PrenticeC HM   BN
 PrenticeC HM   MA
 
 1942   A 
 Byron ChamblessRE 1st   MA
 Byron ChamblessE 185 1st   BN
 Charles PrenticeC 2nd   BN
 Charles PrenticeC 1st   MA
 Charles RushG 3rd   BN
 DuncanG HM   MA
 Leon CochraneQB 1st   MA
 Leon CochraneB 190 1st   BN
 MarlowT HM   MA
 RezireB HM   MA
 RushG HM   MA
 Travis TidwellB 2nd   MA
 Travis TidwellB 2nd   BN
 
 1941   A 
 ArthurT 3rd   MA
 H.M. SmalleyG 185 1st   MA
 H.M. SmalleyG 184 1st   BNAH
 Leon CochraneQB 3rd   BNAH
 Leon CochraneQB HM   MA
 McKinneyC HM   MA
 Oscar CagleQB 162 1st   MA
 Oscar CagleHB 165 1st   BNAH
 WeldonT 3rd   BNAH
 WeldonT HM   MA
 
 1940   A 
 Billy CallahanG HM   MA
 Billy CallahanG 2nd   BN
 DillQB HM   BN
 DillB HM   MA
 Harry GilmerB 2nd   MA
 Harry GilmerHB 2nd   BN
 Joe NorrellE 3rd   BN
 Joe NorrellE 1st   MA
 JonesB HM   MA
 McKinneyC HM   BN
 
 1939   A 
 ArthurT HM   MA
 BlackG HM   MA
 BlackG 2nd   BN
 Bobby LongG 180 1st   MA
 Bobby LongG Sr.180 1st   BN
 DillB HM   BN
 Harry GilmerB HM   BN
 NorrellE HM   BN
 SansingFB HM   MA
 TilleryB HM   BN
 
 1938   A 
 BlackG HM   BN
 BlackG HM   MA
 LongG 2nd   MA
 LongG 2nd   BN
 MontgomeryHB HM   MA
 NorrellE HM   BN
 RichardsC HM   MA
 TarrantHB 3rd   MA
 TarrantHB 3rd   BN
 
 1937   A 
 Gabe NorrisG 220 1st   MA
 NorrisG 2nd   BN
 Sam SharpeE 6-0185 1st   BN
 Sam SharpeE 2nd   MA
 TarrantHB HM   MA
 William GilesHB HM   MA
 William GilesHB 5-9160 1st   BN
 
 1936   A 
 Earl FulliloveT 6-0195 1st   BN
 Earl FulliloveT 6-0200 1st   MA
 GilesHB HM   MA
 Holt RastE 5-11174 1st   MA
 Holt RastE 5-11174 1st   BN
 NorrisG HM   BN
 NorrisT HM   MA
 Sam SharpeE 3rd   MA
 Sam SharpeE 2nd   BN
 WolfeG HM   BN
 WolfeG HM   MA
 
 1935   A 
 Earl FulliloveT HM   MA
 Earl FulliloveG 3rd   BN
 Holt RastE 5-11174 3rd   BN
 Holt RastE 3rd   MA
 KirbyFB HM   MA
 KirbyB HM   BN
 NorrisG HM   BN
 NorrisG HM   MA
 SharpeC HM   MA
 SharpeC HM   BN
 
 1934   A 
 AdcockG HM   MA
 BrewerQB HM   MA
 CarterHB HM   MA
 EagerE HM   MA
 EtheredgeT HM   MA
 KirbyFB HM   MA
 
 1933   A 
 BalesB HM   BAH
 
 1931   A 
 Robert WrightE 2nd   BAH
 WrightE 1st   BP
 
 1930   A 
 HyndsE 2nd   BAH
 
 1928   A 
 Robert ArthurT 2nd   BN
 
 1927   A 
 BondurantG HM   MA
 BondurantG HM   BN
 PateHB 2nd   BN
 PateHB 2nd   BAH
 PateHB 2nd   MA
 Walter LaneyE 1st   BAH
 Walter LaneyE 1st   MA
 Walter LaneyE 1st   BN
 
 1926   A 
 Howard ChappelleLE 1st   BN
 Howard ChappelleLE 1st   MA
 
 1924   A 
 ChandlerLE 2nd   BAH
 JonesRG 1st   BAH
 Potts LevvyLH 1st   BAH
 
 1923   A 
 Billy BancroftQB 1st   BAH
 LevvyFB 1st   BAH
 SentellE 1st   BAH
 
 1922   A 
 BancroftQB 1st   BN
 Billy BancroftQB 2nd   BAH
 James CawthroneG 1st   BN
 LevvyHB 1st   BN



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