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 David Campbell 

David Campbell grew up in Sumiton, Alabama and graduated from Dora High School where he was a star lineman on the football field.

Campbell was a two time All-SEC defensive tackle at Auburn in 1967-69. He was selected to the first team NEA All-American team in 1968. Also in that year, Campbell was twice an Associated Press Southeastern Lineman of the Week, Sports Illustrated Lineman of the Week and was named Most Valuable Lineman in Auburns 34-10 Sun Bowl victory over Arizona.

Campbell came to Walker High School in 1971 as an assistant coach and worked with Coach Larry Blakeney. He became the head football coach in 1975, leading the Vikings to the State Championship game in 1977 before the Vikings fell to Berry of Birmingham 21-0.

He remained at Walker for the next thirteen seasons. His Viking teams made the playoffs four times during his tenure and his record at Walker was 80-59.

In 1997 Coach Campbell accepted the head coaching position at nearby Sumiton Christian. His first team finished 9-1 and in 2000 they went 11-1, losing in the second round of the state playoffs.

Campbells overall football record is 130-86 in 20 seasons as a head coach.

He was named Class 6A Coach of the Year and served as the president of the Fifth District Board of the Alabama High Scholl Athletic Association.

Known Record:  132-84-0   61.1%
 Season Total   Playoffs   Region Record 
 Team   Season  Class   W/L/T   PF  PA   W/L/T  PF  PA   Region  Title  W/L/T   PF  PA 
Sumiton Christian
Sumiton Christian2003 2A3-7189226R42-5134158
Sumiton Christian2002 2A5-61392120-1612R44-3104130
Sumiton Christian2001 1A7-42371820-1720R65-2187119
Sumiton Christian2000 1A11-15152051-14225R6#7-0340123
Sumiton Christian1999 AISA-AAA9-32911781-14147Central4-112373
Sumiton Christian1998 AISA-AAA6-52771960-12134Central4-117383
Sumiton Christian1997 AISA-AAA9-1331116WestNE
 7 Years50-27197913152-511713826-121061686
Walker1987 6A2-898186R120-43596
Walker1986 6A4-6135204R121-33489
Walker1985 6A5-5116117R122-24561
Walker1984 6A5-5164129R121-35349
Walker1983 4A7-4147131R82-34381
Walker1982 4A5-5131107R81-43372
Walker1981 4A4-6154142R82-26152
Walker1980 4A6-51271030-11226R8#3-14710
Walker1979 4A8-42381221-12122R82-17932
Walker1978 4A9-1321124R83-110562
Walker1977 4A12-23171253-17248R8#4-013722
Walker1976 4A8-32071270-12841R8#4-09614
Walker1975 4A7-3145102
 13 Years82-57230017194-413313725-24768640
 20 Years132-84427930346-925027551-3618291326

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