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Alabama All-Star Game




         
1950

      The 1950 All-Star game was the first after the new division of the state and each squad had five coaches due to the fact that the Fifth District was divided. The Northern team was directed by Larry "Buck" Hughes, Huntsville, as head coach. His assistants were Estes Hudson, Winfield; Allen McNeese, Lineville; Jim Glover, Etowah; and Russell Inman, Fairfield. The South was guided by Mal Morgan, Lanett, as head coach. His assistants were Ward Proctor, West End; John Simpkins, Jackson; Bill Moseley, Lanier; and Jim Reynolds, Elba.

      The Southern team won its first victory in the series 12-7. Charles Littles was the outstanding backfield star of the game, gaining 81 yards in 17 rushes. Roy Freeman was the outstanding lineman. Freeman hailed from Decatur, and Littles from Andalusia. Buddy Cranford from Tuscaloosa and Claude Sala of West End also were very potent ball carriers. From the game, 15 of the stars entered Auburn and 25 went to Alabama, a large percentage of them played varsity for the first year.





 1950 
 North Roster 
 Player   Team   Position   Ht.   Wt.   Class   College 
  G.B. Beasley  Etowah LG 185Sr.  
  Billy Ray Brown  Fort Payne E Sr.  Tennessee Chattanooga
  Bob Burns  Lineville FB 180Sr.  
  Don Chapman  Anniston T Sr.  
  Harold Chapman  Holt G Sr.  
  John Chesser  Brookwood G Sr.  
  Bob Chester  Lineville B Sr.  
  David Cotton  Brilliant B Sr.  
  Lawrence Crowson  Sheffield LHB 170Sr.  
  James Davis  Hamilton RG 190Sr.  Alabama
  Roy Freeman  Decatur RE 175Sr.  
  Bobby Harris  Oxford C 197Sr.  
  Marvin Hill  Huntsville QB 170Sr.  
  Fred Horn  Decatur RT 220Sr.  Alabama
  Gaines Lawrence  Fayette County B Sr.  
  Frank Mickle  Anniston C 185Sr.  Alabama
  Jimmy Mitcherson  Winfield B Sr.  
  Bill Oliver  Aliceville B Sr.  Alabama
 Paul Prestage  Red Bay B Sr.  
  Carl Rice  Tuscaloosa County B Sr.  
  Don Rogers  Phillips Birmingham T Sr.  
  N.A. Russell  Gadsden LE 165Sr.  
  Chester Skates  Hueytown B Sr.  
  Phillip Smith  Ensley B Sr.  
  Jessie Styres  Tuscaloosa County LT 240Sr.  Alabama
  Marvin Taylor  Decatur RHB 155Sr.  
  Wesley Thompson  Decatur T 210Sr.  Alabama
  Bobby Thrasher  Anniston B Sr.  
  Clarence Tidwell  Huntsville E Sr.  
  James Vinson  Deshler G Sr.  


 1950 
 South Roster 
 Player   Team   Position   Ht.   Wt.   Class   College 
  Chuck Anderson  Jones Valley C Sr.  
  Gerald Austin  Sidney Lanier RE 170Sr.  
  Bill Burbank  West End QB 178Sr.  
  Bob Clark  Rehobeth E Sr.  
  Buddy Cranford  Tuscaloosa B Sr.  Alabama
  James Emmons  Escambia County RT 255Sr.  
  James Emmons  Escambia County G Sr.  
  Bob Farris  Sidney Lanier C 195Sr.  
  Joe Fulgham  Lanett LHB 185Sr.  
  Neil Galloway  West End LG 175Sr.  
  Leroy Gray  Eutaw E Sr.  Alabama
  Bobby Griffin  Bullock County T Sr.  
  Billy Guy  Jackson C Sr.  
  Jesse Holloway  Tallassee G Sr.  
  Steve Hunter  Tuscaloosa B Sr.  Alabama
  Harold Johnson  Greensboro C Sr.  
  Bill Kilpatrick  Bessemer RG 176Sr.  
  Jim Kitchens  Lanett B Sr.  
  Tommy Lewis  Greenville RHB 195Sr.  Alabama
  Charles Little  Andalusia FB 190Sr.  
  Perry Lowery  UMS G Sr.  
  Charles McCurley  Opp T Sr.  
  Jackie Nelson  Opp B Sr.  
  Raymond Newman  Dadeville LE 215Sr.  
  John Greel Ralls  Evergreen B Sr.  
  Jake Renfroe  Troy T Sr.  
  Claude Sala  West End B Sr.  
  Bobby Sherrer  Valley QB 170Sr.  
  Jack Smalley  Tuscaloosa LT6-1 218Sr.  Alabama
  Nicky Tacon  Murphy B Sr.  
  James Ward  Prattville T Sr.  




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