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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1962  Birmingham Post Herald  2A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1962 2A All-State football team. First team players are listed by position, name, school, height, weight and class. Honorable mention selections are listed by name, school and class.

Birmingham Post Herald  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Bill Radney Handley B  Sr. 180
 Gerald Short Lineville B  Sr. 165
 Hank Spires Shelby County B  Sr. 175
 Tom Bryan. Geneva County B  Sr. 180
 Bill Gunter Ashford E  Jr. 170
 Eugene Boone Shelby County E  Sr. 195
 Warren Corbin Gordo T  Sr. 180
 Richard Cole Crossville T  Sr. 205
 Cecil Dowdy Cherokee G  Sr. 195
 A. Barrentine Cordova G  Sr. 165
 Randy Weaver UMS C  Sr. 208
 Doug Lockridge Valley Coach  
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Gary Wright Cleburne County B  
 Jim Bruce Crossville B  
 Louis De Angelo UMS B  
 Mike Davis Crossville B  
 Buddy Cutcliffe Walter Wellborn E  
 Franklin Whaley Lineville E  
 Benny Rex Johnson Ashford T  
 Richard Wood Glencoe T  
 Billy Fields Geraldine G  Sr.
 Johnny Bigbee Munford G  Sr. 195
 Conrad Nox Oneonta C  
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Don Israel Crossville B  
 Billy Lippeatt West Blocton B  
 Bobby Tindell Geneva County B  
 Phillip Head Holtville B  
 Gary Armstrong Leeds B  
 Jackie Gray Handley B  
 Ray Carwile West Limestone B  
 Wayne Baldwin W.S. Neal B  
 Lewis Hayles Monroe County B  
 Terry Clark W.S. Neal B  
 Steve Holley Samson E  
 Richard Walker Clarke County E  
 Gene Wilson Gordo E  
 Lester Herring Holtville E  
 Franklin Whaley Lineville E  
 Alex Ashton W.S. Neal T  Sr.
 Jerry Smitherman Montevallo T  
 Joe Smith Cleburne County T  
 Roy Tatum Flomaton T  Sr.6-2 205
 Rudy Nettles Monroe County T  
 Tom Blount Leroy G  
 Joe Mack Smith Leeds G  
 James Champion Gordo G  
 Charles Jarrett Holtville G  
 Charles Dalton Slocomb C  
 Jerry Durden Holtville C  
 Robert Gigsby Evergreen C  

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BAH  - Birmingham Age-Herald
BNAH  - Birmingham News Age-Herald
MAJ  - Montgomery Advertiser-Journal
BN  - Birmingham News
BPH  - Birmingham Post-Herald
MA  - Montgomery Advertiser
ASWA  - Alabama Sports Writers Association
ACSA  -  Alabama Christian School Association

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.