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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1978  Montgomery Advetiser  3A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1978 3A 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.

Montgomery Advetiser  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Greg Burney Hanceville QB  Sr.6-0 185
 Thomas Coffey Colbert County RB  Sr.6-2 180
 Tony Dykes Eufaula RB  Sr.6-0 195
 Reggie Brown T.R. Miller RB  Sr.5-11 190
 Billy Anthony Andalusia E  
 Russ Wood Elba E  Sr.6-3 200
 Randy Boggs Chilton County OL  
 Doug Collins Andalusia OL  Sr.6-4 256
 Tom Lipkin Fultondale OL  
 Bruce Bryan Cullman OL  
 Jeff Ellis Eufaula OL  Jr.6-0 215
Montgomery Advetiser  *  First Team Defense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Clarke Johnson Opp DL  
 Morgan Davis Stanhope Elmore DL  
 David Markham Hamilton DL  5-10 170
 Alan Underwood Deshler DL  Jr.
 Robert Russell Demopolis LB  Sr.6-2 220
 Dowe Aughtman T.R. Miller LB  Sr.5-3 230
 Carl Worthy Lanett LB  6-0 215
 Dirk Bell Tallassee DB  
 Chris Spence Eufaula DB  
 Leon Hattaway Andalusia DB  
 Barry Cole Curry DB  
 Benny Dolbare Jackson K  
Montgomery Advetiser  *  Coach of the Year 
 Coach   Team 
 George Cochran Eufaula   

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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

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