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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1979  Birmingham Post Herald  2A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1979 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. 
 Don Lawson Bridgeport HB  Sr.5-11 180
 Micky Willingham Plainview HB  Sr.5-10 185
 Thomas Calhoun Winterboro HB  Sr.5-11 185
 Wellington Hope Collinsville HB  
 Rick Frederick St. Pauls E  
 Phillip Robertson Susan Moore E  Sr.6-3 195
 Randy Chapman Section E  
 Alvin Wright Randolph County NG  Sr6-2 225
 Fritz Vaughn Colbert Heights T  Sr. 205
 Jim Freeman Thomasville T  Sr.6-2 247
 Stanley Parker Vinemont T  Sr.6-3 230
Birmingham Post Herald  *  First Team Defense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Coach of the Year 
 Coach   Team 
 Charles Butch Toner Lexington   
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Second Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Clay Williams Hazlewood HB  Sr.6-0 180
 Danny Horn Clay County HB  Sr.6-1 165
 Johnny Stephens Elkmont HB  
 Johnny Waddell Lexington HB  
 Tommy Hammond Lexington E  Sr. 170
 Todd Botcher Oneonta T  
 Stuart Mitchell Plainview T  Sr.6-2 240
 Tracy Turner Washington County T  
 Mark Turner Elkmont T  
 Glenn Pilcher Elmore County LB  
 Bobby Johnson Stevenson PK  
Birmingham Post Herald  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Dale Martin Elmore County B  
 Jeff Miller Susan Moore B  
 Jeff Parker Gordo B  
 Gary ONeal Randolph County B  
 Donnie Arnold Thomasville B  
 Mike Lovelady Hatton B  
 Paul Embrey Lincoln B  
 Ray Vollenweider Catholic Montgomery B  
 Kenny Rodgers Northside B  Jr.
 Joey Williams Brooks B  
 David Ward Colbert Heights B  Sr.5-11 180
 Len Miller Oneonta B  
 Willie Prude Pickens County B  
 Terry Phillips Vinemont B  
 Robert Turner Southern Choctaw B  
 Sammy Hayes Warrior B  
 Thomas Jones Hazlewood B  
 Tony Martin Fyffe B  
 Tony Shirley Gordo L  
 William Hale Geraldine L  
 Thornton Stephens St. Pauls L  
 Ronnie Scruggs Southern Choctaw L  Sr.6-3 250
 Ross Dye Munford L  
 Steve Tyler Ardmore L  
 Larry Adams Pickens County L  
 Randy Bridges Cordova L  Sr.6-0 200
 Micah Hopper Warrior L  
 Michael Greathouse Dadeville L  
 Greg McCain Lexington L  
 David Baumhower Northside L  Sr.6-3 210
 David Mullins Elmore County L  
 Bobby Penchion Hazlewood L  Sr. 180
 Bryant Baugher West Limestone L  
 Butch Morrison Brooks L  
 Byron Thomas Plainview L  

Some records may be incomplete. We have chosen to publish this information in hopes our visitors will participate in assisting us to complete every school.
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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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