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Alabama High School Football All State Team

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1989  Birmingham News  4A  All-State Team

The following players were selected for the 1989 4A 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 News  *  First Team Offense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Jason Clement Colbert County QB  Sr.6-1 215
 Kenyatta Jones Colbert County RB  Jr.5-7 165
 Michael Johnson Cherokee County RB  Jr.5-11 195
 Steven Coleman Pike County RB  Sr.5-7 175
 Arnie Howard Mortimer Jordan WR  Jr.5-10 165
 Dameian Jefferies B.B. Comer WR  Jr.6-6 245
 Chad Gladden Cherokee County OL  Sr.6-5 255
 Marc Hunt Sheffield OL  Sr.6-3 270
 Jason Floyd Pleasant Grove OL  Sr.6-4 265
 Steve Street Jemison OL  Sr.6-0 250
 Shane Slaton Oneonta OL  Sr.6-0 280
 David Elrod Oneonta PK  Sr.6-1 175
Birmingham News  *  First Team Defense 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Jimmy Jones Colbert County DB  Sr.6-2 177
 Kelvin Ryans Greensboro DB  Sr.5-11 170
 Rod Young Munford DB  Sr.5-11 180
 Reginald Poelinitz Greensboro LB  Sr.6-0 204
 Tony Burnham T.R. Miller LB  Sr.6-0 198
 John Ford Tarrant LB  Sr.6-1 180
 Marcus Hill. Sheffield LB  Sr.6-3 225
 Jamarah Nevitt Wenonah DL  Sr.6-4 210
 Eric Cross New Hope DL  Sr.6-0 240
 Coty Jones Montevallo DL  Sr.6-5 248
 Tony Lee Pike County DL  Jr.6-0 239
 Darrell Smith Munford P  Sr.6-3 225
Birmingham News  *  Honorable Mention Team 
 Player   Team   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt. 
 Dee Johnson Brooks QB  Sr.
 Chris Duck Lanett QB  Sr.5-10 175
 Greg McGraw Mortimer Jordan QB  Jr.
 Shawn Hale Calhoun QB  Sr.
 Richard Bennett Greensboro RB  Jr.5-7 203
 Tony Richardson Daleville RB  Sr.
 Rufus Marshall Ashford RB  Jr.
 Sam Shade Wenonah RB  Sr.
 James Baker Cleburne County RB  Sr.
 Damien Hines Montevallo RB  Sr.
 Derrick Washington Southside Selma RB  Jr.
 Eric Craig Slocomb RB  Sr.
 Eric Andrews Dale County WR  Sr.
 J.J. Price Slocomb WR  Jr.6-0 175
 Vic Martin Litchfield OL  Sr.
 Stan Newton Lanett OL  Sr.5-9 269
 Emmitt Ricks Colbert County OL  Sr.6-2 300
 Dale Brooks Sumter County OL  Sr.
 Freddie Ford Dadeville OL  Sr.
 Johnny Greenway Tarrant OL  Sr.
 Joey Davis Pike County OL  Sr.
 Jeri Goodman Tallassee PK  Sr.6-4 230
 Hollywood McGraw Tarrant DB  Sr.5-10 185
 Neal Underwood Mortimer Jordan DB  Sr.
 Marshall Hagler Slocomb LB  Sr.
 Cedric Ryans Greensboro LB  Sr.
 Blake Isben UMS-Wright DL  Jr.
 Carlos Burnett Colbert County DL  Sr.6-2 165
 Gary Johnson Oneonta DL  Sr.
 Robert Baker Litchfield DL  Sr.6-0 190
 Thomas Davis East Limestone DL  Jr.
 Scott Jernigan Dale County P  Sr.6-0 175

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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