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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

High School Football Bowl Games

      High School Football Bowl games were played around the state prior to the playoffs being implemented by the AHSAA in 1966. Some football bowl games continued even after the playoff games commenced. Most bowl games were tied to charities and became huge successes in many cities. The AHSAA would not allow teams to play more than ten games in a season so all participant had only played nine regular season games.

      Below are some of the football bowl games and their history. More will be added as they are researched.

Bowl Game City
Academy Bowl Evergreen
Apple Bowl Roanoke
Camellia Bowl Greenville
Central Alabama Bowl  
Charity Bowl Gadsden
Charity Bowl Etowah
Chemical Bowl McIntosh
Crippled Children's Classic Birmingham
Christian Bowl Phenix City
Deer Bowl Livingston
Dental Clinic Bowl Birmingham
Fountain City Bowl Prattville
Freedom Bowl Enterprise
Jaycee Bowl Grove Hill
Lions Bowl Headland
Military Bowl Montgomery
Oil Bowl Citronelle
Paper Bowl Linden
Peanut Bowl Dothan
Pine Bowl Childersburg
Rotary Classic Bowl Walker
Tomato Bowl Oneonta
Turkey Bowl Anniston
Turkey Bowl Sylacauga
Veterans Bowl Greenville

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Ken Stabler, Bart Starr, Ozzie Newsome, John Stallworth, John Hannah and Buck Buchanan are all members of the NFL Hall of Fame and played high school football in Alabama.