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1962 Foley Lions


 1962    Foley Lions
 Record: 10-0-0
 Head Coach: Ivan Jones
 
 The 1962 Foley Lions were chosen Class A State Champions by the Birmingham News from District 1.
 

 
 

The Foley Lions, led by future NFL quarterback Kenny Snake Stabler followed up on their 1961 State Title by repeating in 1962. The Lions have won 29 of their last 30 games. Snake would run for 5 touchdowns and throw for another 15 in 1962 as a junior. The Lions had a powerful running game with Wayne Chisenhall, 7 TDs, and Don Foster, 10 TDs, leading the way.


 1962    Foley Lions Team Photo


1962  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 13   Vigor W
 20   Escambia FL 14 W
 37   Alba W
 32   Catholic FL W
 27   Robertsdale W
 34   Escambia County W
 37   Baldwin County W
 52   Grand Bay W
 27   UMS W
 21   Fairhope W
  
300 10-0-0 53


1962 Foley All-State Players
 Don FosterFB Sr.185 1  ASWA
 Ronnie HeltonE Sr. 1  ASWA
 Teddy GibsonG Sr. HM  ASWA
 Wayne ChisenhallHB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Don FosterB Sr.188 1  BN
 Teddy GibsonG Sr.200 2  BN
 Ronnie HeltonE Sr. HM  BN
 Ronnie HeltonE Sr.175 1  BPH
 Don FosterB Sr.185 1  BPH
 Teddy GibsonG Sr. 2  BPH
 Teddy GibsonG Sr. HM  BPH
 Thurston LauderE Sr. HM  BPH
 Wayne ChisenhallB Sr. HM  BPH


1962 Foley All-Star Players
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game   
 Ronnie Helton E Sr. 6-3 180 Tulane  
 Don Foster HB Sr. 5-10 188 Georgia Tech  




1962 Foley Roster
 
Ronnie Helton, E, Capt.
Don Foster, B, Capt.
Teddy Gibson, G, Capt.
Dennis Crosby, T
Raymond Jones, HB
Thurston Lauder, E
Henry Malec, G
Bill Rabren, C
Otis Reed, HB
Charles Rockstall, T
Dickie Sute, G
Wayne Chisenhall, HB
Tommy Underwood, HB
Mike Cody, T
Dodson Creighton, T
Jimmy Paul, QB
Tommy Rhodes, G
Robert Shepherd, C
Kenny Stabler, QB
Kenny Carver, HB
Ted Gauthier, E
Paul Gibson, E
Bob Harding, E
James Jensen, G
Glen McBride, HB
Freddy Michaelson, G
Harry Miller, G
Norman Moore, FB
Al Plash, E
Blaine Sheffield, T
William Taylor, T


Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.