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Alabama High School Football Players


 
 John Sistrunk
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1974 1A/2A HB 1st  BN
1974 2A RB 1st  BPH
1974 2A RB 1st  MA

 Awards
 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1974  All Southern HB Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1974  Super All-State B Sr.  Bham News
 1974  All-Star Game FB Sr.  
  
   
  Born: 
  High School: Cottonwood
  Position: Fullback
  Height/Weight: 6'0" / 210
  Senior Season: 1974
  College: Auburn
 
 


 High School Bio:

            Sistrunk rushed for 3,400 yards his last two seasons at Cottonwood. Played tailback on varsity squad for 2 years and was captain of team. Earned Birmingham News All-State Team, All-Southern, Scholastic Coach All-American, All-Conference. Scored 19 touchdowns his senior year.





Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.