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Alabama High School Football Players


 
 Carlton Rankin
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1958 2A B 1st  BN
1958 2A B 1st  BPH
1958 2A B 2nd  MA

 Awards
 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1958  All Southern B Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 1958  All American FB Sr.  WW
 1958  Back of Year B Sr.  Bham Post-Herald
 1958  All-Star Game FB Sr.  
  
   
  Born: 
  High School: Piedmont
  Position: Fullback
  Height/Weight: 5'11" / 180
  Senior Season: 1958
  College: Alabama
 
 


 High School Bio:

            Rankin was named All-Calhoun County two years, Calhoun County Back of the Year in 1958, Class AA Back of the Year, All-State, All-Southern, All-American. He also played basketbal1, baseball, track and tennis. He played varsity football four years, served as captain in 1958 and performed kickoffs, extra point, quick kick and passing duties. Rankin scored 102 points on 24 touchdowns and 18 conversions as a senior at Piedmont. He rushed for 1,102 yards and averaged 5.6 yards a carry. He also completed 35 of 54 passes for 450 yards.





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