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Parker Football Team History

Parker Thundering Herd
A.H.Parker High School

900 4th St. N. Birmingham, AL 35204
Stadium: Major Brown Memorial Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Cecil Leonard
Region: 6A-R13
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1933  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 2020

1987 Season Highlights
 Cecil Leonard enters his 10th season as Head Coach at Parker.
 The Thundering Herd finished 2nd in Region 13.
 The Thundering Herd set a team record for most points scored by both teams with 96 points.
1987 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28   Jackson-Olin    28   32   L    Legion Field   
 Thu., Sep. 3   Phillips Birmingham   *  48   6   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Berry    20   15   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Carver Birmingham    35   34   W (3OT)   Legion Field   
 Fri., Sep. 25   West End   *  29   6   W    Legion Field   
 Thu., Oct. 1   Woodlawn    50   12   W    Legion Field   
 Thu., Oct. 8   Ensley   *  6   2   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Hayes    69   27   W    Legion Field   
 Thu., Oct. 22   Wenonah    43   7   W    Legion Field   
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Minor   *  20   28   L    Legion Field   
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Albertville    43   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Huffman    33   37   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1987 Season Totals
  Points Scored424
  Scoring Average35.3
  Points Allowed212
  Defense Average17.7
  Opponents Record60-68
  Region Record3-1
  Home Record1-0
  Away Record3-2
1987 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/14/19877 8(6-1) ASWA
10/21/19878 7(7-1) ASWA
10/28/19879 5(8-1) ASWA
8/12/1987PS 8 ASWA
1987 Class 6A Region 13 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Minor 9-42641402-174454-09940  Berry Halladay
Parker 9-34242121-176433-110342  Cecil Leonard
West End 6-41591181-34873  Ray Williams
Phillips Birmingham 4-61331831-334100  Nathaniel Kelly
Ensley 6-41711000-43768  Glen Thompson

1987 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 John Macon OL Sr.6-0265 AL-MS Game  
 Robert Jones RB Sr.6-0180 AL-MS Game  
 Robert Jones RB Sr.6-0180 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Robert Jones RB Sr.6-0180 Mr. Football  ASWA
 Robert Jones RB Sr.6-0180 6A Player of the Year  ASWA
 Robert Jones RB Sr.6-0180 Super 12  ASWA

1987 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Gary ClaytonQB Jr. HM  BN
 Gary ClaytonQB Jr. HM  ASWA
 John MaconOL Sr. HM  BN
 John MaconOL Sr. HM  ASWA
 Orlando TruittWR Jr. HM  ASWA
 Robert JonesRB Sr.6-0185 1st  BN
 Robert JonesRB Sr.6-0180 1st  ASWA

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