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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Bessemer City NFL Players

Bessemer City Purple Tigers
Bessemer City High School

100 High School Dr. Bessemer, AL 35022
Stadium: Bessemer City Stadium
Colors: Purple & White
Coach: Rudy Griffin

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 Player   Born   College   Position   Years   Pro Team 
 Larry Barnes  Bessemer  Tennessee StateFB/RB1977-79  San Diego, Philadelphia, St. Louis
 Maxie Baughan  Forkland  Georgia TechLB1960-74  Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Washington
 Earl Cochran  Birmingham  Alabama StateDE2005-07  Houston
 Ricky Davis  Birmingham  AlabamaDB1975-77  Cincinnati, Tampa Bay, Kansas City
 Anthony Henton  Bessemer  TroyLB1986-88  Pittsburgh
 Reese McCall  Bessemer  AuburnTE1978-85  Baltimore, Detroit
 Kerry Rhodes  Birmingham  LouisvilleDB2005-06  NY Jets
 DeMeco Ryans  Bessemer  AlabamaLB2006-07  Houston

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Players must have played high school football within the state to qualify. Players must have played in at least one regular season game for an NFL team.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.