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Etowah All Star Players and Awards


Etowah Blue Devils
Etowah High School

316 Jones St. Attalla, AL 35954
Stadium: Jim Glover Field
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: John Holladay
Region: 5A-R6
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 Honored Players 
 Player   Year   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   College   Source 
 
 Alabama vs. Mississippi All Star Game 
 Patrick Nix1990 QB Sr.6-2185 Auburn 
 Toderick Malone1991 WR Sr.6-0185 Alabama 
 Freddie Kitchens1992 QB Sr.6-3225 Alabama 
 Kenneth Scissum1993 RB Sr.6-2210 Alabama 
 Reggie Worthy1995 WR Sr.6-1170 Auburn 
 Trent Garmon1997 OL Sr.6-2285 Army 
 Torrey Hale1997 DB Sr.5-9168 East Mississippi 
 Derrick Nix1997 LB Sr.6-2215 Southern Miss 
 Kevin Worthy1999 LB Sr.6-2235 Iowa 
 Jermaine Howard1999 DB Sr.6-2175  
 Anthony Mayo1999 QB Sr.6-2210 Jacksonville State 
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Sr.6-0195 Auburn 
 Daulton Hyatt2016 QB Sr.6-4190  
 
 All American 
 Wyman Townsel1950 B Sr.  WW
 John OBar1950 G Sr.  WW
 John OBar1951 G Sr.  WW
 David Gilmer1980 L Sr.6-4245 Alabama Adidas
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Sr.6-0195 Auburn Parade
 
 All Southern 
 Excell Hester1947 B Sr.179  Orlando Sentinel
 Wyman Townsel1950 B Sr.185 Georgia Tech Orlando Sentinel
 Wayne Proffitt1956 HB  Orlando Sentinel
 Derrick Nix1997 LB Sr.6-2215 Southern Miss Orlando Sentinel
 
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game 
 Excell Hester1947 LHB Sr.179  
 Bill Humphries1948 B Sr.  
 G.B. Beasley1949 LG Sr.185  
 Wyman Townsel1950 HB Sr.185 Georgia Tech 
 James Campbell1951 QB Sr.170  
 Joe Marler1960 HB Sr.5-10160  
 Bobby Payne1963 HB Sr.6-2190 Auburn 
 Larry Cheaves1967 G Sr.6-1210  
 Mike Holderfield1969 T Sr.6-2242  
 Dale Adams1973 G Sr.  
 David Gilmer1980 DE Sr.6-5257 Alabama 
 Josh Hutchens1999 DB Sr.6-2180  
 Jermaine Howard1999 DB Sr.6-0185  
 Donnell Horton2000 WR Sr.5-8173  
 Randy Dupree2004 RB Sr.5-11200  
 Jacobi Graves2004 DE Sr.6-6240  
 Patrick Thomas2005 LB Sr.6-0195  
 Patrick Thomas2006 LB Sr.5-11208  
 Dustin Hannah 2007 OL Sr.6-1273  
 Darrin Peterson2011 WR Sr.6-3200  
 
 5A Back of the Year 
 Carnell Williams1999 RB Jr.6-0195 Auburn ASWA
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Sr.6-0195 Auburn ASWA
 
 Mr. Football 
 Freddie Kitchens1992 QB Sr.6-3225 Alabama ASWA
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Sr.6-0195 Auburn ASWA
 
 5A Player of the Year 
 Freddie Kitchens1992 QB Sr.6-3225 Alabama ASWA
 Kenneth Scissum1993 RB Sr.6-2210 Alabama ASWA
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Jr.6-0195 Auburn Gatorade
 
 Super 12 
 Patrick Nix1990 QB Sr.6-2185 Auburn ASWA
 Toderick Malone1991 WR Sr.6-0185 Alabama ASWA
 Freddie Kitchens1992 QB Sr.6-3225 Alabama ASWA
 Kenneth Scissum1993 RB Sr.6-2210 Alabama ASWA
 Carnell Williams1999 RB Jr.6-0195 Auburn ASWA
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Sr.6-0195 Auburn ASWA
 
 Super All-State 
 Patrick Nix1990 QB Sr.6-2185 Auburn Bham News
 Toderick Malone1991 WR Sr.6-1165 Alabama Bham News
 Freddie Kitchens1992 QB Sr.6-3225 Alabama Bham News
 Kenneth Scissum1993 RB Sr.6-2210 Alabama Bham News
 Trent Garmon1996 OL Jr.6-2265  Bham News
 Trent Garmon1997 OL Sr.6-2270 Army Bham News
 Carnell Williams1999 RB Jr.6-1195 Auburn Bham News
 Carnell Williams2000 RB Sr.6-0195 Auburn Bham News
 Jamison Wadley2006 DL Sr.6-4230  Bham News




 All State Players 
 Player   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   College   Source 
 
 2018   5A 
 DeRickey WrightDB Jr. 6-4208 1st   ASWA
 Jamin GrahamDL Sr. 6-6220 1st   ASWA
 Jarren WrightLB Sr. 5-11175 HM   ASWA
 Trey ColeDL Sr. 5-11310 2nd   ASWA
 
 2017   5A 
 Alex HowardDL Jr. 6-2230 2nd   ASWA
 Carter DinglerLB Jr. 6-0175 2nd   ASWA
 Jarren WrightLB Jr. 5-11175 1st   ASWA
 Jessie AltmanDL Jr. HM   ASWA
 Seth LowryOL Sr. 5-11230 2nd   ASWA
 
 2016   5A 
 Andy NolesWR Sr. 5-9160 1st   ASWA
 Daulton HyattQB Sr. 6-4185 2nd   ASWA
 Emil SmithWR So. 6-1175 2nd   ASWA
 Peyton NanceOL Sr. 6-1305 1st   ASWA
 Raul HernandezK Jr. HM   ASWA
 
 2015   5A 
 Chrishun YoungDL Sr.6-0235 2nd   ASWA
 Darius MooreLB Sr.5-10170 1st   ASWA
 Peyton NanceOL Jr.6-0280 1st   ASWA
 
 2014   5A 
 Crishun YoungDL Jr. 6-1238 2nd   ASWA
 Darius MooreLB Jr. 5-10180 1st   ASWA
 Paul RuizRB Jr. 5-7165 2nd   ASWA
 
 2013   5A 
 Coby BryantDL Sr. 6-3230 1st   ASWA
 
 2012   5A 
 Jay DuckettDB Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 2011   5A 
 Darrin PetersonWR Sr.6-4195 1st   ASWA
 
 2008   5A 
 David HawkinsLB Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 2006   5A 
 Evan ReddickRB Jr.5-11190 HM   BN
 Evan ReddickRB Jr.5-11190 HM   ASWA
 Jameson WadleyDL Sr.6-4230 1st   BN
 Jamison WadleyDL Sr.6-4230 1st   ASWA
 Jesus GarciaPK Sr.5-9155 HM   ASWA
 Jesus GarciaPK Sr.5-9155 HM   BN
 Kendric CookTE Jr.6-4225 HM   BN
 Kendric CookTE Jr.6-4225 1st   ASWA
 
 2005   5A 
 Jacobi GravesDL Sr. HM   BN
 Jamison WadleyDL Jr. HM   ASWA
 Jamison WadleyDL Jr. HM   BN
 Randy DupreeRB Sr.5-11210 1st   BN
 Randy DupreeRB Sr.5-11210 1st   ASWA
 
 2004   5A 
 Brandon BookerDL Sr.5-10260 1st   BN
 Brandon BookerDL Sr.5-10260 1st   ASWA
 Jacobi GravesDL Jr. HM   BN
 Jesus GarciaPK So. HM   BN
 Jesus GarciaPK So. HM   ASWA
 Randy DupreeRB Jr. HM   BN
 
 2002   5A 
 Nick FreemanOL Sr. HM   BN
 Nick FreemanOL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Tyrell GlassDL Sr. HM   ASWA
 Tyrell GlassDL Sr. HM   BN
 Varrenza BakerRB Sr. HM   BN
 Varrenza BakerRB Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 2000   5A 
 Carnell WilliamsRB Sr.6-0195 1st   BN
 Carnell WilliamsRB Sr.6-0195 1st   ASWA
 Donnell HortonDB Sr.5-9165 HM   BN
 Donnell HortonDB Sr.5-9165 1st   ASWA
 Eli StricklandOL Sr. HM   BN
 Seth TaylorOL Sr.6-0260 HM   BN
 Seth TaylorOL Sr.6-0260 1st   ASWA
 
 1999   5A 
 Adam GilmerTE Sr. HM   ASWA
 Adam GilmerTE Sr. HM   BN
 Anthony MayoQB Sr. HM   BN
 Anthony MayoQB Sr. HM   ASWA
 Carnell WilliamsRB Jr.6-1195 1st   BN
 Carnell WilliamsRB Jr.6-1195 1st   ASWA
 Jermaine HowardDB Sr.6-2185 1st   BN
 Jermaine HowardWR Sr.6-2185 HM   BN
 Jermaine HowardDB Sr.6-2185 1st   ASWA
 Kevin WorthyLB Sr.6-2235 1st   ASWA
 Kevin WorthyLB Sr.6-2235 1st   BN
 Lance FreemanOL Sr. HM   BN
 Lance FreemanOL Sr. HM   ASWA
 
 1998   5A 
 Adam GilmerWR Jr.5-11190 HM   BN
 Adam GilmerTE Jr.5-11190 1st   ASWA
 Anthony MayoQB Jr. HM   ASWA
 Carnell WIlliamsRB So.6-0180 HM   BN
 Carnell WilliamsATH So.6-0180 1st   ASWA
 Jermaine HowardDB Jr.6-2175 1st   BN
 Jermaine HowardDB Sr.6-2175 1st   ASWA
 Kevin WorthyLB Jr. HM   BN
 Wes GarmonOL Jr. HM   ASWA
 
 1997   5A 
 Derrick NixLB Sr.6-2215 1st   ASWA
 Derrick NixRB Sr.6-2215 1st   BN
 Jeremy PrickettTE Sr.6-3185 1st   ASWA
 Ryan ForeDB Sr. HM   BN
 Torrey HaleDB Sr.5-9165 1st   ASWA
 Torrey HaleDB Sr.5-9165 1st   BN
 Trent GarmonOL Sr.6-2275 1st   ASWA
 Trent GarmonOL Sr.6-2270 1st   BN
 
 1996   5A 
 Derrick NixRB Jr.6-1205 HM   ASWA
 Derrick NixRB Jr.6-1205 HM   BN
 Torrey HaleATH Jr.5-9170 HM   ASWA
 Trent GarmonOL Jr.6-2265 1st   ASWA
 Trent GarmonOL Jr.6-2265 1st   BN
 
 1995   5A 
 Reggie WorthyWR Sr.6-1170 HM   BN
 Reggie WorthyWR Sr.6-1170 1st   ASWA
 
 1994   5A 
 DeCarlos HaleDB Sr. HM   ASWA
 DeCarlos HaleDB Sr. HM   BN
 Eric SimmonsDL Sr.6-0230 1st   BN
 Eric SimmonsDL Sr.6-0230 1st   ASWA
 Gabriel HillLB Sr.6-1190 1st   BN
 Gabriel HillLB Sr.6-1190 HM   ASWA
 Reggie WorthyWR Jr.6-1170 HM   ASWA
 Reggie WorthyWR Jr.6-1170 HM   BN
 Tommy WorthyRB Jr. HM   ASWA
 
 1993   5A 
 DeCarlos HaleDB Jr.6-0170 HM   ASWA
 Kenneth ScissumRB Sr.6-2210 1st   ASWA
 Kenneth ScissumRB Sr.6-2210 1st   BN
 Reggie WorthyWR So.6-1170 HM   BN
 Reggie WorthyWR So.6-1170 HM   ASWA
 Thad BennettLB Sr.6-1185 1st   ASWA
 
 1992   5A 
 Dominick PinsonLB Sr.5-9200 1st   ASWA
 Dominick PinsonLB Sr.5-9205 1st   BN
 Freddie KitchensQB Sr.6-3225 1st   BN
 Freddie KitchensQB Sr.6-3225 1st   ASWA
 
 1991   5A 
 Danny McDillDL Sr.6-4255 1st   BN
 Greg ChildsDL Sr. HM   BN
 Toderick MaloneWR Sr.6-1170 1st   ASWA
 Toderick MaloneWR Sr.6-1165 1st   BN
 
 1990   5A 
 Brian LedbetterOL Sr.6-3215 HM   ASWA
 Brian LedbetterOL Sr.6-3215 1st   BN
 Patrick NixQB Sr.6-2185 1st   ASWA
 Patrick NixQB Sr.6-2185 1st   BN
 Toderick MaloneWR Jr.5-11165 1st   BN
 Toderick MaloneWR Jr.5-11165 1st   ASWA
 
 1989   6A 
 Tyrone NixRB Sr.6-2210 1st   ASWA
 
 1988   6A 
 Mark MeragneRB HM   ASWA
 Mike MoragneRB Sr. HM   BN
 Ralph ScissumLB HM   ASWA
 
 1987   5A 
 Jerry HarrisOL Sr.6-2295 HM   BN
 Jerry HarrisOL Sr.6-2295 1st   ASWA
 Wyman Townsel.Coach 1st   ASWA
 
 1986   5A 
 Craig HolmanP Sr.6-0175 1st   BN
 
 1980   4A 
 David GilmerL Sr.6-4245 1st   BN
 
 1971   4A 
 Ronald GrahamT HM   BN
 
 1970   4A 
 Jim GloverB Sr.190 2nd   BPH
 
 1969   4A 
 Jimmy MorangoB HM   AP
 Mike HolderfieldT Sr.6-2220 1st   BN
 Mike HolderfieldT Sr.6-1220 1st   BPH
 Mike HolderfieldT Sr.6-2230 1st   AP
 
 1968   4A 
 Larry DaughertyMG Sr.195 1st   BPH
 Mike HolderfieldT Jr. HM   BN
 
 1967   4A 
 Allen BlackwellT 200 HM   BN
 Allen BlackwellT 200 2nd   AP
 Larry CheavesLB Sr.195 2nd   BPH
 Larry CheavesG Sr.195 2nd   BN
 Wayne HornbuckleB HM   BN
 
 1966   4A 
 Don OliverB Sr.205 2nd   BN
 Don OliverFB Sr.205 1st   BPH
 Jerry MooreT HM   BN
 
 1965   4A 
 Russell TaliaferroC HM   BN
 Russell TaliaferroC HM   AP
 
 1964   4A 
 David OliverB HM   BN
 Jackie BeckT Sr.182 2nd   BN
 Mark WimpleG HM   BPH
 Mike BullardG HM   BPH
 
 1963   4A 
 Bobby PayneB Sr.6-0205 1st   BPH
 Bobby PayneB Sr.6-0205 1st   BN
 Don HawkinsE HM   BPH
 
 1962   3A 
 Bobby PayneB Jr.180 2nd   BN
 Bobby PayneB Jr.180 3rd   BPH
 Cecil YanceyT HM   BN
 Pug JordanT 1st   ASWA
 Ray DrummondsG HM   BN
 
 1961   4A 
 Jerry GloverB HM   BPH
 
 1960   3A 
 Claude BuckalewC HM   BN
 Claude BuckalewC HM   MA
 Jim KingG HM   BN
 Joe MarlerB Sr.170 1st   ASWA
 Joe MarlerB Sr.170 1st   BN
 Joe MarlerB Sr.170 HM   MA
 Joe MarlerB Sr.170 1st   BPH
 Talmadge WillinghamG 2nd   BPH
 Talmadge WillinghamG 1st   MA
 Talmadge WillinghamG HM   BN
 Talmadge WillinghamG HM   BN
 Thomas MooreT Sr.195 1st   BN
 Thomas MooreT Sr.195 1st   ASWA
 
 1959   3A 
 Joe MarlerB Sr.170 2nd   BN
 Joe MarlerB Sr.170 HM   MA
 WashburnG HM   MA
 
 1958   3A 
 DollarG HM   MA
 Mike YoungT HM   MA
 Mike YoungG 3rd   BPH
 Mike YoungG 2nd   BN
 Ronald PeckB Sr.165 1st   BN
 Ronald PeckB Sr.165 2nd   BPH
 SmithG HM   MA
 Travis MarshT Sr.195 2nd   BPH
 
 1957   A 
 ThompsonT HM   MA
 
 1956   A 
 Billy CameronHB HM   MA
 Billy CameronB 3rd   BPH
 Gene LedbetterG 2nd   BN
 James LedbetterG Sr.185 2nd   BPH
 
 1954   3A 
 Jimmy MayhenB 3rd   BPH
 Joe EdenG 3rd   BPH
 Joe EdenG HM   MA
 Joe EdenG Sr.165 1st   BN
 PerrmanT HM   MA
 
 1952   3A 
 Bobby ColegroveG Sr.170 1st   BPH
 Don ColegroveG 2nd   BN
 Ray SamplesB 2nd   BPH
 
 1951   A 
 BracketT HM   MA
 John OBarB HM   MA
 John OBarB 2nd   BPH
 John OBarG Sr.190 1st   BN
 Robert BrackettT 2nd   BN
 Robert BrackettT 1st   BPH
 
 1950   2A 
 Hardy HesterE 3rd   BPH
 John OBarG Jr.185 1st   BN
 John OBarG Jr. 1st   BPH
 Wyman TownselB Sr.185 1st   BN
 Wyman TownselB Sr. 1st   BPH
 Wyman TownselB 1st   MA
 
 1949   A 
 G.B. BeasleyG HM   MA
 G.B. BeasleyG Sr.180 1st   BNAH
 Wyman TownselB Jr. 3rd   BNAH
 
 1947   A 
 ClarkB 3rd   BNAH
 ClarkB HM   MA
 Excell HesterB HM   MA
 Excell HesterB Sr. 1st   BNAH
 
 1945   A 
 Chester ClineT Sr.195 2nd   BNAH
 Chester ClineT HM   MA
 
 1944   A 
 ClineT HM   BNAH
 
 1943   A 
 EdwardsT HM   BN
 
 1941   A 
 HolmesE HM   MA
 HolmesE HM   MA
 
 1939   A 
 LoganG HM   BN
 NaylerT HM   BN
 
 1938   A 
 AldridgeG HM   BN
 ArledgeFB HM   BN
 NaylorG HM   BN
 
 1936   A 
 BullardE HM   BN
 
 1934   A 
 George TuckerC 176 2nd   BN
 Pelham SitzHB 176 1st   BN
 SitzHB HM   MA
 
 1933   A 
 Bill RobertsonE 179 2nd   BAH
 SnitzB HM   BAH
 WhittL HM   BAH



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