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Tuscaloosa All Star Players and Awards


Tuscaloosa Black Bears
Tuscaloosa High School

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 Honored Players 
 Player   Year   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   College   Source 
 
 All American 
 Jack Smalley1949 T Sr.6-1215 Alabama WW
 Tom Danner1950 G Sr. Alabama WW
 Larry McCoy1956 G Sr.6-0190 Alabama WW
 
 All Southern 
 John Henry Suther1925 Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 John Henry Suther1926  Orlando Sentinel
 Teeny Beard1927 T Jr.  Orlando Sentinel
 Roy Abernathy1927 T  Orlando Sentinel
 Hillman Holley1927 HB Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Teeny Beard1928 T Sr.  Orlando Sentinel
 Pat Cochrane1928 FB  Orlando Sentinel
 Buck Hughes1929 FB  Orlando Sentinel
 Temple Williamson1931 QB Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Thomas Maxwell1937  Orlando Sentinel
 Walter Daffin1938 T  Orlando Sentinel
 Clell Hobson1948 B Sr. Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 Jack Smalley1949 T Sr.6-1203 Alabama Orlando Sentinel
 
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game 
 Sandy Helms1947 RG Sr.178  
 Ned Madison1947 RE Sr.175  
 Clell Hobson1948 LHB Sr. Alabama 
 Steve Hunter1949 B Sr. Alabama 
 Jack Smalley1949 LT Sr.6-1218 Alabama 
 Buddy Cranford1949 B Sr. Alabama 
 Cecil Ingram1950 LHB Sr. Alabama 
 Cecil Ingram1950 HB Sr. Alabama 
 Tom Danner1950 LG Sr. Alabama 
 Billy Brooks1951 C Sr.  
 Jerry Ashcraft1952 Sr.  
 Charles Helms1952 G Sr. Alabama 
 Jimmy Woodward1953 HB Sr.5-10170 Alabama 
 Jimmy Hinton1953 G Sr.6-0182 Southern Miss 
 Warren Fleming1954 HB Sr.5-9151 Alabama 
 Gene Beard1954 E Sr. Alabama 
 Buck Burns1955 G Sr.6-1215 Alabama 
 Larry McCoy1956 G Sr.5-11185 Alabama 
 Don Bailey1956 DE Sr.6-0180  
 Ingram Caldwell1957 Sr. Alabama 
 Billy Nance1957 T Sr.6-4218 Mississippi State 
 Van Allen1957 HB Sr.5-6145 Alabama 
 Ingram Culwell1957 QB Sr.6-1185 Alabama 
 Milton Marcum1958 E Sr.6-3182 Mississippi State 
 Jerry Beard1959 HB Sr.5-10170 Alabama 
 Harry Wright1959 C Sr.5-10180 Alabama 
 Jimmy Wyatt1961 T Sr.6-0220 Vanderbilt 
 Dwain Winstead1962 S Sr.5-11158 Alabama 
 Jim Bardon1964 DT Sr.6-1200 Troy State 
 Paul Boschung1965 T Sr.6-1210 Alabama 
 Ronnie Ross1966 DB Sr.6-0193 Auburn 
 Ricky Kirby1967 QB Sr.6-0165  
 John Stallworth1969 FL Sr.6-2180 Alabama A&M 
 Sylvester Croom1970 TE/T Sr.6-0205 Alabama 
 Anthony Colvin1971 FL Sr.6-0150 Alabama A&M 
 Bob Baumhower1972 NG Sr.6-6237 Alabama 
 Bill Henderson1972 TE Sr.6-3240 Alabama 
 Charles Glass1973 DT Sr.6-3215  
 Kelvin Croom1974 HB Sr.6-2185 Alabama 
 Keith Marks1977 SE Sr.6-1190 Alabama 
 
 Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 
 Cecil Ingram1950 HB Sr. Alabama 
 John Stallworth1969 FL Sr. Alabama A&M 
 
 Back of Year 
 Jerry Beard1959 B Sr.170 Alabama Bham Post-Herald




 All State Players 
 Player   Pos.   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   College   Source 
 
 1978   4A 
 Darryl WhiteQB 5-10165 2nd   BN
 
 1977   4A 
 Keith MarksE Sr.6-1188 2nd   BPH
 Keith MarksE Sr.6-1188 1st   BN
 
 1975   4A 
 Keith MarksE HM   BPH
 
 1974   4A 
 Jeff WolterL HM   BN
 Kelvin CroomB Sr.6-4270 HM   BN
 Kelvin CroomB Sr.6-1180 2nd   BPH
 
 1973   4A 
 Charles GlassG Sr. HM   BN
 
 1972   4A 
 Billy HendersonE Sr.6-4225 1st   BPH
 Billy HendersonE Sr.6-3230 1st   BN
 Clarence HesterB HM   BPH
 Mike SkeltonLB 2nd   BPH
 Mike SkeltonG/C Sr.6-3210 HM   BN
 
 1971   4A 
 John David CrowB Jr.175 2nd   BPH
 
 1970   4A 
 Sylvester CroomLB Sr.220 1st   BPH
 Sylvester CroomE Sr.6-0205 HM   BN
 
 1966   4A 
 Hal WilcuttE HM   BPH
 Ronnie RossB Sr. HM   BPH
 Ronnie RossB Sr. HM   BN
 
 1965   4A 
 David WhiteB HM   BN
 Paul BoschungT Sr.200 HM   BN
 Paul BoschungT Sr.200 2nd   BPH
 Ronnie CauseyFB Sr.175 2nd   AP
 
 1964   4A 
 Al KincaidB HM   BPH
 Al KincaidB HM   AP
 Al KincaidB HM   BN
 Billy HendersonCoach 1st   AP
 Danny BeardT HM   BPH
 Mike FordL Sr.180 HM   AP
 Mike FordE Sr.180 HM   BN
 Mike FordE Sr.180 1st   BPH
 Pat MysingerL HM   AP
 Pat MysingerG HM   BPH
 Paul BoschungT Jr.200 2nd   BPH
 Paul BoschungT Jr.200 1st   AP
 Ronnie WedgeworthB Sr.165 2nd   BPH
 Ronnie WedgeworthB Sr.165 2nd   AP
 Ronnie WedgeworthB Sr.165 1st   BN
 
 1963   4A 
 Benny TuckerG HM   BN
 Jay SmithC Sr.195 1st   BN
 Jay SmithC Sr.6-2195 1st   BPH
 
 1962   4A 
 Hank HerrodG Sr.180 2nd   BPH
 Hank HerrodG Sr.180 1st   ASWA
 Hank HerrodG Sr.180 2nd   BN
 Jay SmithC Jr. 2nd   ASWA
 Joe SimonB HM   BN
 Joe SimonFB 2nd   ASWA
 
 1961   3A 
 Jimmy WyattT Sr.215 1st   BN
 Jimmy WyattT Sr.210 1st   BPH
 Jimmy WyattT Sr.215 1st   ASWA
 John RickettE HM   BPH
 Ralph QuarlesC HM   BPH
 Rennie PorterB HM   BPH
 
 1960   3A 
 Jeff TownsendE Sr.205 1st   BN
 Jeff TownsendE Sr.205 1st   ASWA
 Jeff TownsendE Sr.205 HM   MA
 Jeff TownsendE Sr.205 2nd   BPH
 
 1959   3A 
 DeanE HM   MA
 Jeff TownsendE Jr.205 HM   MA
 Jeff TownsendE Jr.205 HM   BN
 Jerry BeardB Sr.170 1st   BN
 Jerry BeardB Sr.170 1st   BPH
 Jerry BeardB Sr.170 2nd   MA
 MasseyT HM   MA
 
 1957   3A 
 Bill NanceT Sr.205 2nd   BPH
 Bill NanceT Sr.205 HM   MA
 Van AllenB Sr.135 2nd   BPH
 Van AllenHB 1st   MA
 Van AllenB Sr.135 1st   BN
 
 1956   3A 
 Larry McCoyG Sr.185 1st   BN
 Larry McCoyG Sr.185 1st   BPH
 Larry McCoyG Sr.185 HM   MA
 NanceT HM   MA
 Van AllenB Jr.132 2nd   BPH
 Van AllenHB Jr.132 2nd   MA
 
 1955   A 
 Buck BurnsRG Sr. 3rd   MA
 Buck BurnsT Sr. 2nd   BN
 
 1954   3A 
 Gene BeardE Sr.192 1st   BN
 Gordon PalmerB Sr.164 1st   BPH
 
 1953   A 
 HintonG HM   MA
 Jimmy WoodardB HM   MA
 Jimmy WoodardB 2nd   BPH
 
 1952   A 
 Charles HelmsG 1st   MA
 Charles HelmsG Sr.175 1st   BPH
 FrazierG HM   MA
 Jimmy HelmsG HM   MA
 Jimmy HelmsG Sr.170 1st   BN
 Jimmy WoodardB 3rd   BPH
 John JoynerE 1st   MA
 John JoynerE 3rd   BPH
 
 1951   3A 
 John JoynerE 2nd   BN
 
 1950   2A 
 Bliiy TinsleyB Sr.200 3rd   BN
 Cecil IngramB 2nd   BPH
 Hugh ThomasT HM   MA
 Mark ChristianC 3rd   MA
 Tom DannerG Sr.200 1st   BN
 Tom DannerG Sr. 2nd   BPH
 Tom DannerT HM   MA
 
 1949   A 
 CrawfordB HM   MA
 CrawfordB HM   BNAH
 Jack SmalleyT Sr.178 1st   BNAH
 Jack SmalleyT 1st   MA
 RichardsonT HM   MA
 Steve HunterB 3rd   MA
 Steve HunterB 3rd   BNAH
 Tom DannerG HM   BNAH
 
 1948   A 
 Clell HobsonB Sr. 1st   BNAH
 Clell HobsonB 1st   MA
 
 1947   A 
 HobsonB HM   MA
 
 1944   A 
 ChristiansonG 3rd   BNAH
 
 1943   A 
 George AlbrightB 3rd   BN
 George AlbrightB HM   MA
 SextonC HM   MA
 SextonC HM   BN
 
 1941   A 
 Billy HendersonG HM   MA
 Billy HendersonG Sr. 2nd   BNAH
 
 1940   A 
 Billy HendersonG Jr. HM   BN
 FisherB HM   MA
 HopperT HM   MA
 
 1939   A 
 HollingsworthT 3rd   BN
 J.T. HopperT HM   BN
 Louis MarlerE HM   BN
 TeagueT HM   MA
 
 1938   A 
 Kermit DavisE HM   MA
 Kermit DavisE Sr. HM   BN
 Walter DaffinC Sr. HM   BN
 
 1937   A 
 DavisE HM   MA
 MaxwellE 185 1st   MA
 Rufus DealT 2nd   MA
 Rufus DealT Sr.6-0200 1st   BN
 Thomas MaxwellE 6-3180 1st   BN
 
 1936   A 
 BeattyC HM   MA
 Blackstone ThompsonQB 5-11168 1st   BN
 Blackstone ThompsonQB 5-11168 1st   MA
 Bob DavisT HM   BN
 Conrad WesleyT 6-0173 1st   BN
 Conrad WesleyT 3rd   MA
 Edgar BeattyC HM   BN
 FarrQB HM   MA
 Kermit DavisE HM   MA
 Kermit DavisE So. HM   BN
 MaxwellE HM   MA
 Rufus DealT HM   MA
 Rufus DealT Jr. HM   BN
 
 1935   A 
 Bud WaitesFB 2nd   MA
 Bus WaitesHB 165 2nd   BN
 ClarkG HM   MA
 David PattonE 6-2183 1st   MA
 David PattonE 170 2nd   BN
 DealT HM   MA
 Fred InnesC HM   MA
 Fred InnesC 170 HM   BN
 Johnny ClarkG 148 HM   BN
 NixHB HM   MA
 
 1934   A 
 BlagburnFB HM   MA
 Doyle BlagburnB HM   BN
 H. NixHB HM   MA
 Paul DavisE Sr.6-3194 1st   MA
 Paul DavisE Sr.188 1st   BN
 WaitesHB HM   MA
 WesleyT HM   MA
 Willys PearsonT 166 2nd   MA
 Willys PearsonG 166 2nd   BN
 
 1933   A 
 BlagburnB HM   BAH
 CaldwellB HM   BAH
 Paul DavisE Jr.188 2nd   BAH
 PearsonL HM   BAH
 PhiferL HM   BAH
 
 1932   A 
 John DanielG 1st   BAH
 Paul DavisE So. HM   BAH
 Sims MoodyB HM   BAH
 
 1931   A 
 Billy PhiferG Sr. 1st   BAH
 Billy PhiferG Sr. 1st   BP
 McGrawHB 2nd   BAH
 Red ClementsC 1st   BAH
 Temple WilliamsonQB Sr. 1st   BP
 Temple WilliamsonHB Sr. 1st   BAH
 
 1930   A 
 Billy PhiferG Jr. 1st   BAH
 Lloyd RobertsFB 1st   BAH
 Temple WilliamsonQB Jr.160 2nd   BAH
 
 1929   A 
 BadwellE 1st   MA
 Buck HughesFB 1st   BAH
 EcholsRE 2nd   BAH
 Howard BagwellRE 1st   BAH
 HughesQB 1st   MA
 HundretmarkG 1st   MA
 John HundermarkLT 1st   BAH
 Raiford ClementsC 2nd   BAH
 
 1928   A 
 Bob WainE 1st   BN
 David CochraneFB 1st   BN
 Hilman HolleyQB 1st   BN
 Riley ClementsC 1st   BN
 William BearT 1st   BN
 WrightT 2nd   BN
 
 1927   A 
 BairdT 2nd   MA
 BeardT 1st   BAH
 BeardT 1st   BN
 DavidsonG HM   MA
 DementG HM   MA
 DementC HM   BN
 Hilmon HolleyQB 1st   BAH
 Hilmon HolleyQB 1st   MA
 Hilmon HolleyQB 1st   BN
 Roy AbernathyT 1st   BN
 Roy AbernathyT 1st   MA
 Roy AbrenathyT 2nd   BAH
 ShepherdB HM   BAH
 ShepherdFB HM   BN
 ThompsonL HM   BAH
 ThompsonE HM   MA
 ThompsonE 2nd   BN
 
 1926   A 
 BairdT HM   MA
 BowersRG 1st   MA
 BowersRG 1st   BN
 HolleyHB HM   MA
 John Henry SutherFB 1st   BN
 John Henry SutherFB 1st   MA
 KendallRE 1st   MA
 KendallRE 1st   BN
 
 1925   A 
 John Henry SutherRH 1st   BAH
 
 1923   A 
 BowersT 1st   BAH
 FinnellQB 1st   BAH
 
 1922   A 
 GregoryC 1st   BN
 McQueenE 1st   BN
 RichardsonQB 1st   BN
 UpchurchHB 1st   BN
 WilliamsG 1st   BN
 
 1921   A 
 GregoryC 1st   BN
 JohnsonHB 1st   BN
 LamarG 1st   BN
 UpchurchQB 1st   BN
 UpchurchQB 1st   BAH
 Wright HM   BAH
 WrightFB 1st   BN



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