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

Alabama High School Football Players

 Jimmy Lowder
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
1966 4A B HM  BN
1966 4A B 2nd  BPH
1967 4A B 1st  BPH
1967 4A B 1st  AP
1967 4A B 1st  BN

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 1967  All American B Sr.  Coach & Athlete
 1967  All-Star Game HB Sr.  
  High School: Sidney Lanier
  Position: Halfback
  Height/Weight: 5'9" / 170
  Senior Season: 1967

 High School Bio:

            Lowder was All-City; All-State; All-American (Coach & Athlete Magazine); Most Valuable Back, Sidney Lanier; Runner-up for Most Valuable Player. He played three years-of varsity football and was Captain of his team. His specialty was "Punt Return". During his high school career he has made 31 touchdowns, 13 in 1967, 9 receptions for 102 yards.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Luverne 'Toad' Wise was the first female football player in Alabama and may have been the first in the country. She was a kicker for the Escambia County Blue Devils in 1939-40.