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

Alabama High School Football Players

 Tyrone Prothro
 All-State Team
 Year   Class   Position   Team   Source 
2000 4A ATH HM  ASWA
2001 4A ATH 1st  BN
2001 4A ATH 1st  ASWA
2002 4A RB 1st  BN
2002 4A RB 1st  ASWA

 Year   Award   Position   Class  Source 
 2002  Super 12 RB Sr.  ASWA
 2002  4A Back of the Year RB Sr.  ASWA
 2002  Super All-State RB Sr.  Bham News
 2002  AL-MS Game RB Sr.  
  High School: Cleburne County
  Position: Running Back
  Height/Weight: 5'9" / 175
  Senior Season: 2002
  College: Alabama

 High School Bio:

            Tyrone ran for more than 1,902 yards on 255 carries and scored 28 touchdowns as a senior at Cleburne County. He also excelled as a return specialist by returning 18 kicks for touchdowns over the span of his career. He led Cleburne County to a 27-2 record the last two seasons. Tyrone compiled 8,099 career all-purpose yards and scored 92 touchdowns. His yardage was the third highest in state history. His junior season he rushed for 1,031 yards, caught passes for 508 yards, had 803 kickoff return yards and returned two punts for touchdowns while scoring 22 total touchdowns. He also collected six interceptions.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.