Friday, January 27, 2012

Dubose Leaves Prattville HS for Florence HS

by Jeff Fisher
High School Football America

Defending Class 6A state champ Prattville is looking for a new coach.

After four years at Prattville, Jamey Dubose has resigned to become the head coach at Florence High.  Dubose compiled a 45-10 record with two state championships, including a 35-34 victory over Hoover in December's 6A title game.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

T.J. Yeldon Wins Mr. Football Award

by Jeff Fisher
High School Football America

Daphne High School’s T.J. Yeldon is already enrolled at Alabama, but on Wednesday he had to skip class to pick-upthe state's top high school football award.

Yeldon has been named Alabama’s Mr. Football.

The running back graduated in December from Daphne High following a 2,200-yard, 31-touchdown season.

Yeldon said he arrived Wednesday confident that Hueytown quarterback Jameis Winston would win
Mr. Football.  Yeldon is the first running back to win it since Carnell Williams of Etowah in 2000.

Yeldon ran for 2,196 yards this season, including two 300-yard games. As a junior, he had 1,110 yards and 18 TDs to help Daphne win a state championship.