5A Players to Watch hits the road on Friday nights covering high school games across the state. We asked Alabama high school coaches in each classification to submit the players they would vote in an All-State ballot for their classification. presents all of their choices for class 5A.

Class 5A:

Michael Abernathy, Russellville, Running Back
Mark Barron, St. Paul's, Wide Receiver (Alabama verbal)
Nick Bertella, John Carroll, Defensive Lineman
Undra Billingsley, Woodlawn, Defensive Lineman (Alabama verbal)
Shantell Brayton, Demopolis, Running Back
John Burrow, Mortimer Jordan, Defensive End (Tennessee verbal)
David Cash, Jess Lanier, Linebacker
Kendrick Cook, Etowah, Tight End (Mississippi State verbal)
Jacob Daniel, Russellville, Punter
Alex Davis, Briarwood, Defensive End (Samford verbal)
Caleb Esch, Curry, Linebacker
Deonte Flemings, Parker, Defensive Back (junior)
Daniel Forestor, Briarwood, Defensive Tackle
Chase Hatcher, John Carroll, Defensive Back
Destin Hood, St. Paul's, Wide Receiver (Alabama verbal)
Chase Hughes, Springville, OL/DL Lineman
Greg Irvin, Demopolis, Linebacker
David Isabelle, J.O. Johnson, Quarterback
Ben Jones, Bibb County, Offensive Lineman (Georgia verbal)
Brandon Lewis, Pleasant Grove, Defensive End (Alabama verbal)
Antoine McClain, Anniston, Offensive Lineman
Ivan Matchett, St. Paul's, Running Back (Alabama verbal)
Caleb Mitchell, Russellville, Defensive Back
Alvin Nash, McAdory, Linebacker
Isaac Peoples, Springville, Wide Receiver/Linebacker
Jake Peters, Walker, Offensive Lineman
Sly Richardson, Springville, Linebacker/Fullback
Justin Rhodes, Jess Lanier, Offensive Lineman
Charlie Sanford, Cullman, Offensive Lineman
Jomarcus Savage, J.O. Johnson, Defensive Lineman
Burton Scott, Vigor, Athlete (Alabama verbal)
Dustin Springer, John Carroll, Offensive Lineman
Andrew Steele, John Carroll, Quarterback
Johnny Thompson, Valley, Linebacker
Barrett Trotter, Briarwood, Quarterback
Quintec Wallace, Demopolis, Offensive Lineman
Bo Walters, Briarwood, Linebacker (Mississippi State verbal)
Jeffrey Ward, Walker, Safety
Louis Watson, St. Paul's, Cornerback
Justin Williams, Curry, Running Back source for Alabama high school football.

5A Class Schedules

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