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From Decatur Heritage QB Brayden Kyle (11 TDs) to Central-Phenix City QB Caleb Nix (6 TDs), there were several big-time high school football performances across the state of Alabama during the second round of the 2021 playoffs. Here’s a look at Alabama's top stars for Nov. 12.

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The list is in alphabetical order.


Ethan Anderson, Good Hope RB

Anderson rushed for 133 yards and two touchdowns in Good Hope's 35-21 win over Northside in the 4A playoffs.

Jacori Barnes, Vigor RB

Barnes carried the ball 13 times for 107 yards and two touchdowns in Vigor's 34-0 win over Cherokee County in the 4A playoffs.

Tylen Campbell, Jackson WR

Campbell caught four passes for 191 yards and two touchdowns to lead Jackson to a 45-33 win over St. James in the 4A playoffs.

Tychius Caves, Jackson RB

Caves carried the ball 10 times for 211 yards and a touchdown and added a receiving TD in Jackson's 45-33 win over St. James in the 4A playoffs.

Jeremiah Cobb, Montgomery Catholic RB

Cobb carried the ball 19 times for 192 yards and two touchdowns and caught a 40-yard TD pass in Montgomery Catholic's 31-0 win over Bayside Academy in the 3A playoffs.

Trent Cooper, T.R. Miller WR/DB

Cooper caught three passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns and intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble on defense to lead T.R. Miller to a 35-14 win over Opp in the 3A playoffs.

Sawyer Deerman, ACA QB

Deerman accounted for five touchdowns - three passing and two rushing - to lead American Christian to a 49-35 win over Jacksonville in the 4A playoffs.

Kyle Dukes, Fyffe RB

Dukes rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns in Fyffe's 43-14 win over J.B. Pennington in the 3A playoffs.

RJ Hamilton, Hoover WR

Hamilton caught nine passes for 103 yards, including what turned out to be the game-winning touchdown catch in overtime, in Hoover's 24-23 7A playoff victory over Hewitt-Trussville.

Brad Harper, Auburn

Harper racked up 11 tackles, three tackles for loss and returned a blocked punt for a touchdown in Auburn's 7A playoff win over Enterprise.

Iverson Hooks, Pike Road QB

Hooks rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns and intercepted a pass on defense to lead Pike Road to a 29-17 5A playoff victory over St. Paul's.

Khalifa Keith, Parker RB

Keith totaled 400 yards of offense - including 275 yards on the ground - and scored six touchdowns to lead Parker to a 41-34 win over Alexandria in the 5A playoffs.

Brayden Kyle, Decatur Heritage QB

Kyle rushed for 348 yards and nine touchdowns and passed for 260 yards and two TDs to lead Decatur Heritage to a 76-60 win over Ragland in the 1A playoffs. His 11 touchdowns are a single-game Class 1A playoff record.

Kyler Murks, Brooks QB

Murks accounted for four touchdowns - three rushing and one passing - to lead Brooks to a 42-21 win over Randolph in the 4A playoffs.

Caleb Nix, Central-Phenix City QB

Nix accounted for six touchdowns - four rushing and two passing - and racked up 260 yards of offense to lead Central-Phenix City to a 77-41 win over Theodore in the 7A playoffs.

Justin Pegues, Thompson RB

Pegues rushed 18 times for 127 yards and a touchdown in Thompson's 45-7 win over Oak Mountain in the 7A playoffs.

Robert Shine, Brantley RB

Shine carried the ball 10 times for 220 yards and two touchdowns and hauled in an 80-yard TD catch in Brantley's 48-15 win over Millry in the 1A playoffs.

Bryant Story, Lanett WR

Story hauled in six catches for 146 yards in Lanett's 33-0 win over Luverne in the 2A playoffs.

Jamori Thomas, Opelika RB

Thomas carried the ball 23 times for 174 yards and two touchdowns in Opelika's 28-14 win over Spanish Fort in the 6A playoffs.

Da’vaioun Williams, Auburn RB

Williams rushed 12 times for 142 yards and three touchdowns in Auburn's 56-21 win over Enterprise in the 7A playoffs.

Earl Woods, Hueytown QB

Woods rushed for 210 yards and a touchdown and passed for 130 yards and two touchdowns to lead Hueytown to a 49-17 win over McGill-Toolen in the 6A playoffs.

Lashon Young, Sweet Water

Young returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown to jumpstart Sweet Water's 54-7 win over Kinston in the 1A playoffs.