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Class of 2018

Lee Craft


Lee was an outstanding high school athlete for the Colbert County Indians in both football and  baseball, lettering four years in both sports. He was the punter and placekicker on the 1985 squad that won the 5A State Championship under Coach Don Creasy. He went on to be named to the All-Area team in his junior and senior seasons averaging over 40 yards per punt and set a school record with a 78 yard punt vs. Muscle Shoals. Additionally during his senior campaign in 1987 twenty-one of his punts were downed inside the 20 yard line and 84 percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks. Lee was selected to the All-Time Colbert County High School Football Team. Following high school, Lee was a three year letterman at the University of North Alabama and scored the game winning touchdown against Central Missouri State on a blocked field goal return. After graduating from UNA he embarked on a coaching career that included being an assistant to Coach Jimmy Moore as the Tribe won State Championships in 1993, 1994, and 1996. Lee also was the softball coach and girls track coach for Colbert County and his 1996 softball team set a school record with 49 wins. He was chosen to coach in the 2000 AHSAA North/South All-Star Game. He in now the Assistant Principal, Baseball Coach, and Athletic Director at Colbert County.


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