Class of 2006
Jimmy graduated from Colbert County High School in Leighton, Alabama in 1968 and the University of North Alabama in 1973. He was selected to the Birmingham Post Herald All-State Football Team in 1967 and played in the Alabama High School All-Star game that same year. In addition to his success in football, he also played baseball for the Indians. He was a Kawanis Club High School All-Star from 1966-1968 and was chosen to play in the high school All-Star baseball game in 1967. He was offered a baseball contract with the Cincinnati Reds in 1968, but chose to attend UNA where he played football and baseball. He has been a member of the Tennessee Valley Football Association and the Quad-Cities Basketball Officials Association since 1970.