A meeting of Lions
Foley High School legend Ken Stabler and current quarterback Roosevelt Byrd meet for the first time
By Derek Belt
Oct. 3, 2006
FOLEY, ALA. — On this afternoon, it wasn’t about records or numbers. It was about Foley High School’s past and present—two No. 12s, meeting for the first time on their own home turf.
It was about camaraderie and togetherness. It was about football, then and now.
Current Foley quarterback Roosevelt Byrd and Ken “Snake” Stabler, who held that position from 1961 to 1963, tossed a few spirals back and forth on the freshly chalked field at Ivan Jones Stadium, then talked football in the very same locker room that Stabler once used. Continue reading “Foley football’s past and present”