AHSAA Director of Communications Ron Ingram Contributed to this report.

The 2023 AHSAA Super 7 State Football Championships brought a total of 43,014 people through the turnstiles for the seven boys’ football championship contests and two girls’ flag football finals played at Bryant-Denny Stadium on the University of Alabama campus last week.

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“We want to thank the University of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa and Northport for what they do to make the Super 7 experience so special for our schools and our communities,” said Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Executive Director Alvin Briggs.

“The Super 7 has become such an important event in the lives of our student-athletes thanks to our opportunity to play in such special venues like Tuscaloosa, Auburn, and Birmingham.  This year was very special and lifetime memory for our student-athletes, coaches, schools, and communities.”

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Total attendance was 43,014 with Friday’s attendance topping the week with 17,911 for the 2A, 4A and 6A championship games. Wednesday’s total, which included the for the first time two girls’ flag Football finals and the Class 7A championship game, drew 11,891. Thursday’s total was 13,212 for classes 1A, 3A and 5A.

Several future SEC prospects took the field over the three days. The Friday finale featured fireworks during and after the game as future Bama stars Jaylen Mbakwe of Clay-Chalkville and Ryan Williams Jr of Saraland did battle.

Briggs praised the work of event managing company Knight-Eady and the many volunteers who stepped up in Tuscaloosa.

    “Our state championships are the best in the nation,” he said. “All of our participating displayed tremendous sportsmanship, and each of the games were outstanding. We are grateful and blessed.

2023 AHSAA Super 7 Attendance Figures

Wednesday –      11,891

Thursday –           13,212

Friday –                17,911

 Total 2023 Super 7 Attendance – 43,014

 SUPER 7 STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
At Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Dec. 6-7-8

CLASS 1A FINALS
Leroy (14-0) 28, Coosa Christian (9-6) 21
CLASS 2A FINALS
Fyffe (14-1) 43, Reeltown (13-1) 24
CLASS 3A FINALS
Mobile Christian (15-0) 55, Madison Academy (14-1) 28
CLASS 4A FINALS

Montgomery Catholic (15-0) 35, Cherokee County (13-2) 0
CLASS 5A FINALS
Gulf Shores (15-0) 21, Ramsay (12-3) 14
CLASS 6A FINALS

Clay-Chalkville (14-0) 31, Saraland (14-1) 28
CLASS 7A FINALS

Central-Phenix City (13-0) 21, Thompson (11-2) 19

GIRLS’ FLAG FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
CLASS 1A/5A FINALS
Wenonah (17-0) 18, Montgomery Catholic (17-4) 12 (OT)


CLASS 6A/7A FINALS
Central-Phenix City (18-0) 25, Vestavia Hills (17-1) 0

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