BROWNING, AL, 1950-2002


Sportswriter. Born–Brewton, Al. Parents– Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Browning. Married– Stacy Browning.  Children–two. Education– Attended Snead State Junior College; University of Alabama, 1973. Sports writer for The Boll Weevil; worked for Standard-Coosa-Thatcher in Chattanooga; sports writer and sports editor for the Tuscaloosa News, 1977-83; sportswriter and editor for the Knoxville (Tennessee) News-Sentinel; free-lance writer for the Columbus (Miss.) Dispatch.  Five first place awards for writing from the Alabama Sportswriters Association, 1974-1975; winner of the Herby Kirby Award, the ASWA’s highest award, 1977 and 1979; Bill Shelton Award, 2002. Died April 25, 2002.


Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History and SCRIPSIT; obituary, Tuscaloosa News, April 26, 2002


Basic Thoughts in Coaching Baseball. Memphis, Tenn.; Memphis Park Commission, 1974.

Bowl, Bama, Bowl. Huntsville, Ala.; Strode, 1977.

Chomp ‘Em Gators.  Birmingham: Five Points South Press, n.d.

Crimson Coronation.  Birmingham; Five Points South Publishers, 1999.

Kick ‘Em Big Blue:  Memorable Games and Names in Auburn University Football History.  Five Points South, 2001.

On The Run. Nashville; Rutledge Hill Press, 1989.

Snowmen.  Five Points South, 2000.

Third Saturday In October; Tennessee vs. Alabama. Nashville; Rutledge Hill Press, 1987.


Track ‘Em Tigers:  A Full Year of Auburn University Football Trivia.  Five Points South, 2000.


Fantastic:  Pleasant and Not-so-pleasant Memories from a University of Alabama Football Supporter.  Five Points South Press, 1998.

I  Remember Paul “Bear” Bryant; Personal Memories of College Football’s Most Legendary Coach.  Cumberland House, 2001.