One of the oldest high school football marks in the nation is ready to fall(Ken Hall rushing record)

from Jim Stout and

On Friday night, one of the oldest and most revered national high school football records is likely to fall. Derrick Henry of Yulee (Fla.) High is set to break the 59-year-old career rushing mark established by Ken Hall of Sugar Land, Tex., in 1953. The 77-year-old Hall, who has been called the Babe Ruth of high school football, finished his career during the Eisenhower administration with 11,232 rushing yards. Henry, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound senior running back and Alabama commit, will take a career mark of 11,131 into Friday’s FHSAA Class 4A first-round game against Taylor County. Henry needs just 102 yards to pass Hall, who is recovering from recent cancer surgery.

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Here is our advance coverage of the event:

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