Mayor of Phenix City receives Bryant Alumni-Athlete Award

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The mayor of Phenix City was honored for his accomplishments as a University of Alabama alumnus.

Mayor Eddie Lowe received the Paul. W. Bryant Alumni-Athlete Award at the Arkansas versus Alabama game in Tuscaloosa over the weekend.

The award recognizes former athletes for outstanding accomplishments since leaving the university. Selection is based on character, contributions to society, professional achievement, and service to fellowman.

Lowe was a linebacker for Alabama from 1980 to 1982 and captain of Coach Paul Bryant's final team. After graduating with a degree in finance, Lowe played in the CFL for the Saskatchewan Rough Riders where he won the 77th grey cup in 1989.

Lowe was honored along with former defensive tackle Bob Baumhower.

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