Ken Michael Stabler was born Christmas Day in 1945 in Foley, Alabama. "Snake" was All-American at the University of Alabama and quarterbacked the Bama 1965 national champions, the undefeated 1966 Crimson Tiders and the 1967 Sugar Bowl winners. He then became the field general for the Oakland Raiders where in 1976 he became the 3rd Bama quarterback to win a Super Bowl. That year he also won the Hickok Belt as the top professional athlete of the year. His next five years were with Houston and New Orleans. He now lives in the Gulf Shores area.