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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Athens Football Team History

Athens Golden Eagles
Athens High School

P.O. Box 109 Athens, AL 35612
Stadium: Golden Eagle Stadium
Colors: Black & Old Gold

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1906  <-- 1915 <- 1916 -> 1917 --> 2019

1916 Season Highlights
 The Head Coach is unknown.
1916 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
    Giles County TN    43   0   W       
    Jackson County    7   14   L       
    Jones Lynville TN    7   0   W       
 Mon., Oct. 16  @ Massey TN    0   9   L       
 Sat., Oct. 21   Florence State    80   0   W       
    Hamilton    7   0   W       
 Sat., Nov. 11   Blountsville    7   7   T       
    Madison County    48   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 30   Blountsville    6   7   L       
1916 Season Totals
  Record5-3 -1
  Points Scored205
  Scoring Average22.8
  Points Allowed37
  Defense Average4.1
  Opponents Record17-15 -3
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-1
1916 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1916 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1916 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.