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  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
Coach: Hal Self

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1906  <-- 1946 <- 1947 -> 1948 --> 2019

1947 Season Highlights
 Hal Self enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
1947 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Lauderdale County    7   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Rison    33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Decatur    0   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Sheffield    13   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Hanceville    18   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Coffee    3   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Cullman    27   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Lawrence County    6   7   L       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. West Huntsville    18   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 27  @ Huntsville    6   13   L       
1947 Season Totals
  Points Scored131
  Scoring Average13.1
  Points Allowed73
  Defense Average7.3
  Opponents Record46-39 -2
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record2-2
1947 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1947 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1947 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 BullingtonC HM  MA
 Wallace BullingtonC Jr. 2nd  BNAH

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