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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: Ferman Elmore

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1906  <-- 1950 <- 1951 -> 1952 --> 2019

1951 Season Highlights
 Ferman Elmore enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Class 2A and into Region 0.
 
1951 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 13   John Carroll    33   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Fayetteville TN    31   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Decatur    0   12   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Sheffield    14   45   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Lauderdale County    52   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Coffee    0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Cullman    19   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Huntsville    21   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. Deshler    42   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 22  vs. Emma Sansom    13   13   T       
 
1951 Season Totals
  Record6-3 -1
  Points Scored225
  Scoring Average22.5
  Points Allowed89
  Defense Average8.9
  Opponents Record40-43 -6
  Home Record3-2 -1
  Away Record2-1
1951 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 1244 BN
  

1951 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Lewis Dollar C Sr.213 All-Star Game  

1951 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jim DollarC 1st  BPH
 Lewis DollarC Sr.205 1st  BN
 Max KellyG 2nd  BN
 Max KellyG 1st  BPH
 Toby WoodruffT 2nd  BPH
 Toby WoodruffT HM  MA



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