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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  <-- 1952 <- 1953 -> 1954 --> 2019

1953 Season Highlights
 Ferman Elmore enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Athens.
1953 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Decatur    12   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Fayetteville TN    33   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Lawrence County    27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Sheffield    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Butler    13   13   T       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Coffee    21   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Cullman    21   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Huntsville    42   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6   Dora    21   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Deshler    7   21   L       
1953 Season Totals
  Record8-1 -1
  Points Scored204
  Scoring Average20.4
  Points Allowed55
  Defense Average5.5
  Opponents Record43-38 -7
  Home Record3-1 -1
  Away Record4-0
1953 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 5()28 BPH

1953 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 J.C. Aston FB Sr.6-0180 All-Star Game  

1953 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 DanielsB HM  MA
 David JohnsonC HM  MA
 David MartinC 2nd  BN
 David MartinT HM  MA
 SmithT HM  MA

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