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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: Oliver Woodard

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1906  <-- 1956 <- 1957 -> 1958 --> 2018

1957 Season Highlights
 Oliver Woodard enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Region 0 to Region 0.
 
1957 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Decatur    13   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Hartselle    32   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Lawrence County    34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Sheffield    20   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  vs. Butler    19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Coffee    19   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Cullman    18   19   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Huntsville    12   8   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Walker    0   12   L       
 Thu., Nov. 21  vs. Deshler    6   0   W       
 
1957 Season Totals
  Record8-2
  Points Scored173
  Scoring Average17.3
  Points Allowed65
  Defense Average6.5
  Opponents Record46-47 -3
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record3-2
1957 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
Final 8(8-2)20.5 BPH
Final 10()78.3 MA
  

1957 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Steve Allen. G Sr.5-11193 All-Star Game  

1957 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Julian NewmanE Sr.180 2nd  BPH
 Steve Allen.G Sr.190 1st  BN
 Steve Allen.G Sr.180 1st  BPH



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