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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: Buddy May

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1906  <-- 1960 <- 1961 -> 1962 --> 2019

1961 Season Highlights
 Buddy May enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles set a team record for losses in a season with 10.
 
1961 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Decatur    0   38   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Hartselle    0   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Lawrence County    7   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Sheffield    0   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Butler    13   31   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Coffee    14   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Cullman    0   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Huntsville    6   7   L       
 Thu., Nov. 2  @ Etowah    0   41   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10  vs. Deshler    0   31   L       
 
1961 Season Totals
  Record0-10
  Points Scored40
  Scoring Average4.0
  Points Allowed302
  Defense Average30.2
  Opponents Record60-37 -3
  Home Record0-5
  Away Record0-5
1961 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
  

1961 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1961 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.



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