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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: Ferman Elmore

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1906  <-- 1964 <- 1965 -> 1966 --> 2019

1965 Season Highlights
 Ferman Elmore enters his 11th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 
1965 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 9  vs. Decatur    31   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Hartselle    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Lawrence County    13   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ Sheffield    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Butler    28   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Coffee    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Cullman    0   0   T       
 Thu., Oct. 28  @ Huntsville    6   19   L       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Lee Huntsville    21   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Deshler    7   28   L       
 
1965 Season Totals
  Record6-3 -1
  Points Scored147
  Scoring Average14.7
  Points Allowed99
  Defense Average9.9
  Opponents Record46-40 -13
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record2-1 -1
1965 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/13/19655 2(5-0)78 AP
10/20/19656 6(5-1)50 AP
10/27/19657 9(5-1-1)14 AP
10/6/19654 2(4-0)61 AP
11/3/19658 10(5-2-1)20 AP
11/30/1965Final 10(6-2-1)21 AP
9/15/19651 1019 UPI
9/15/19651 1(1-0)35 AP
9/22/19652 1(2-0)78 AP
9/29/19653 1(3-0)60 AP
  

1965 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jimmy Corder C Sr.5-9165 All-Star Game  

1965 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 David HoganG Sr.185 1st  AP
 David HoganG Sr.185 1st  BPH
 David HoganG Sr.183 1st  BN
 ElmoreB HM  BN
 Tommy AgeeE HM  AP



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