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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: Larry McCoy

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1906  <-- 1965 <- 1966 -> 1967 --> 2019

1966 Season Highlights
 Larry McCoy enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
1966 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Decatur    33   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Hartselle    7   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Lawrence County    19   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Sheffield    34   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Butler    7   22   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Coffee    7   33   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Cullman    21   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Huntsville    12   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Lee Huntsville    0   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Deshler    6   35   L       
1966 Season Totals
  Points Scored146
  Scoring Average14.6
  Points Allowed206
  Defense Average20.6
  Opponents Record61-38 -2
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record1-5
1966 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1966 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1966 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jerry ElmoreB Sr.190 HM  BN
 Jerry ElmoreB Sr.190 2nd  BPH

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