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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: Larry McCoy

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1906  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2019

1973 Season Highlights
 Larry McCoy enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Hartselle    19   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Decatur    7   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Grissom    16   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Deshler    35   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Sheffield    17   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Austin    21   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Brighton    47   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Cullman    41   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  OPEN 
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Bradley County TN    40   15   W       
 
1973 Season Totals
  Record7-2
  Points Scored243
  Scoring Average27.0
  Points Allowed125
  Defense Average13.9
  Opponents Record43-34 -3
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-1
1973 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/17/19737 9(5-2) AHSAA
10/24/19738 7(6-2) AHSAA
10/30/19739 9(6-2) AHSAA
  

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Sammy Sweetland G Sr.5-11187 All-Star Game  

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 DavisC HM  BN
 Sammy SweetlandG 2nd  BN



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