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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: Ronald Phillips
Region: 3A-R13
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1906  <-- 1975 <- 1976 -> 1977 --> 2019

1976 Season Highlights
 Ronald Phillips enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles won the Class 3A Region 13 Championship.
 
1976 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 27  @ Grissom    24   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 3  vs. Fairfield    20   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Decatur    8   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Sparkman   *  42   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Bob Jones   *  39   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Austin   *  41   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Colbert County    42   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Muscle Shoals    48   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  @ Russellville    39   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Butler    7   14   L       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Cullman    35   6   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 19  vs. Haleyville    27   6   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 26  @ Fairfield    17   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 3  @ Andalusia    7   7   T       Championship Game 
 
1976 Season Totals
  Record11-2 -1
  Points Scored396
  Scoring Average28.3
  Points Allowed83
  Defense Average5.9
  Opponents Record86-66 -4
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record5-1 -1
1976 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
  
1976 Class 3A Region 13 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Athens 11-2-1396833-0-186193-01228  Ronald Phillips
Bob Jones 4-61591821-475114  Steve Holland
Buckhorn 5-41681002-25626  Freddie Zirbel
Hazel Green 5-51221341-32073  Tommy Russell
New Hope 9-1274804-07741  Allen Pasuer
Sparkman 2-7692472-362117  Bill Wieseman

1976 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Ollie McGee WR Sr.6-0166 All-Star Game  

1976 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Adolph CosbyB Jr.6-0195 1st  BN
 Adolph CosbyB Jr.6-0185 1st  BPH
 DeanT HM  BN
 Ollie McGeeE Sr.166 2nd  BN



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