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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: Jackie Ferguson
Region: 3A-R13
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1981 Season Highlights
 Jackie Ferguson enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles finished 2nd in Region 13.
 
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Grissom    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Emma Sansom    21   21   T       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Decatur    7   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Scottsboro    3   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Pulaski TN    14   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Austin    14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Northwest Whitfield GA    24   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ Sparkman   *  41   15   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ New Hope   *  39   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Hartselle   *  0   10   L       
 
1981 Season Totals
  Record7-2 -1
  Points Scored170
  Scoring Average17.0
  Points Allowed112
  Defense Average11.2
  Opponents Record40-43 -1
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record4-1 -1
  Away Record3-1
1981 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
  
1981 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 
Hartselle 12-24111913-1104833-010614  Don Woods
Athens 7-2-11701122-18039  Jackie Ferguson
Sparkman 4-61551762-487128  Crawford Drake
New Hope 2-8852581-434116  Ray Clemons
Bob Jones 9-1217564-08113  Allen Pasuer
Buckhorn 6-41121243-15147  Sam Rombokas
Hazel Green 4-61251490-41370  Thomas Walls/Fred Zirbel

1981 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Walter Smith RB Sr.180 All-Star Game  

1981 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.



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