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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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1906  <-- 1982 <- 1983 -> 1984 --> 2018

1983 Season Highlights
 Jackie Ferguson enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Region 14 to Region 13.
 The Golden Eagles finished 6th in Region 13.
1983 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Grissom    14   24   L       
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Russellville    7   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Decatur    7   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Cullman    6   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Lee Huntsville    8   30   L       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Hartselle    0   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Austin    18   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Buckhorn   *  8   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Sparkman   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ New Hope   *  24   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Bob Jones   *  21   12   W       
1983 Season Totals
  Points Scored113
  Scoring Average10.3
  Points Allowed230
  Defense Average20.9
  Opponents Record77-45
  Region Record2-2
  Home Record0-4
  Away Record2-5
1983 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
1983 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 
Bob Jones 9-22801420-17414-110666  Allen Pasuer
Buckhorn 9-12621334-113383  Sam Rombokas
West Point 7-41901453-19434  Billy Coleman
Hanceville 8-22421273-211658  Ray Talley
Sparkman 7-42011363-25763  Phillip Cunningham
Athens 2-91132302-25367  Jackie Ferguson
Fairview 2-8962871-341108  Perry Noojin
Lawrence County 2-81002760-417120  Andy Montgomery
East Lawrence 8-2262159  Larry Peck

1983 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1983 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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