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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: Garner Ezell
Region: 5A-R15
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1986 Season Highlights
 Garner Ezell enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles won the Class 5A Region 15 Championship.
 
1986 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Decatur    23   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Grissom    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Brewer    39   18   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Muscle Shoals    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Guntersville   *  19   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Scottsboro    34   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Bob Jones    27   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Bradshaw    29   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Sparkman   *  33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Hartselle   *  43   10   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Southside Gadsden    15   3   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Gadsden    9   10   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1986 Season Totals
  Record10-2
  Points Scored299
  Scoring Average24.9
  Points Allowed122
  Defense Average10.2
  Opponents Record58-70
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record5-0
1986 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/1/19865 6(5-0) ASWA
10/15/19867 8(6-1) ASWA
10/22/19868 7(7-1) ASWA
10/29/19869 6(8-1) ASWA
10/8/19866 5(6-0) ASWA
11/6/1986Final 4(9-1) ASWA
9/10/19862 10(2-0) ASWA
9/17/19863 8(3-0) ASWA
9/24/19864 8(4-0) ASWA
  
1986 Class 5A Region 15 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 10-22991221-124133-09520  Garner Ezell
Guntersville 7-42341440-114182-14432  David Bucky Pitts
Hartselle 6-42101651-25064  Don Woods
Sparkman 3-7882420-31386  Phillip Cunningham

1986 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1986 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Carlos FranklinWR Jr. HM  ASWA
 Chris SearcyDB Sr.6-0175 1st  ASWA
 Robert AlexanderRB Jr.6-0175 1st  ASWA



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