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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: Allen Creasy
Region: 5A-R8
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2001 Season Highlights
 Allen Creasy enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles finished 3 in Region 8.
 
2001 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Decatur    7   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 6  @ Austin    7   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Lee Huntsville   *  14   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Coffee   *  45   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Muscle Shoals   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Buckhorn   *  30   6   W       
 Thu., Oct. 11  @ J.O. Johnson   *  28   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Russellville   *  17   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Bradshaw   *  37   18   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Bob Jones    21   14   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Sylacauga    31   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  @ Gardendale    7   21   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
2001 Season Totals
  Record8-4
  Points Scored265
  Scoring Average22.1
  Points Allowed191
  Defense Average15.9
  Opponents Record69-65
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-3
2001 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
7/31/2001PS 6 (11-2)53 ASWA
9/4/20011 6(1-0)85 ASWA
  
2001 Class 5A Region 8 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Russellville 13-14561543-1103617-026259  Perry Swindall
Lee Huntsville 9-33092331-146576-1220124  Don Thomas
Athens 8-42651911-138355-2192106  Allen Creasy
J.O. Johnson 5-72103111-143854-3140150  Harold Wells
Muscle Shoals 5-52641633-4173137  Cody Keene
Bradshaw 3-72042912-5111214  Gary Horton
Buckhorn 3-71742931-6105229  Steve Mask
Coffee 1-91263550-776260  Jerry Hill

2001 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 William Johnson OL Sr.6-3275 All-Star Game  

2001 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 James NewbyL Sr.6-7265 1st  BN
 Jason JudeRB Jr.6-2220 HM  BN
 Jason JudeRB Jr.6-2220 1st  ASWA
 Kyle PattersonDB HM  ASWA
 Patrick JohnsonPK Sr.5-10170 1st  BN
 Patrick JohnsonPK Sr.5-10170 1st  ASWA
 William JohnsonOL Sr. HM  BN



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