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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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1906  <-- 2007 <- 2008 -> 2009 --> 2019

2008 Season Highlights
 Allen Creasy enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles finished 3 in Region 8.
 
2008 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  vs. Clay-Chalkville    12   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Muscle Shoals   *  35   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. J.O. Johnson   *  31   8   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ East Limestone   *  34   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Brooks    14   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Hartselle   *  0   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Lee Huntsville   *  24   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Butler   *  34   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Russellville   *  20   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  @ Hazel Green    45   14   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Boaz    13   34   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
2008 Season Totals
  Record6-5
  Points Scored262
  Scoring Average23.8
  Points Allowed193
  Defense Average17.5
  Opponents Record62-63
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record4-2
2008 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
  
2008 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 
Hartselle 12-13931052-161237-024226  Bob Godsey
Russellville 13-24782494-11191126-1271103  Doug Goodwin
Athens 6-52621930-113345-2178103  Allen Creasy
East Limestone 4-71742550-13214-3122144  Jeff Pugh
J.O. Johnson 3-71362463-4108150  Harold Wells
Lee Huntsville 3-71282732-5110221  Rick Daniel
Butler 1-9683541-644219  Dean Sanders
Muscle Shoals 2-81062400-756176  Scott Basden

2008 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

2008 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 William MingDL Sr. HM  ASWA



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