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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: Cody Gross
Region: 6A-R7
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1906  <-- 2017 <- 2018 -> 2018 --> 2018

2018 Season Highlights
 Cody Gross enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Region 8 to Region 7.
2018 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 24  OPEN 
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Gardendale    29   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Hartselle   *  10   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Decatur   *  29   27   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Hazel Green    37   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. East Limestone    30   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Cullman   *  19   16   W (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Columbia   *  56   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Muscle Shoals   *  7   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Lee Huntsville                 
 Thu., Nov. 1  vs. Austin                 
2018 Season Totals
  Points Scored217
  Scoring Average27.1
  Points Allowed124
  Defense Average15.5
  Opponents Record47-37
  Region Record3-2
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record3-1
2018 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
2018 Class 6A Region 7 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 6-22171243-212199  Cody Gross
Columbia 0-8283910-522261  Marcus McCall
Cullman 3-61732191-4101132  Matt Plunkett
Decatur 5-43362242-3170118  Jere Adcock
Hartselle 8-0209915-013353  Robert Godsey
Muscle Shoals 7-22971204-118973  Scott Basden

2018 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

2018 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.