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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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: Hal Self

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1906  <-- 1947 <- 1948 -> 1949 --> 2021

1948 Season Highlights
 Hal Self enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Athens.
1948 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Rison    25   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Hartselle    27   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  @ Decatur    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8  vs. Sheffield    27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  @ Hanceville    48   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  @ Coffee    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  vs. Cullman    27   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. West Huntsville    35   7   W       
 Thu., Nov. 18  vs. Lawrence County    13   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 25  vs. Huntsville    14   6   W       
1948 Season Totals
  Points Scored223
  Scoring Average22.3
  Points Allowed53
  Defense Average5.3
  Opponents Record44-44 -5
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record2-1
1948 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1948 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Wallace Bullington C Sr. All-Star Game  
 Wallace Burlington Sr. All Southern  Orlando Sentinel

1948 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Wallace BullingtonC Sr. 1st  BNAH

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