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   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  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: Ferman Elmore

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1906  <-- 1948 <- 1949 -> 1950 --> 2020

1949 Season Highlights
 Ferman Elmore enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
1949 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 15  vs. Hazlewood    74   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Hartselle    34   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Decatur    13   39   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Sheffield    7   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Lauderdale County    12   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Coffee    0   12   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Cullman    27   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Lawrence County    12   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 18  vs. Deshler    19   19   T       
 Thu., Nov. 24  @ Huntsville    0   14   L       
1949 Season Totals
  Record4-5 -1
  Points Scored198
  Scoring Average19.8
  Points Allowed152
  Defense Average15.2
  Opponents Record63-35 -2
  Home Record1-3 -1
  Away Record3-2
1949 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1949 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1949 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bob WoodsB 2nd  BNAH
 Bob WoodsB HM  MA
 CobbC HM  MA
 MartinG HM  MA

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.