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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: Ferman Elmore

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1906  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 Ferman Elmore enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Athens.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Decatur    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Hartselle    40   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Lawrence County    32   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Sheffield    14   32   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Butler    27   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  vs. Coffee    23   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Cullman    32   0   W       
 Sat., Oct. 29  @ Huntsville    19   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Walker    7   16   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  vs. Deshler    19   13   W       
1955 Season Totals
  Points Scored213
  Scoring Average21.3
  Points Allowed101
  Defense Average10.1
  Opponents Record45-50 -2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-2
1955 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jerry Daniels HB 160 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 AllenT HM  MA
 Jerry DanielsB Sr.172 1st  BPH
 Jerry DanielsB Sr.172 3rd  MA
 Jerry DanielsB Sr.172 1st  BN
 Morris MealsRT 3rd  MA
 Morris MealsT 2nd  BPH

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1969 the two point conversion was adopted for play following a touchdown. Until that time all conversions were worth one point.