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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  <-- 1955 <- 1956 -> 1957 --> 2020

1956 Season Highlights
 Ferman Elmore enters his 8th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Class 3A and into Region 0.
1956 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Decatur    12   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Hartselle    20   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Lawrence County    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Sheffield    7   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Butler    19   25   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Coffee    14   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Cullman    19   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Huntsville    14   34   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Walker    19   25   L       
 Fri., Nov. 16  @ Deshler    13   6   W       
1956 Season Totals
  Points Scored144
  Scoring Average14.4
  Points Allowed123
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record39-51 -9
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record2-2
1956 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1956 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1956 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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