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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: Larry McCoy

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1906  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Larry McCoy enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Athens.
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Sparkman    32   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Decatur    6   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Hartselle    33   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Deshler    22   8   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Austin    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Coffee    43   24   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Cullman    7   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  vs. Bradshaw    21   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Lee Huntsville    19   41   L       
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Scottsboro    21   28   L       
1970 Season Totals
  Points Scored225
  Scoring Average22.5
  Points Allowed176
  Defense Average17.6
  Opponents Record53-48
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record3-2
1970 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 LeggB HM  BN

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