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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  <-- 1971 <- 1972 -> 1973 --> 2019

1972 Season Highlights
 Larry McCoy enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 First playoff win.
 First 10-0 regular season.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1972 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Hartselle    36   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  @ Decatur    14   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  vs. Grissom    21   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Deshler    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Sheffield    27   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  vs. Austin    35   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  @ Guntersville    41   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Cullman    23   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 27  vs. Giles County TN    36   2   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Pell City    41   20   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Thompson    26   12   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 24  vs. Cullman    0   6   L       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 
1972 Season Totals
  Record11-1
  Points Scored314
  Scoring Average26.2
  Points Allowed118
  Defense Average9.8
  Opponents Record69-45 -3
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record5-0
1972 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19726 1(6-0) AHSAA
10/18/19727 1(7-0) AHSAA
10/25/19728 1(8-0) AHSAA
10/4/19725 1(5-0) AHSAA
11/1/19729 1(9-0) AHSAA
11/12/1972Final 1 AHSAA
11/8/197210 1(9-0) AHSAA
9/20/19723 1(3-0) AHSAA
9/27/19724 1(4-0) AHSAA
  

1972 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Paul Parker B Sr.5-11193 All-Star Game  
 Philip Jennings LB Sr.6-1225 All-Star Game  
 Philip Jennings LB Sr. Super All-State  Bham News

1972 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jerry GroceL 2nd  BPH
 Paul ParkerB Sr.5-11190 1st  BN
 Paul ParkerB Sr.5-10190 1st  BPH
 Phillip JenningsL Sr.6-2215 1st  BPH
 Phillip JenningsE Sr.6-1215 1st  BN



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