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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: Ronald Phillips
Region: 3A-R13
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1906  <-- 1976 <- 1977 -> 1978 --> 2020

1977 Season Highlights
 Ronald Phillips enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles won the Class 3A Region 13 Championship.
1977 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Grissom    35   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ John Carroll    36   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Decatur    20   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Tupelo MS    14   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Lawrenceburg TN    41   13   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Bob Jones    42   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Hartselle   *  27   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Coffee    20   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Russellville    26   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 3  @ Butler    12   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  @ Hanceville    14   15   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1977 Season Totals
  Points Scored287
  Scoring Average26.1
  Points Allowed100
  Defense Average9.1
  Opponents Record52-42 -2
  Region Record1-0
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record4-2
1977 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/19/19778 1(8-0)0 BN
1977 Class 3A Region 13 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Athens 9-22871000-114151-0277  Ronald Phillips
Hartselle 5-4-11871781-14133  David Bucky Pitts
Bob Jones 1-8-1751851-448102  Steve Summers
Buckhorn 5-5791214-14629  Freddie Zirbel
Hazel Green 3-5-172991-23434  Tommy Russell
New Hope 0-10672040-43271  Allen Pasuer
Sparkman 5-5751433-23651  Bill Wieseman

1977 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Adolph Cosby RB Sr.6-1195 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Adolph Cosby B Sr.6-1196 Super All-State  Bham News
 Steve Parker WR Sr.5-10160 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Steve Parker E Sr.5-9160 Super All-State  Bham News

1977 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Adolph CosbyB Sr.6-1195 1st  BN
 Adolph CosbyRB Sr.6-1190 1st  MA
 Adolph CosbyB Sr.6-1195 1st  BPH
 BurgreenE HM  BN
 Charlie HarrisDB Sr.6-1180 1st  MA
 Charlie HarrisB Sr.6-1180 2nd  BPH
 Greg HaynesB 3rd  BPH
 Greg HaynesB HM  MA
 Greg HaynesQB HM  BN
 Steve ParkerE Sr.5-9160 1st  BN
 Steve ParkerSE Sr.5-9162 1st  MA
 Steve ParkerE Sr.5-10169 1st  BPH

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