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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: Cody Gross
Region: 6A-R8
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1906  <-- 2015 <- 2016 -> 2017 --> 2020

2016 Season Highlights
 Cody Gross enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles finished 7th in Region 8.
2016 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 19  OPEN 
 Fri., Aug. 26  vs. Sparkman    19   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 2  @ Hartselle   *  7   41   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Muscle Shoals   *  21   31   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  @ Florence   *  28   31   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. East Limestone    31   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Decatur   *  28   31   L       
 Fri., Oct. 7  @ Columbia   *  17   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Hazel Green   *  7   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  vs. Austin   *  13   20   L       
 Thu., Oct. 27  @ Huntsville    35   7   W       
2016 Season Totals
  Points Scored206
  Scoring Average20.6
  Points Allowed223
  Defense Average22.3
  Opponents Record53-58
  Region Record1-6
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record2-3
2016 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
2016 Class 6A Region 8 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Austin 10-43963083-11261036-1217142  Jeremy Perkins
Decatur 10-23932691-141446-1217150  Jere Adcock
Hartselle 9-33702481-138555-2219124  Bob Godsey
Muscle Shoals 7-63362382-169574-3204125  Scott Basden
Hazel Green 6-42552384-3183155  Will Wagnon
Florence 2-82192712-5135166  Jason Wallace
Athens 3-72062231-6121174  Cody Gross
Columbia 0-10934080-739299  Chris Hancock

2016 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

2016 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Luverne 'Toad' Wise was the first female football player in Alabama and may have been the first in the country. She was a kicker for the Escambia County Blue Devils in 1939-40.