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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: Cody Gross
Region: 6A-R7
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1906  <-- 2017 <- 2018 -> 2019 --> 2020

2018 Season Highlights
 Cody Gross enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Region 8 to Region 7.
 The Golden Eagles finished 3rd in Region 7.
2018 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 24  OPEN 
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Gardendale    29   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Hartselle   *  10   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Decatur   *  29   27   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Hazel Green    37   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. East Limestone    30   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Cullman   *  19   16   W (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Columbia   *  56   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Muscle Shoals   *  7   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Lee Huntsville    42   6   W       
 Thu., Nov. 1  vs. Austin    21   18   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Homewood    14   24   L       1st Round Playoffs 
2018 Season Totals
  Points Scored294
  Scoring Average26.7
  Points Allowed172
  Defense Average15.6
  Opponents Record68-57
  Region Record3-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-2
2018 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
2018 Class 6A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Hartselle 11-13331331-142425-013353  Bob Godsey
Muscle Shoals 9-33521861-131524-118973  Scott Basden
Athens 8-32941720-114243-212199  Cody Gross
Decatur 7-54113191-135812-3170118  Jere Adcock
Cullman 3-71952561-4101132  Matt Plunkett
Columbia 0-10424760-522261  Marcus McCall

2018 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

2018 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ethan RinkeDL Sr. 6-3245 2nd  ASWA
 Kannon BiggsOL Sr. 6-4275 1st  ASWA

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