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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: Allen Creasy
Region: 5A-R8
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2006 Season Highlights
 Allen Creasy enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles finished 3rd in Region 8.
 The Golden Eagles set a team record by winning 12 games.
2006 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Sat., Sep. 2  vs. East Limestone    44   15   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Muscle Shoals   *  42   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ West Point   *  42   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 22  vs. Decatur   *  37   17   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  vs. Jess Lanier    17   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Russellville   *  19   32   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Hartselle   *  31   35   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  @ Brewer   *  48   12   W       
 Thu., Oct. 26  @ J.O. Johnson   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  vs. Sparkman    14   31   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Briarwood    21   11   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 17  vs. Fort Payne    41   7   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 24  @ Hartselle    23   13   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 1  vs. J.O. Johnson    21   18   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 8   Eufaula    10   7   W       Championship Game 
2006 Season Totals
  Points Scored431
  Scoring Average28.7
  Points Allowed240
  Defense Average16.0
  Opponents Record117-64
  Region Record5-2
  Home Record6-2
  Away Record5-1
2006 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/20066 5(5-1)147 ASWA
10/4/20065 2(5-0)258 ASWA
7/31/2006PS 6(8-5) ASWA
9/13/20062 4(2-0)214 ASWA
9/20/20063 2(3-0)259 ASWA
9/27/20064 2(4-0)276 ASWA
9/6/20061 5(1-0)163 ASWA
2006 Class 5A 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 
Russellville 11-24591792-184287-029289  Perry Swindall
Hartselle 11-23572462-165616-1207130  Bob Godsey
Athens 12-34312405-0116565-2240124  Allen Creasy
J.O. Johnson 10-43622163-1122664-3157125  Harold Wells
Decatur 4-62432253-4194159  Jere Adcock
Muscle Shoals 3-71762502-5143198  Curley Hallman
Brewer 2-81763491-6121291  Billy Coleman
West Point 0-10863620-744282  Michael Simmons

2006 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Alfred McCullough DL Sr.6-4290 AL-MS Game  
 Alfred McCullough DL Sr.6-4290 5A Lineman of the Year  ASWA
 Alfred McCullough DL Sr.6-4290 Super 12  ASWA
 Alfred McCullough DL Sr.6-4290 Super All-State  Bham News
 Carlos Jones DL Sr.6-2250 AL-MS Game  
 Jacques Pride DB Sr.5-10170 AL-MS Game  
 Rob Ezell QB Sr.6-1185 5A Back of the Year  ASWA
 Rob Ezell QB Sr.6-1185 Super 12  ASWA

2006 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Alfred McCulloughDL Sr.6-4290 1st  BN
 Alfred McCulloughDL Sr.6-4290 1st  ASWA
 Jacquez PrideWR Sr.5-10170 HM  BN
 Jacquez PrideWR Sr.5-10170 1st  ASWA
 Karlos JonesATH Sr.6-2285 1st  ASWA
 Karlos JonesDL Sr.6-2285 HM  BN
 Rob EzellQB Sr.6-1185 1st  ASWA
 Rob EzellQB Sr.6-1185 1st  BN

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Homewood defeated Benjamin Russell in five overtimes during the Class 5A Super Six state championship game in 2000.