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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: Jackie Ferguson
Region: 5A-R15
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1984 Season Highlights
 Jackie Ferguson enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Athens.
 The Golden Eagles move from Class 3A and into Region 15.
 The Golden Eagles finished 2nd in Region 15.
1984 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Decatur    0   12   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Grissom    24   34   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Brewer    33   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Cullman   *  26   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Lee Huntsville    7   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Brooks    35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Cherokee County    15   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Buckhorn    46   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Sparkman   *  14   12   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Hartselle   *  0   16   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Colbert County    6   35   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1984 Season Totals
  Points Scored206
  Scoring Average18.7
  Points Allowed172
  Defense Average15.6
  Opponents Record59-63
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record2-4
1984 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Athens was not ranked.
1984 Class 5A Region 15 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 8-32611520-121353-08240  Don Woods
Athens 7-42061720-16352-14042  Jackie Ferguson
Sparkman 7-32271091-24748  Phillip Cunningham
Cullman 3-71152150-34685  Dale Cook

1984 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Athens Players on File.

1984 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Rodney RussellOL HM  ASWA
 Rodney RussellOL HM  BN

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