Thursday Night Football: Athens set for road test with Austin

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ATHENS, Ala. - On Thursday night under the bright lights at Austin Football Field, the Athens Golden Eagles (7-2)  will face the Austin Black Bears (6-3).

Both of these teams have secured playoff spots already. Athens will host Buckhorn in the first round while Austin will be on the road against Thompson.

"They're a really good football team very well coached," said Athens head football coach Cody Gross. "They're fast, they're physical, they're big. You name it, they got it, and we'll have our hands full Thursday night, but looking forward to watching our guys play. It's another opportunity to get better."

Athens leads the all-time series against Austin holding a 23-16-1 record.

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