PHOTOS: Athens Academy Practice Before State Championship

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Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy's Jalen Huff (3) brings in a pass for a catch at practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy's Len'neth Whitehead (4) runs a drill at practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy coach Josh Alexander at practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy's Jalen Huff (3) at practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy coach Josh Alexander at practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy's Len'neth Whitehead (4) runs a drill at practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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Athens Academy held practice in Athens, Ga., Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Athens Academy will face Eagles Landing Friday for the GHSA Class A private state championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald)

by: Joshua L. Jones

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