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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

DeKalb County Football Team History

DeKalb County Wildcats
Fort Payne High School

201 45th St. NE Fort Payne, AL 35967
Stadium: Wildcat Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Falton LeCroy

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1922  <-- 1947 <- 1948 -> 1949 --> 2021

1948 Season Highlights
 Falton LeCroy enters his 1st season as Head Coach at DeKalb County.
1948 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 17   Oneonta    0   32   L       
 Fri., Sep. 24   Fyffe    19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1   Crossville    24   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8   Decatur    0   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 15   Geraldine    56   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22   Susan Moore    13   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29   Jackson County    19   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5   Collinsville    13   0   W       
    Albertville    0   14   L       
 Thu., Nov. 25   Valley Head    12   6   W       
1948 Season Totals
  Points Scored156
  Scoring Average15.6
  Points Allowed96
  Defense Average9.6
  Opponents Record46-35 -4
  Home Record0-0
  Away Record0-0
1948 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 DeKalb County was not ranked.

1948 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

1948 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.