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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: Rufe Evans

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1922  <-- 1952 <- 1953 -> 1954 --> 2021

1953 Season Highlights
 Rufe Evans enters his 1st season as Head Coach at DeKalb County.
1953 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Glencoe    19   26   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  vs. Fyffe    0   6   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Crossville    12   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 8  @ Geraldine    18   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Guntersville    6   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Jackson County    18   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Oneonta    12   34   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Albertville    7   37   L       
 Sat., Nov. 14  vs. Cherokee County    6   20   L       
 Thu., Nov. 26  vs. Valley Head    7   13   L       
1953 Season Totals
  Points Scored105
  Scoring Average10.5
  Points Allowed203
  Defense Average20.3
  Opponents Record48-45 -2
  Home Record0-6
  Away Record2-2
1953 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 DeKalb County was not ranked.

1953 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

1953 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

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