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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: M.T. Payne

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1922  <-- 1955 <- 1956 -> 1957 --> 2021

1956 Season Highlights
 M.T. Payne enters his 1st season as Head Coach at DeKalb County.
 The Wildcats set a team record for points allowed in a game with 59.
1956 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Boaz    7   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Fyffe    12   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Crossville    13   18   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Geraldine    0   13   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Guntersville    7   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Jackson County    6   59   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Albertville    0   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Sylvania    13   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Cherokee County    6   6   T       
 Thu., Nov. 22  @ Valley Head    7   13   L       
1956 Season Totals
  Record1-8 -1
  Points Scored71
  Scoring Average7.1
  Points Allowed180
  Defense Average18.0
  Opponents Record54-35 -8
  Home Record1-3 -1
  Away Record0-5
1956 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 DeKalb County was not ranked.

1956 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

1956 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

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