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Fort Payne Football Team History


Fort Payne Wildcats
Fort Payne High School

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

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1922  <-- 1961 <- 1962 -> 1963 --> 2021

1962 Season Highlights
 Vernon Wells enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 
1962 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Fyffe    12   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Gadsden    26   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Pell City    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Sardis    40   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Guntersville    41   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Scottsboro    0   0   T       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Albertville    12   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Glencoe    39   14   W       
 Sat., Nov. 10  vs. Hokes Bluff    34   7   W       
 Thu., Nov. 22  vs. Valley Head    33   6   W       
 
1962 Season Totals
  Record9-0 -1
  Points Scored257
  Scoring Average25.7
  Points Allowed53
  Defense Average5.3
  Opponents Record37-50 -10
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record2-0 -1
1962 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19625 5(4-0)79 ASWA
10/17/19626 5(5-0)78 ASWA
10/24/19627 5(5-1)79 ASWA
10/31/19628 5(6-0-1)63 ASWA
10/4/19624 5(4-0)71 ASWA
11/15/196210 4(8-0-1)91 ASWA
11/21/196211 5(8-0-1)90 ASWA
11/27/1962Final 4(9-0-1)86 ASWA
11/7/19629 5(7-0-1)84 ASWA
12/13/1962Final 6(8-0-2)23.7 BPH
9/26/19623 7(3-0)44 ASWA
  

1962 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jimmy Chambers E Sr.6-0188 All-Star Game  

1962 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bill PrestwoodG HM  BN
 Jerry GreggB 2nd  BPH
 Jerry GreggB HM  BN
 Jimmy ChambersE Sr.188 1st  BN
 John JacowayE HM  BPH
 Morris DuttonG HM  BPH



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Foley outscored their opponents 433-6 in 1961. The Lions were named state champions by the Alabama Sports Writers Association that season.