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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  <-- 1965 <- 1966 -> 1967 --> 2021

1966 Season Highlights
 Vernon Wells enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
1966 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  vs. Huntsville    0   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Jones Valley    14   48   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Gadsden    0   38   L       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Emma Sansom    20   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Guntersville    18   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Scottsboro    18   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Albertville    19   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 28  @ Arab    0   0   T       
 Fri., Nov. 4  @ Walter Wellborn    0   24   L       
 Thu., Nov. 10  @ Etowah    0   26   L       
1966 Season Totals
  Record3-6 -1
  Points Scored89
  Scoring Average8.9
  Points Allowed215
  Defense Average21.5
  Opponents Record58-38 -4
  Home Record1-4
  Away Record2-2 -1
1966 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.

1966 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Dick Groat C Sr.200 All-Star Game  

1966 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dick GroatG Sr. HM  BN

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