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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

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: George Hoblitzell

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1922  <-- 1972 <- 1973 -> 1974 --> 2021

1973 Season Highlights
 George Hoblitzell enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats set a team record for losses in a season with 10.
1973 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Pisgah    0   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  vs. Boaz    12   19   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Walter Wellborn    0   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Sparkman    13   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Albertville    6   34   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Guntersville    12   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Jacksonville    6   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Arab    0   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Scottsboro    8   19   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Cherokee County    14   43   L       
1973 Season Totals
  Points Scored71
  Scoring Average7.1
  Points Allowed252
  Defense Average25.2
  Opponents Record56-41 -3
  Home Record0-6
  Away Record0-4
1973 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.

1973 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1973 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

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