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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: Joel Foshee
Region: 3A-R12
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1922  <-- 1979 <- 1980 -> 1981 --> 2021

1980 Season Highlights
 Joel Foshee enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 4th in Region 12.
1980 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Albertville    0   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Alexandria    25   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Boaz   *  19   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Litchfield   *  14   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Southside Gadsden   *  14   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Hokes Bluff   *  0   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 10  vs. Guntersville   *  33   19   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Glencoe   *  9   14   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Scottsboro    13   9   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  vs. Cherokee County   *  20   27   L       
1980 Season Totals
  Points Scored147
  Scoring Average14.7
  Points Allowed179
  Defense Average17.9
  Opponents Record54-51
  Region Record2-5
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record1-4
1980 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
1980 Class 3A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Southside Gadsden 12-14101422-178577-025066  Randy Ross
Cherokee County 8-22371055-217588  Bobby Joe Johnson
Litchfield 7-31921506-115180  Truett Chambers
Glencoe 3-71002263-480146  Alton Yancey
Fort Payne 4-61471792-5109121  Joel Foshee
Guntersville 2-81332662-596190  David Bucky Pitts
Hokes Bluff 4-6801862-533145  Danny Payne
Boaz 2-8841861-659118  John Beck

1980 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1980 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

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