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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: Perry Coggin
Region: 3A-R12
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1922  <-- 1980 <- 1981 -> 1982 --> 2021

1981 Season Highlights
 Perry Coggin enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 7th in Region 12.
1981 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 27  vs. Albertville    6   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Alexandria    16   18   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Boaz   *  12   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Litchfield   *  9   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  27   24   W (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Hokes Bluff   *  38   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  @ Guntersville   *  20   40   L       
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Glencoe   *  19   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Scottsboro    7   21   L       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Cherokee County   *  7   14   L       
1981 Season Totals
  Points Scored161
  Scoring Average16.1
  Points Allowed221
  Defense Average22.1
  Opponents Record53-47
  Region Record2-5
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record0-5
1981 Class 3A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
1981 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 
Glencoe 7-41781800-10276-1137106  Alton Yancey
Litchfield 6-41511235-211987  Charles Buddy Hearn
Boaz 6-41301144-37566  John Beck
Guntersville 5-52321584-3189114  David Bucky Pitts
Hokes Bluff 7-31651184-312899  Danny Payne
Cherokee County 4-61271733-472112  Bobby Joe Johnson
Fort Payne 2-81612212-5132175  Perry Coggin
Southside Gadsden 3-71071620-738130  Randy Ross

1981 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1981 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

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