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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: Jerry Elmore
Region: 5A-R12
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1922  <-- 1989 <- 1990 -> 1991 --> 2021

1990 Season Highlights
 Jerry Elmore enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 3rd in Region 12.
1990 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 6  vs. North Jackson    14   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Cherokee County    24   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Grissom    27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Scottsboro    31   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  @ Huntsville    15   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Albertville    28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Emma Sansom   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Litchfield    21   20   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Gadsden   *  27   42   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  @ Etowah   *  14   27   L       
1990 Season Totals
  Points Scored222
  Scoring Average22.2
  Points Allowed158
  Defense Average15.8
  Opponents Record58-49
  Region Record1-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-2
1990 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/23/19907 8(6-1) ASWA
10/30/19908 9(7-1) ASWA
1990 Class 5A 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 
Etowah 10-13661501-148273-09037  Wyman Townsel
Gadsden 8-22421780-113212-17264  Vince DiLorenzo
Fort Payne 7-32221581-26283  Jerry Elmore
Emma Sansom 4-62111930-32868  Fred Buster Gross

1990 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Divel Bell DL Sr.6-3265 AL-MS Game  
 Divel Bell DL Sr.6-3265 Super All-State  Bham News

1990 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Brian NorthcuttPK Sr.5-9155 HM  ASWA
 Brian NorthcuttPK Sr.5-9135 1st  BN
 Clay HarrisLB Sr. HM  BN
 Divell BellDL Sr.6-3265 1st  BN
 Divell BellDL Sr.6-3265 1st  ASWA

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