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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-R14
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1922  <-- 1995 <- 1996 -> 1997 --> 2022

1996 Season Highlights
 Jerry Elmore enters his 13th season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats move from Region 13 to Region 14.
 The Wildcats finished 4th in Region 14.
 The Wildcats set a team record by allowing 333 points.
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Bradshaw    28   27   W (2OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 13  @ Cherokee County    33   15   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Gadsden    29   28   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Etowah    7   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Huntsville    35   48   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Gordon Lee GA    35   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. North Jackson   *  11   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Albertville   *  24   38   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Scottsboro   *  28   32   L       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Grissom    17   41   L       
1996 Season Totals
  Points Scored247
  Scoring Average24.7
  Points Allowed333
  Defense Average33.3
  Opponents Record57-41
  Region Record0-3
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record2-3
1996 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
1996 Class 5A Region 14 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Scottsboro 11-14022432-1113803-09775  Larry Morris
North Jackson 5-52661230-121252-18244  Phillip Lolley
Albertville 6-42401341-26980  Paul McAbee
Fort Payne 4-62473330-363112  Jerry Elmore

1996 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1996 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Hank CobblePK Sr.6-0175 1st  ASWA
 Hank CobblePK Sr.6-0175 1st  BN

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