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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: Dale Pruitt
Region: 5A-R6
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1922  <-- 2002 <- 2003 -> 2004 --> 2021

2003 Season Highlights
 Dale Pruitt enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 4th in Region 6.
2003 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 28  @ Brewer    55   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  vs. Pell City   *  12   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 12  @ Southside Gadsden   *  48   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  vs. Albertville   *  27   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  @ Sparkman    8   15   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  @ Anniston   *  14   20   L       
 Thu., Oct. 9  vs. Gadsden   *  14   30   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  @ Pinson Valley   *  27   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  vs. Etowah   *  42   0   W       
 Thu., Oct. 30  vs. Scottsboro    35   21   W       
 Fri., Nov. 7  @ Huntsville    23   28   L    Milton Frank   1st Round Playoffs 
2003 Season Totals
  Points Scored305
  Scoring Average27.7
  Points Allowed160
  Defense Average14.5
  Opponents Record62-58
  Region Record4-3
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record3-3
2003 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/4/20031 10(1-0)39 ASWA
2003 Class 5A Region 6 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Pell City 12-14151782-190677-022385  Jay Brown
Anniston 8-32011810-120236-1145121  Douglas Davis
Gadsden 7-52742341-148564-3173137  Joe Billingsley
Fort Payne 6-53051600-123284-318496  Dale Pruitt
Etowah 4-52061853-4177161  Gene Hill
Pinson Valley 5-52832282-5178168  Wayne Lee
Albertville 3-71412782-585206  Sam Graham
Southside Gadsden 2-81653520-789280  Stan Romine

2003 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Aaron McDaniel DB Sr.6-1165 AL-MS Game  
 Marcus Carter DB Sr.6-1190 AL-MS Game  

2003 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Aaron McDanielDB Sr. HM  BN
 Aaron McDanielATH Sr. HM  ASWA
 Marcus CarterDB Sr. HM  BN

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