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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: Paul Ellis
Region: 5A-R7
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1922  <-- 2004 <- 2005 -> 2006 --> 2021

2005 Season Highlights
 Paul Ellis enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 6th in Region 7.
2005 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 26  @ Albertville    36   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 2  vs. Buckhorn   *  17   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Lee Huntsville   *  19   30   L       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. J.O. Johnson   *  14   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 23  vs. Litchfield    26   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  @ Scottsboro   *  17   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 7  vs. Arab   *  32   19   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Huntsville   *  6   42   L       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Butler   *  14   41   L       
 Fri., Oct. 28  vs. Cherokee County    20   42   L       
2005 Season Totals
  Points Scored201
  Scoring Average20.1
  Points Allowed228
  Defense Average22.8
  Opponents Record56-59
  Region Record2-5
  Home Record2-3
  Away Record2-3
2005 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
2005 Class 5A Region 7 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Lee Huntsville 10-33843092-189847-0217110  David OConnor
Buckhorn 13-23581964-1108996-114778  Michael D. Jackson
Huntsville 6-53062380-120275-2217134  Kevin Wieseman
J.O. Johnson 4-72322770-120484-3165140  Harold Wells
Butler 4-62282103-4151132  Dean Sanders
Fort Payne 4-62012282-5119173  Paul Ellis
Arab 1-91493441-697250  Keith Garner
Scottsboro 0-101472850-796192  Freddie Tidmore

2005 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

2005 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Andrew RidgewayDL Sr. HM  BN
 Andrew RidgewayDL Sr. HM  ASWA

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