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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  <-- 2006 <- 2007 -> 2008 --> 2021

2007 Season Highlights
 Paul Ellis enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats won the Class 5A Region 7 Championship.
 TheWildcats set a team record by scoring 518 points.
 
2007 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 30  vs. Plainview    42   21   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Southside Gadsden   *  35   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Lee Huntsville   *  56   21   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  @ Albertville   *  42   24   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Pinson Valley    37   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Etowah   *  48   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Butler   *  56   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Arab   *  56   21   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Scottsboro   *  49   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Boaz    42   24   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Moody    28   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  @ J.O. Johnson    27   34   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
2007 Season Totals
  Record11-1
  Points Scored518
  Scoring Average43.2
  Points Allowed223
  Defense Average18.6
  Opponents Record62-69
  Region Record7-0
  Home Record6-0
  Away Record5-1
2007 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/10/20076 4(6-0) ASWA
10/17/20077 3(7-0) ASWA
10/24/20078 3(8-0) ASWA
10/3/20075 4(5-0) ASWA
10/31/20079 3(9-0) ASWA
11/7/2007Final 3(10-0)257 ASWA
8/1/2007PS 5(11-2)123 ASWA
9/12/20072 4(2-0)196 ASWA
9/19/20073 3(3-0)245 ASWA
9/26/20074 3(4-0)251 ASWA
9/5/20071 5(1-0)164 ASWA
  
2007 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 
Fort Payne 11-15182231-155487-0342114  Paul Ellis
Albertville 6-52391970-114215-2164115  Tommy Tharp
Scottsboro 6-52462450-114355-2195137  Freddie Tidmore
Butler 4-72192890-10424-3177161  Dean Sanders
Etowah 5-51611464-399113  Gene Hill
Lee Huntsville 2-81512882-5123191  Rick Daniel
Arab 2-81382761-698207  Watt Parker
Southside Gadsden 0-10983200-761214  Scott Rickles

2007 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

2007 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Conor McDonoughDL Sr.5-11195 1st  ASWA
 Nick JohnsonWR/TE Sr. HM  ASWA
 Slade SmithRB Jr.6-1190 1st  ASWA
 Will DavisLB Sr. HM  ASWA



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