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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: 6A-R7
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1922  <-- 2016 <- 2017 -> 2018 --> 2019

2017 Season Highlights
 Paul Ellis enters his 14th season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 4th in Region 7.
 
2017 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 25  @ Chattooga GA    30   28   W       
 Fri., Sep. 1  vs. Scottsboro    34   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  28   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 15  OPEN 
 Fri., Sep. 22  @ Cullman   *  16   20   L       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Etowah    24   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 6  @ Brewer   *  39   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Oxford   *  7   17   L       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Albertville   *  7   16   L       
 Fri., Oct. 27  @ Pell City   *  19   14   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Anniston    20   7   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Homewood    21   28   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
2017 Season Totals
  Record6-5
  Points Scored245
  Scoring Average22.3
  Points Allowed199
  Defense Average18.1
  Opponents Record66-44
  Region Record3-3
  Home Record2-2
  Away Record4-3
2017 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
  
2017 Class 6A 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 
Oxford 12-1422992-179456-021428  Ryan Herring
Pell City 6-52342700-17344-2116130  Keith Etheredge
Cullman 7-42702350-10144-2147122  Mark Britton
Fort Payne 6-52451990-121283-311695  Paul Ellis
Albertville 5-52301922-484139  Dale Pruitt
Southside Gadsden 4-62052172-4115164  Ron Daugherty
Brewer 3-71852480-670184  Geoff Walters

2017 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

2017 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Evan McPhersonK Sr. 6-0170 1st  ASWA



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