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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  <-- 1983 <- 1984 -> 1985 --> 2020

1984 Season Highlights
 Jerry Elmore enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 First playoff appearance.
 First region championship.
 The Wildcats move from Class 3A and into Region 14.
 The Wildcats won the Class 5A Region 14 Championship.
1984 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  vs. Etowah    24   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Pisgah    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Gadsden    7   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Arab   *  31   12   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Boaz    13   19   L (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Northwest GA    35   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Guntersville   *  32   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Plainview    28   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Stevenson    35   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Scottsboro   *  7   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 9  vs. Gadsden    35   38   L       1st Round Playoffs 
1984 Season Totals
  Points Scored254
  Scoring Average23.1
  Points Allowed145
  Defense Average13.2
  Opponents Record51-54
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record2-3
1984 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
1984 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 
Fort Payne 7-42541450-135382-17039  Jerry Elmore
Guntersville 4-71872480-10422-15058  David Bucky Pitts
Arab 3-71602031-24363  Ken Beard
Scottsboro 5-51561521-23841  Wayne McNutt

1984 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1984 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Craig DavisRB HM  BN
 Craig DavisRB HM  ASWA

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