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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  <-- 2001 <- 2002 -> 2003 --> 2020

2002 Season Highlights
 Dale Pruitt enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats move from Region 7 to Region 6.
 The Wildcats finished 5th in Region 6.
2002 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Brewer    40   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Pell City   *  14   21   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Southside Gadsden   *  31   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Albertville   *  7   35   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Sparkman    24   17   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  vs. Anniston   *  21   18   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Gadsden   *  28   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Pinson Valley   *  13   12   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Etowah   *  3   41   L       
 Sat., Nov. 2  @ Scottsboro    35   21   W       
2002 Season Totals
  Points Scored216
  Scoring Average21.6
  Points Allowed185
  Defense Average18.5
  Opponents Record45-62
  Region Record4-3
  Home Record5-0
  Away Record2-3
2002 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
2002 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 
Etowah 7-42961671-158256-1216116  Gene Hill
Pinson Valley 8-33401720-121245-2230100  Wayne Lee
Anniston 5-61732040-16275-212791  Douglas Davis
Albertville 9-43032062-149554-3161116  John Grass
Fort Payne 7-32161854-3117140  Dale Pruitt
Pell City 5-52452123-4146139  Jay Brown
Gadsden 1-9942811-674189  Joe Billingsley
Southside Gadsden 2-8772690-751231  Stan Romine

2002 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

2002 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Marcus CarterDB Jr. HM  BN

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