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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  <-- 1984 <- 1985 -> 1986 --> 2021

1985 Season Highlights
 Jerry Elmore enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 First playoff win.
 First 10 win season.
 The Wildcats won the Class 5A Region 14 Championship.
 
1985 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 29  @ Etowah    14   11   W       
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Pisgah    28   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Gadsden    14   23   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Arab   *  35   34   W (2OT)      
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Boaz    28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Northwest GA    34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Guntersville   *  42   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Plainview    14   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Stevenson    10   3   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Scottsboro   *  13   6   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Southside Gadsden    21   13   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  vs. Gadsden    7   27   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1985 Season Totals
  Record10-2
  Points Scored260
  Scoring Average21.7
  Points Allowed156
  Defense Average13.0
  Opponents Record58-62
  Region Record3-0
  Home Record5-2
  Away Record5-0
1985 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/17/19857 10(6-1) ASWA
10/23/19858 10(7-1) ASWA
10/30/19859 10(7-1) ASWA
  
1985 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 10-22601561-128403-09060  Jerry Elmore
Scottsboro 6-51481650-16312-14734  Randy Ross
Arab 2-81662421-27671  Ken Beard
Guntersville 2-81342400-32977  David Bucky Pitts

1985 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1985 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Britt HaasQB HM  BN
 Richard CampL HM  ASWA
 Will PrestwoodB HM  ASWA



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