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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-R7
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1922  <-- 2000 <- 2001 -> 2002 --> 2021

2001 Season Highlights
 Dale Pruitt enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats finished 5th in Region 7.
2001 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ Huntsville    14   42   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ North Jackson    9   38   L       
 Fri., Sep. 14  @ Etowah   *  6   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Scottsboro   *  19   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  @ Mortimer Jordan   *  14   40   L       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Cullman   *  21   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 12  @ Albertville   *  19   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  vs. Boaz   *  56   28   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  vs. Hartselle   *  17   13   W       
 Fri., Nov. 2  vs. Piedmont    28   17   W       
2001 Season Totals
  Points Scored203
  Scoring Average20.3
  Points Allowed223
  Defense Average22.3
  Opponents Record59-51
  Region Record4-3
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record1-4
2001 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Fort Payne was not ranked.
2001 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 
Hartselle 8-33082120-114456-120396  Michael Smith
Mortimer Jordan 11-24862022-1118666-1268103  Greg Watts
Cullman 8-33251910-124285-2195128  Mark Britton
Etowah 4-72082830-126634-3136146  Raymond Farmer
Fort Payne 5-52032234-3152126  Dale Pruitt
Albertville 2-8972292-579152  Randy Hallmark
Boaz 4-61962831-692261  Drew Noles
Scottsboro 1-91292720-785198  Larry Morris

2001 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

2001 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Aaron McDanielRB So. HM  BN
 Luke PruittDB Sr. HM  ASWA
 Luke PruittDB Sr. HM  BN

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