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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

DeKalb County Football Team History

DeKalb County Wildcats
Fort Payne High School

201 45th St. NE Fort Payne, AL 35967
Stadium: Wildcat Stadium
Colors: Black & Gold
Coach: Dewitt Dunn

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1922  <-- 1939 <- 1940 -> 1941 --> 2020

1940 Season Highlights
 Dewitt Dunn enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at DeKalb County.
1940 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 20   Madison County    20   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Susan Moore    12   6   W       
 Thu., Oct. 3  @ Emma Sansom    0   25   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Crossville    25   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Jackson County    26   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  vs. Glencoe    12   12   T       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Collinsville    12   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 15   Deshler    6   14   L       
 Thu., Nov. 21  vs. Valley Head    7   14   L       
1940 Season Totals
  Record5-3 -1
  Points Scored120
  Scoring Average13.3
  Points Allowed90
  Defense Average10.0
  Opponents Record39-28 -6
  Home Record3-1 -1
  Away Record1-1
1940 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 DeKalb County was not ranked.

1940 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

1940 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No DeKalb County Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.