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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-R16
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1922  <-- 1985 <- 1986 -> 1987 --> 2020

1986 Season Highlights
 Jerry Elmore enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Fort Payne.
 The Wildcats move from Region 14 to Region 16.
 The Wildcats finished 3rd in Region 16.
1986 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 29  @ Arab    35   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 5  @ Cherokee County    13   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 12  vs. Emma Sansom   *  21   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 19  @ Scottsboro    35   20   W       
 Fri., Sep. 26  vs. Oxford    15   20   L       
 Fri., Oct. 3  vs. Chattooga GA    31   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 10  @ Southside Gadsden   *  7   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 17  vs. Rossville GA    34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24  @ Gadsden   *  0   7   L       
 Fri., Oct. 31  vs. Etowah   *  40   7   W       
1986 Season Totals
  Points Scored231
  Scoring Average23.1
  Points Allowed129
  Defense Average12.9
  Opponents Record41-45
  Region Record2-2
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record3-2
1986 Class 5A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/8/19866 10(5-1) ASWA
1986 Class 5A Region 16 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Gadsden 9-51521725-064463-14851  Vince DiLorenzo
Southside Gadsden 7-41961080-13152-27656  Stan Romine
Fort Payne 7-32311292-26855  Jerry Elmore
Etowah 4-61151421-34182  Steve Clay
Emma Sansom 4-61451512-25241  Fred Buster Gross

1986 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

1986 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Fort Payne Players on File.

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