On October 6th, 2017, the Quitman Panthers defeated the Newton County Cougars 47-7 to make them 1-1 in district and 3-5 overall. The captains of the game were Keshan Johnson, Jed Lewis, and Latrell Hatten.
September 15, 2017, the Quitman Panthers fell to the undefeated Philadelphia Tornadoes 44-15. The captains of the game were Latrell Hatten, Kingston Jordan, and Jaycolby Williams. The Panthers received the ball in the first quarter.
On September 1st, 2017, the Quitman Panthers defeated the West Jones Mustangs 31-9 making their record 2-1. After kickoff, the Panthers were on the 20 yard line. Brandon Hicks caught and ran the ball for a touchdown within the first 15 seconds of the game.