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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Decatur Football Team History

Decatur Red Raiders
Decatur High School

1011 Prospect Dr. SE Decatur, AL 35601
Stadium: Shorty Ogle Stadium
Colors: Red & Black
Coach: H.L. Shorty Ogle

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1917  <-- 1954 <- 1955 -> 1956 --> 2020

1955 Season Highlights
 H.L. Shorty Ogle enters his 23rd season as Head Coach at Decatur.
1955 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 9  @ Athens    7   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 16  vs. Tuscaloosa    19   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 23  @ Gadsden    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 30  vs. Butler    6   13   L       
 Mon., Oct. 10  vs. Sheffield    14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 14  @ Cullman    14   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 21  @ Huntsville    20   7   W       
 Sat., Oct. 29  @ Coffee    7   13   L       
 Fri., Nov. 11  vs. Lawrence County    21   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 18  vs. Deshler    13   15   L       
1955 Season Totals
  Points Scored135
  Scoring Average13.5
  Points Allowed76
  Defense Average7.6
  Opponents Record41-52 -3
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-1
1955 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Decatur was not ranked.

1955 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

1955 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 CraneB HM  MA
 HollandB HM  MA
 HurstB HM  MA

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