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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  <-- 1962 <- 1963 -> 1964 --> 2019

1963 Season Highlights
 H.L. Shorty Ogle enters his 31st season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 The Red Raiders move from Class and into Region 0.
 
1963 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Athens    12   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 12  @ Lee Huntsville    14   25   L       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Walker    0   7   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  vs. Hartselle    13   7   W       
 Thu., Oct. 3  @ Butler    16   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Muscle Shoals    33   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Cullman    14   19   L       
 Fri., Oct. 25  vs. Huntsville    21   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Coffee    6   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Deshler    7   7   T       
 
1963 Season Totals
  Record6-3 -1
  Points Scored136
  Scoring Average13.6
  Points Allowed91
  Defense Average9.1
  Opponents Record46-46 -5
  Home Record2-2 -1
  Away Record4-1
1963 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
9/12/19631 5(1-0)66 AP
  

1963 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

1963 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Jimmy TeagueE HM  BN
 Jimmy TeagueE 2nd  BPH



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