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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: Earl Webb

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1917  <-- 1969 <- 1970 -> 1971 --> 2020

1970 Season Highlights
 Earl Webb enters his 4th season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 First playoff appearance.
 
1970 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Sep. 3  @ Bradshaw    30   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Athens    36   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Austin    18   13   W       
 Thu., Sep. 24  vs. Hartselle    22   18   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Scottsboro    16   30   L       
 Sat., Oct. 10  vs. Coffee    24   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Cullman    26   20   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Deshler    30   19   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Walker    26   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Sheffield    22   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  @ Scottsboro    0   24   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1970 Season Totals
  Record9-2
  Points Scored250
  Scoring Average22.7
  Points Allowed150
  Defense Average13.6
  Opponents Record63-51
  Home Record4-0
  Away Record5-2
1970 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
11/11/197010 10(8-1) AHSAA
9/24/19703 8(3-0) AHSAA
9/30/19704 10(4-0) AHSAA
  

1970 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Don Davis SE Sr.6-2194 All-Star Game  

1970 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 FerrellB HM  BN
 Mike MathisE Sr.215 2nd  BN



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