We now have 827 teams &  
182,976 games on

Search Site

AHSFHS Article Series

   The best of the best in Alabama High   
  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: Earl Webb

Other Sports

Select Year:    
1917  <-- 1970 <- 1971 -> 1972 --> 2020

1971 Season Highlights
 Earl Webb enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 First 12 win season.
 First playoff win.
 The Red Raiders set a team record by winning 12 games.
1971 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 3  vs. Bradshaw    20   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Athens    14   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Austin    32   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  @ Hartselle    6   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 30  vs. Scottsboro    18   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Coffee    20   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15  vs. Cullman    8   17   L       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Deshler    32   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Walker    39   0   W       
 Fri., Nov. 12  vs. Huntsville    30   0   W       
 Sat., Nov. 20  @ West End    24   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 26  @ Grissom    38   0   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 3  vs. Butler    8   0   W       Championship Game 
1971 Season Totals
  Points Scored289
  Scoring Average22.2
  Points Allowed43
  Defense Average3.3
  Opponents Record72-56 -6
  Home Record6-1
  Away Record6-0
1971 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/5/19715 8(5-0) AHSAA
11/15/1971Final 7 AHSAA

1971 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Jerry Mizell FB Sr.5-10205 All-Star Game  
 Paul Brogden B Sr.195 Super All-State  Bham News
 Paul Brogdon HB 5-11195 All Southern  Orlando Sentinel
 Paul Brogdon HB Sr.5-11195 All-Star Game  

1971 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Earl WebbCoach 1st  BPH
 Jerry MizellB Sr.5-10205 HM  BN
 Paul BrogdenB Sr.195 1st  BPH
 Paul BrogdonB Sr.5-11195 1st  BN
 Preston BrogdonE HM  BN
 Rick ChenaultT Jr. HM  BN

Some records may be incomplete. We have chosen to publish this information in hopes our visitors will participate in assisting us to complete every school.
Join us in the forums to submit corrections and new information.

Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden was a star quarterback at Woodlawn high school in Birmingham.