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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  <-- 1971 <- 1972 -> 1973 --> 2019

1972 Season Highlights
 Earl Webb enters his 6th season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 
1972 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 1  @ Bradshaw    20   3   W       
 Fri., Sep. 8  vs. Athens    6   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 15  @ Austin    28   0   W       
 Thu., Sep. 21  vs. Coffee    7   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 29  @ Scottsboro    13   7   W       
 Tue., Oct. 3  @ Cullman    8   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 13  vs. Deshler    35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 20  vs. Hartselle    27   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 3  @ Walker    14   23   L       
 Fri., Nov. 10  @ Huntsville    7   0   W       
 
1972 Season Totals
  Record7-3
  Points Scored165
  Scoring Average16.5
  Points Allowed88
  Defense Average8.8
  Opponents Record52-47 -6
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record4-2
1972 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/11/19726 8(5-1) AHSAA
  

1972 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Rick Chenault G Sr.5-11220 All-Star Game  

1972 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Edwin BrelandE HM  BN
 Rick ChenaultG Sr.5-11205 2nd  BN
 Rick ChenaultL Sr.5-11205 1st  BPH



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