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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: R.D. Taylor

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1917  <-- 1929 <- 1930 -> 1931 --> 2020

1930 Season Highlights
 R.D. Taylor enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Decatur.
1930 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
    Hanceville    6   33   L       
    Lauderdale County    13   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 17   Mortimer Jordan    16   9   W       
 Fri., Oct. 24   Sheffield    0   14   L       
 Fri., Nov. 7   Huntsville    0   18   L       
 Fri., Nov. 14  vs. Coffee    0   22   L       
 Fri., Nov. 21  vs. Cullman    45   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 31   Ensley    0   14   L       
    Hartselle    0   6   L       
    Elkmont    13   0   W       
1930 Season Totals
  Points Scored93
  Scoring Average9.3
  Points Allowed123
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record54-27 -4
  Home Record1-1
  Away Record0-0
1930 Class  Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Decatur was not ranked.

1930 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

1930 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.