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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: Jere Adcock
Region: 6A-R8
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1917  <-- 2001 <- 2002 -> 2003 --> 2021

2002 Season Highlights
 Jere Adcock enters his 7th season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 The Red Raiders won the Class 6A Region 8 Championship.
 
2002 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 30  vs. Athens    23   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 6  @ Hoover    6   38   L       
 Fri., Sep. 13  vs. Bob Jones   *  31   10   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  @ Grissom   *  14   11   W       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Hartselle    0   16   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Vestavia Hills    0   28   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Sparkman   *  21   17   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Minor   *  19   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Austin   *  13   6   W       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Lee Montgomery    17   20   L (OT)      
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 8  vs. Hewitt-Trussville    16   7   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 15  @ Hillcrest Tuscaloosa    33   14   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 22  vs. Mountain Brook    0   31   L       3rd Round Playoffs 
 
2002 Season Totals
  Record8-5
  Points Scored193
  Scoring Average14.8
  Points Allowed214
  Defense Average16.5
  Opponents Record95-57
  Region Record5-0
  Home Record4-1
  Away Record4-4
2002 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Decatur was not ranked.
  
2002 Class 6A Region 8 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Decatur 8-51932142-149525-09851  Jere Adcock
Minor 9-32991181-138214-114356  Tony Lunceford
Grissom 8-32511350-114493-29160  Ronny Massey
Austin 5-61461870-112421-462105  Joe Gaddis
Bob Jones 5-52062091-467127  Mike Bates
Sparkman 3-71822721-487149  Keith Henderson

2002 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

2002 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Dillon PriceOL Sr.6-4285 HM  ASWA
 Dillon PriceOL Sr.6-4285 1st  BN
 Paul GoldenDL Sr. HM  BN



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