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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-R15
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1996 Season Highlights
 Jere Adcock enters his 1st season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 The Red Raiders move from Region 16 to Region 15.
 The Red Raiders finished 4th in Region 15.
1996 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Sep. 6  vs. Athens    17   13   W       
 Thu., Sep. 12  vs. Lee Huntsville    27   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 20  vs. Etowah    10   36   L       
 Fri., Sep. 27  @ Bradshaw    7   26   L       
 Fri., Oct. 4  @ Butler   *  7   10   L       
 Fri., Oct. 11  @ Hartselle    20   10   W       
 Fri., Oct. 18  vs. Huntsville    17   13   W       
 Fri., Oct. 25  @ Bob Jones   *  7   9   L       
 Fri., Nov. 1  @ Grissom   *  6   9   L       
 Fri., Nov. 8  @ Austin    10   13   L       
1996 Season Totals
  Points Scored128
  Scoring Average12.8
  Points Allowed146
  Defense Average14.6
  Opponents Record65-48
  Region Record0-3
  Home Record3-1
  Away Record1-5
1996 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Decatur was not ranked.
1996 Class 6A Region 15 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Bob Jones 8-33432970-123343-06854  Frank Sadler
Butler 5-61922130-114202-17741  Ron Danley
Grissom 3-71962561-24284  Paul Parvin
Decatur 4-61281460-32028  Jere Adcock

1996 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

1996 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Matt DawsonDB Sr.6-0190 HM  BN
 Matt DawsonATH Sr.6-0190 1st  ASWA

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