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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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1917  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2021

1998 Season Highlights
 Jere Adcock enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Decatur.
 The Red Raiders won the Class 6A Region 15 Championship.
1998 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Athens    21   28   L       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Lee Huntsville    35   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Sparkman    26   9   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Bradshaw    45   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Butler   *  49   26   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Hartselle    38   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Huntsville    13   20   L (OT)      
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Bob Jones   *  24   3   W       
 Thu., Oct. 22  @ Grissom   *  24   27   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Austin    22   0   W       
 Thu., Nov. 5  vs. Clay-Chalkville    27   10   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Vestavia Hills    24   38   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1998 Season Totals
  Points Scored348
  Scoring Average29.0
  Points Allowed206
  Defense Average17.2
  Opponents Record74-59
  Region Record2-1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record5-2
1998 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Decatur was not ranked.
1998 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 
Decatur 8-43482061-151482-19756  Jere Adcock
Butler 5-62232830-116452-18977  Ron Danley
Grissom 3-71482432-16259  Paul Parvin
Bob Jones 2-81562980-33086  Frank Sadler

1998 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Decatur Players on File.

1998 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Matt CowansLB Sr.6-1230 1st  ASWA
 Matt GowanLB Sr. HM  BN
 Sae EvansWR Sr. HM  BN
 Soe EvansWR Sr.6-0180 1st  ASWA

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