Doug Kotar

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Doug Kotar
Date of birth: (1951-06-11)June 11, 1951
Place of birth: Canonsburg, PA
Date of death: December 16, 1983(1983-12-16) (aged 32)
Career information
Position(s): Running back
College: Kentucky
Organizations
As player:
1974-1981 New York Giants
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Douglas Alan Kotar (June 11, 1951 – December 16, 1983) was an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was signed as an undrafted free agent out of University of Kentucky by the Giants in 1974. His Jersey number was 44. He rushed for 3,600 yards and is fifth in rushing in New York Giants history. Kotar went to Canon McMillan High School. He died of a brain tumor in Dec. 1983. He also had 2 young children at the time of his death, Christie Kotar and Douglas Kotar.