Otis Douglas

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Otis Douglas
Otis Douglas.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1911-07-25)July 25, 1911
Reedville, Virginia
Died March 21, 1989(1989-03-21) (aged 77)
Playing career
1929–1930
1946–1949
William & Mary
Philadelphia Eagles
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1935–1938
1939–1940
1941–1942
1948
1949
1950–1952
1953
1954
1956–1960
William & Mary (line)
Akron (line)
Akron
Drexel (assistant)
Drexel
Arkansas
Baltimore Colts (assistant)
Villanova (assistant)
Calgary Stampeders
Head coaching record
Overall 14–31–3 (college)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Otis Whitfield Douglas, Jr. (July 25, 1911 – March 21, 1989) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Akron (1941–1942) and the University of Arkansas (1950–1952). Douglas played for the Philadelphia Eagles for four seasons (1946–1949) and coached the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (1955–1960).

Born in Reedville, Virginia, Douglas played college football at the College of William and Mary in 1929 and 1930. He served in United States Navy from 1942 to 1945. Douglas also held coaching positions at Drexel University (1949) and Villanova University (1954). He was an assistant coach for the Baltimore Colts in 1953 and was a consultant to the coaching staff of the Cincinnati Reds in 1961 and 1962.

In 1979, Douglas was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Akron Zips (Independent) (1941–1942)
1941 Akron 5–3–1
1942 Akron 0–7–2
Akron: 5–10–3
Arkansas Razorbacks (Southwest Conference) (1950–1952)
1950 Arkansas 2–8 1–5 7th
1951 Arkansas 5–5 2–4 6th
1952 Arkansas 2–8 1–5 7th
Arkansas: 9–21 4–14
Total: 14–31–3

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