Doug Edwards

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Doug Edwards
Personal information
Born (1971-01-21) January 21, 1971 (age 48)
Miami, Florida
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High schoolMiami Senior (Miami, Florida)
CollegeFlorida State (1990–1993)
NBA draft1993 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Atlanta Hawks
Playing career1993–1996
PositionSmall forward
Number34, 32
Career history
19931995Atlanta Hawks
1995–1996Vancouver Grizzlies
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Douglas Edwards (born January 21, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1993 NBA Draft. Edwards played for the Hawks and Vancouver Grizzlies in 3 NBA seasons, averaging 2.4 ppg. He played collegiately at Florida State University. Edwards gained his nickname "Doughboy" while playing in Vancouver as a result of his soft play on the court, and supposed infatuation with the local Tim Hortons doughnut chain. On September 10, 2008, Frank Martin announced the addition of Edwards to his coaching staff at Kansas State University. He has two brothers, both former basketball players: Steven (b. 1973) and Allen (b. 1975).

Kansas State University[edit]

On September 10, 2008, head coach Frank Martin of the Kansas State Wildcats announced the hire of Edwards as Director of Athlete Development. Edwards brings the experience of a high-level recruit and NBA player to K-State, as well as adding to an already strong recruiting presence in Florida. Edwards played under Martin at Miami Senior High School.

College career[edit]

  • 1990-1991 - Started 32 games averaging 16.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • 1991-1992 - Started 30 games averaging 17.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.
  • 1992-1993 - Started 31 games averaging 18.3 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.

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