Doug Porter

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Doug Porter
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1929-08-15) August 15, 1929 (age 87)
Memphis, Tennessee
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1961–1965 Mississippi Valley State
1966–1973 Grambling State (assistant)
1974–1978 Howard
1979–1996 Fort Valley State
Head coaching record
Overall 155–110–5
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2008 (profile)

Douglas "Doug" Porter (born August 15, 1929) is a former American football coach. He served as the head coach at Mississippi Valley State University (1961–1965), Howard University (1974–1978), and Fort Valley State University (1979–1996), compiling a career college football record of 155–110–5. He was also an assistant coach at Grambling State University under Eddie Robinson. Porter was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2008.

Porter was the fifth head football coach at Mississippi Valley State University located in Itta Bena, Mississippi and he held that position for five seasons, from 1961 until 1965. His coaching record at Mississippi Valley State was 21–20.[1]


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