Doug Shively

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Doug Shively
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1937-03-18) March 18, 1937 (age 81)
Lexington, Kentucky
Alma mater University of Kentucky
Playing career
1956–1958 Kentucky
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1959 Thomas Jefferson HS (asst.)
1960–1965 Virginia Tech (asst.)
1966–1968 Kentucky (DE)
1970–1972 Clemson (LB)
1973 North Carolina (DB)
1974–1976 New Orleans Saints (LB)
1977–1982 Atlanta Falcons (LB)
1983 Arizona Wranglers
1984 San Diego Chargers (DL)
1985 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (DC/LB)
1986–1989 Houston Oilers (DL)
1990–1993 Atlanta Falcons (AHC/DEF)
Head coaching record
Overall 4–14 (USFL)

Douglas Armstead Shively (born March 18, 1937) is a former American football player and coach. He was the head coach for the Arizona Wranglers of the United States Football League (USFL) in 1983, compiling an overall record of four wins and 14 losses. Shively also served as an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 19 seasons, most notably as the defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1985 and as the assistant head coach for defense of the Atlanta Falcons from 1990 to 1993.

Early life[edit]

Shively was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, where his father, Bernie Shively, was the athletic director at the University of Kentucky from 1938 until his death in 1967. After graduating from high school, Shively enrolled at Kentucky, following in his father's footsteps, who had earned All-America honors as a member of the Wildcats football team in 1926. He lettered in football for three years (1956–1958) as well as in baseball.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona Wranglers (United States Football League) (1983)
1983 Arizona Wranglers 4–14 4th (Pacific Division)
Total: 4–14

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