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Encyclopedia > Bobby Douglass
Bobby Douglass
Date of birth June 22, 1947
Place of birth Manhattan, Kansas
Position(s) Quarterback
College Kansas
Statistics
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Team(s)
1969-1975
1975
1976-1977
1978
Chicago Bears
San Diego Chargers
New Orleans Saints
Green Bay Packers

Robert Gilchrist Douglass (born June 22, 1947 in Manhattan, Kansas) is a former NFL quarterback, who played most of his career with the Chicago Bears, who drafted him in the second round of the 1969 NFL Draft. During his career, he also played for the San Diego Chargers, the New Orleans Saints, and the Green Bay Packers. Douglass retired after the 1978 season. He attended the University of Kansas. June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Riley County Courthouse, Manhattan Manhattan is a town located in northeastern Kansas at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... A quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or Kansas) is an institution of higher learning located in Lawrence, Kansas. ... Bills Dolphins Patriots Jets Ravens Bengals Browns Steelers Texans Colts Titans Broncos Chiefs Raiders Chargers Cowboys Giants Eagles Redskins Bears Lions Packers Vikings Falcons Panthers Saints Buccaneers Jaguars Cardinals Rams 49ers Seahawks The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... City San Diego, California Other nicknames Bolts, Super Chargers Team colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Owner Alex Spanos George Pernicano (Minority owner (3%)) General manager A.J. Smith Fight song San Diego Super Chargers League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933-1949) National Conference (1950... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Riley County Courthouse, Manhattan Manhattan is a town located in northeastern Kansas at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. ... Bills Dolphins Patriots Jets Ravens Bengals Browns Steelers Texans Colts Titans Broncos Chiefs Raiders Chargers Cowboys Giants Eagles Redskins Bears Lions Packers Vikings Falcons Panthers Saints Buccaneers Jaguars Cardinals Rams 49ers Seahawks The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from... A quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... Round one Other Notable Players Selected Terry Hanratty, Quarterback, -Pittsburgh Steelers, 2nd Round, Notre Dame Ted Hendricks, Linebacker -Baltimore Colts, 2nd Round, Miami (FL) Ed Podolak, Running Back -Kansas City Chiefs, 2nd Round, Iowa Al Woodall, Quarterback -New York Jets, 2nd Round, Duke Mercury Morris, Running Back -Miami Dolphins, 3rd... City San Diego, California Other nicknames Bolts, Super Chargers Team colors Navy Blue, White, and Gold Head Coach Marty Schottenheimer Owner Alex Spanos George Pernicano (Minority owner (3%)) General manager A.J. Smith Fight song San Diego Super Chargers League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... City Green Bay, Wisconsin Team colors Dark Green, Gold, and White Head Coach Mike McCarthy Owner 111,967 stockholders Chairman Bob Harlan General manager Ted Thompson Fight song Go! You Packers! Go! League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919-1920) National Football League (1921–present) Western Division (1933-1949) National Conference (1950... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The sports teams at the University of Kansas are known as the Jayhawks. ...


In 1972, Douglass ran for the second most rushing yards ever by a QB in one season. In a 14-game 1972 season, he ran for 968 yards and 8 touchdowns on 141 carries. Mike Vick owns the quarterback single-season rushing record with 1,039. The 1972 NFL season was the 53rd regular season of the National Football League. ... A touchdown is the primary method of scoring in American and Canadian football, in which the ball carrier causes the football to break the plane of the end zone, thus earning 6 points for his team (in both codes). ... Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980 in Newport News, Virginia) is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons NFL franchise. ...


In five seasons from 1971-1975, Douglass played in 47 games and amassed 2,040 rushing yards. During that span, he averaged 43.4 rushing yards per game played--the second highest rushing yards per game average over a five-season span for a QB. (Vick ranks first, at 54.1 yds/g from 2002-2006; Randall Cunningham ranks third with 43.1 yds/g over a five-season span from 1986-1990). For former United States Representative Randall Duke Cunningham, see Duke Cunningham. ...


However, Douglass had little success as a passer, going 507-for-1178 for 36 touchdowns and 64 interceptions with a quarterback passing rating of only 48.5 during his 10-season NFL career. In Canadian or American football, an interception occurs when a quarterbacks pass is caught by a player on the opposing team. ...


Douglass was once married to Playboy model Carol O'Neal. For other uses, see Playboy (disambiguation). ... Carol ONeal (born 18 August 1948 in New York City) is an American model. ...


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Global Fusion Bios (318 words)
Douglass is a member of the faculty at The Jazzschool in Berkeley, California, and has taught jazz and world-music classes at high schools throughout California.
In 1997, Douglass and Dogole also joined the roster of Young Audiences of the Bay Area, presenting assemblies and workshops throughout a nine-county region.
Dogole was the recipient of a Jazz Performance Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1991, and with Bill Douglass, received grants from the Marin County Arts Council in 1994, 1995, and 1998 for "Adventures in Global Fusion Music" - a presentation to young audiences.
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