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Encyclopedia > Hugh Douglas
Hugh Douglas
Date of birth August 23, 1971
Place of birth Mansfield, Ohio
Position(s) Defensive End
College Central State
NFL Draft 1994 / Round 1
Pro Bowls 3
Awards 1994 AP NFL Defensive
Rookie of the Year
Statistics
Team(s)
1994–1997
1998–2002
2003
2004
New York Jets
Philadelphia Eagles
Jacksonville Jaguars
Philadelphia Eagles

Hugh Lamont Douglas (born August 23, 1971 in Mansfield, Ohio), is a former American football defensive end. His playing career included stints with the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles (twice), and the Jacksonville Jaguars. In his first season in 1995, Douglas was named Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press. ImageMetadata File history File links Hughdoug. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Nickname: The Heart of Ohio Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Richland Mayor Lydia Reid (D) Area    - City 29. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... 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City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green Team colors Green and White Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Robert Wood Johnson IV General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... City Jacksonville, Florida Other nicknames The Jags Team colors Teal, Black, and Gold Head Coach Jack Del Rio Owner Wayne Weaver General manager James Harris Mascot Jaxson de Ville League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) American Football Conference (1995-present) AFC Central (1995-2001) AFC South (2002-present... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Nickname: The Heart of Ohio Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Richland Mayor Lydia Reid (D) Area    - City 29. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green Team colors Green and White Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Robert Wood Johnson IV General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... City Jacksonville, Florida Other nicknames The Jags Team colors Teal, Black, and Gold Head Coach Jack Del Rio Owner Wayne Weaver General manager James Harris Mascot Jaxson de Ville League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) American Football Conference (1995-present) AFC Central (1995-2001) AFC South (2002-present... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rookie of the Year award is given by a number of North American sports leagues to the top first-time professional athlete of the season. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ...


Hugh was cut by the Eagles prior to the 2005 season, but was resigned to the front office position of "Good-Will Ambassador" shortly after. Hugh is also a regular personality on Philadelphia’s sports radio station 610 WIP-AM.He is known throughout the city as household name. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Front office is an integrated CRM software. ... Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a radio format devoted entirely to discussion and broadcast of sporting events. ... WIP is a Philadelphia radio station with an all-sports format. ...


While his accomplishments are undoubtedly impressive, Douglas is often known not so much for his Pro Bowl seasons and performances on the field as for his genuine love for the Eagles franchise. After a largely quiet 2003 effort with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Douglas had his agent orchestrate an immediate return to Philly, even though the team had cut him the year before and was largely settled at defensive line. Many also speculate that Douglas could easily have continued his career in 2005 but instead opted to remain with the Eagles in a different role. City Jacksonville, Florida Other nicknames The Jags Team colors Teal, Black, and Gold Head Coach Jack Del Rio Owner Wayne Weaver General manager James Harris Mascot Jaxson de Ville League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) American Football Conference (1995-present) AFC Central (1995-2001) AFC South (2002-present...


On November 5, 2005, Douglas was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with controversial Eagles player Terrell Owens, who was in the midst of a very public war of words with the team. Owens was suspended by the team and was later deactivated when he refused to fully apologize for the altercation, as well as for derogatory remarks made about Eagles' quarterback Donovan McNabb. November 5 is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 56 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Terrell Eldorado Owens (born December 7, 1973, in Alexander City, Alabama), is an American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


College

At Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, Douglas was a two-time NAIA Division I All-American, made 82 sacks in just 32 games in a three-year career, turned in 13 multiple-sack games, and helped lead his team to an NAIA national championship as a sophomore. As a senior, Hugh was named Defensive Player of the Year by the Washington, DC Pigskin Club. Central State University is a historically black university located in Wilberforce, Ohio. ... Wilberforce is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Greene County, Ohio. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Look up senior in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...


NFL career

A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Douglas was a first-round draft choice of the Jets in 1995 and was traded to the Eagles prior to the 1998 season for two draft choices. Douglas spent the 2003 campaign with the Jaguars before re-signing with Philadelphia in 2004. Douglas is ranked third behind Reggie White (124) and Clyde Simmons (76.5) on the Eagles' all-time sack list with 54.5 during his six seasons. The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Reginald Howard Reggie White (December 19, 1961 – December 26, 2004) was a professional American football player. ... Clyde Simmons (born August 4, 1964) is a former American football defensive end who played for the Philadelphia Eagles (1986-1993), Arizona Cardinals (1994-1995), Jacksonville Jaguars (1996-1997), Cincinnati Bengals (1998), and the Chicago Bears (1999-2000). ...


Personal

Hugh's favorite comic book character is The Hulk; he also enjoys the Great TV show Law & Order. A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... The Incredible Hulk The Hulk, often called The Incredible Hulk, is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... Law & Order is an American television police procedural and legal drama set in New York City. ...


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ESPN - T.O., Hugh Douglas engaged in fisticuffs - NFL (892 words)
PHILADELPHIA -- Terrell Owens was involved in a locker-room fight with former teammate Hugh Douglas a few days before the All-Pro wideout was suspended indefinitely without pay by the Philadelphia Eagles.
A team source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that Douglas, whose post with the Eagles he re-titled "bad-ass-ador," entered the team's training room Wednesday and announced "I know there are people in here faking injuries." The comment apparently led to the scrum between Owens and Douglas.
Douglas was among the few players to publicly say Owens should honor his current contract when T.O. demanded a new one this past offseason.
Hugh Douglas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (435 words)
Hugh Lamont Douglas (born August 23, 1971 in Mansfield, Ohio), is a former American football defensive end.
Hugh was cut by the Eagles prior to the 2005 season, but was resigned to the front office position of "Good-Will Ambassador" shortly after.
Douglas is ranked third behind Reggie White (124) and Clyde Simmons (76.5) on the Eagles' all-time sack list with 54.5 during his six seasons.
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