Episode 20 – Douglas Lee Williams

This week, Jack, Davin, and special guest, Dave Geller, discuss the early life of Doug Williams, the Grambling State and Southern University Bayou Classic Battle of the Bands, Doug’s incredible 1977 Season, his first NFL pass, and his experience playing the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI. LISTEN TO EPISODE 20 HERE

Doug Williams Draft
Doug Williams meeting Bob Hope on his show recognizing College Football’s All-Americans

Sources:

  1. Encyclopedia, Doug Williams: http://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-wires-white-papers-and-books/williams-doug-1955#D
  2. Ebony Legends in Sports, by P. Paul Provost: https://books.google.com/books?id=hAbfqQFalXIC&pg=PA169&lpg=PA169&dq=Ebony+Legends+in+sports+Doug+Williams&source=bl&ots=1M08SyNfsl&sig=2tcT2g5T-w8oA6tVqjgjQ1FqudY&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjdsdr6mvbYAhUN7awKHXtFDOAQ6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q=Ebony%20Legends%20in%20sports%20Doug%20Williams&f=false
  3. Doug Williams broke down barriers with Super Bowl XXII MVP run, By Terrance Harris, NOLA.com: http://www.nola.com/superbowl/index.ssf/2013/01/doug_williams_broke_down_barri.html
  4. Doug Williams, Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doug_Williams_(quarterback)
  5. Doug Williams website, bio: http://dougwilliams17.com/bio/
  6. AFTER DOUG WILLIAMS LISA’S STORY, By Donna Britt, Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1989/07/27/after-doug-williams-lisas-story/8219c0be-e289-4df7-90a5-fd3291909dac/?utm_term=.a8518b78a972
  7. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, Doug Williams, By O.K. Davis: http://www.lasportshall.com/portfolio/doug-williams/
  8. DOWN HOME, A WET 0-1, By Ken Delinger, Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1991/09/08/down-home-a-wet-0-1/4024dc1d-8e65-4f61-a308-459cf499b0eb/?utm_term=.1d0beb11b021
  9. African Americans in Sports, By David K. Wiggins: https://books.google.com/books?id=rYCsBwAAQBAJ&pg=PT1081&lpg=PT1081&dq=Cheneyville+High+School+Doug+Williams&source=bl&ots=fhBJT8df6O&sig=mrPRDA8C9_ejB3KNUCbkhDILLwE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjwnazOkvbYAhUl9IMKHZAZDaoQ6AEIPzAE#v=onepage&q=Cheneyville%20High%20School%20Doug%20Williams&f=false
  10. Doug Williams Has A Dream, Too, By Bob Verdi, Chicago Tribune: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-01-19/sports/8803230650_1_doug-williams-super-bowl-xxii-minnesota-end-zone

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