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Harry Douglas, WR

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 176 | College: Louisville
 
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Overview

Harry Douglas might lack the ideal bulk you look for in a receiver. That hasn't made it any easier for defenders to tackle the 5-foot-11 receiver.

Douglas has blazing speed and the explosive second gear to leave his opponent grabbing at air. He started just 19 of 46 games for the Cardinals, but was extremely productive and left his mark on school and Big East record books.

His 10 100-yard receiving performances over the last two years rank tied for fifth in Big East Conference history. Douglas finished his career as the team's fifth all-time leading receiver, with 173 receptions, tied for sixth in Big East annals. His 2,924 yards receiving rank second in both school and league annals while his 15 touchdown catches rank seventh on Louisville's career chart.

At Jonesboro High School, Douglas earned first team All-County and honorable mention All-State honors as a senior. He was named the top receiver in the region and one of only three players to receive all nine possible votes for first-team All-Region that season. He was also selected to the Clayton News Daily Southern Crest Super 11 squad, as he caught 40 passes for 831 yards and seven touchdowns during his final campaign.

As a junior, Douglas added All-Region recognition for his 26 catches for 487 yards and five scores. He would close out his three-year career with 80 receptions for 1,539 yards and 14 touchdowns.

A three-sport athlete who also lettered in baseball and basketball, he collected All-Region honors and was a state Top 15 hoops choice by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He averaged 20.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals as a senior for the fourth-ranked team in the state.

Douglas enrolled at Louisville in 2003, but spent the entire season on the scout team. In 11 games as a reserve, he made five catches for 43 yards (8.6-yard average) and ran for a 65-yard touchdown in 2004. That year, he performed mostly on special teams, averaging 21.4 yards on nine kickoff returns while recording nine tackles (seven solo) and recovering a fumble.

The talented receiver started two of UL's 12 games during 2005. He finished fourth on the team with 27 catches for 457 yards (16.9-yard average) and a pair of touchdowns. He picked up 37 yards on six reverses (6.2 avg), threw one pass for an interception and returned seven kickoffs for 142 yards (20.3 avg). On special teams, he posted seven tackles (five solo).

Douglas started seven games while appearing in 13 in 2006, earning All-Big East Conference first-team honors. He led the team and league in receptions (5.38 per game) and yards receiving per game (97.31 yards per game). He hauled in 70 passes for a single-season record 1,265 yards (18.1-yard average) and six touchdowns. On the ground, he ran for 49 yards on seven tries (7.0 avg), returned three punts for 16 yards, had a three-yard kickoff return and made one solo tackle.

A right ankle sprain in the fourth game vs. Syracuse would sideline Douglas for two games and hamper him the rest of the season. He picked up second-team All-American and first-team All-Big East recognition, ranking 12th nationally and first in the conference with an average of 7.1 receptions per game.

Douglas finished third in the nation with an average of 115.9 yards receiving per contest, as he again paced the squad with 71 catches for 1,159 yards (16.3-yard average) and seven scores, becoming just the fourth player in school history to catch 70 passes in a season twice and just the third to gain over 1,000 yards in a season twice. He finished the year with 1,183 all-purpose yards in 10 contests at split end.

In 46 games at Louisville, Douglas started 19 contests. He caught 173 passes (fifth in school history) for 2,924 yards (second in UL and Big East history) for a 16.9-yard average and 15 touchdowns. He carried 19 times for 162 yards (8.5-yard average) and a score, adding 354 yards on 18 kickoff returns (19.7 avg) and 16 yards on six punt returns (2.7 avg). On special teams, he registered 17 tackles (13 solo) and recovered a pair of fumbles.

Analysis

Positives: Has a very slight frame, but shows good upper-body muscle definition … Has rare timed speed and sudden burst to stretch the defense, demonstrating the soft, natural hands -- though also small hands -- to extend and secure the ball away from his frame, especially when in the open … Needs to show better looseness coming out of his breaks, but he has the body control and burst to get behind the defender in an instant, when not impeded at the line … Has a good understanding of coverage schemes and is a hard worker in practice, putting in the extra hours the last two years in the weight room in his quest to improve his overall power base … Will round his breaks too often, but is sudden in his initial step … Has improved his in-stride agility to redirect and adjust to the ball in flight … If a defender fails to jam him up front, he is very capable of using his foot quickness to escape … Has a smooth, effortless release when firing off the ball with no defender trying to impede his forward progress, doing a nice job of dipping his pads and eluding hits to get into his route … Shows the ability to stem and stab in order to set up the defensive back and showed in 2007 much better body control to settle and break … Once he gets into the open field, he excels at gobbling up the cushion … Alert to field position and does a good job of extending for the ball while keeping his feet in bounds along the sideline … His vertical quickness will generally see him get behind the deep zone and he is good at dropping his pads and settling into the zone's soft spots … Not really strong enough to work back for the ball in a crowd, but shows willingness going for the ball in traffic … Does a nice job of turning the defender with his sudden speed and steady acceleration, as he will not hesitate to lay his body out to make the big catch … Few receivers get downfield as rapidly as Douglas … Dangerous threat with the ball in his hands in the open, as he has the burst to make the first tackler miss, showing good desire to pick up yardage after the catch … Has the body control to avoid, but is better catching the high passes or over-the-shoulder throws than going low for the shoestring grab … Needs route refinement, but comes out his breaks with a sharp burst … Can occupy a defensive back when blocking. But he is too weak to be efficient blocking in pass protection or in the backfield vs. second or first level defenders … Vocal leader with a good grasp of the playbook and needs minimal reps to retain plays.

Negatives: Has a wiry frame with very small hands, lean lower body with marginal thigh muscles and a frame that might not be able to carry any more weight without it impacting his speed … Came to Louisville at 148 pounds and has struggled throughout his career to maintain his weight close to the 170-pound range … Will compete for jump balls, but due to a lack of bulk and strength, he struggles to get to many passes in a crowd … Lacks the strength to defeat the jam and work his way into the soft areas underneath … Displays good body control, but is too tight in his hips in attempts to get in and out of his breaks … Lacks the size to be a threat across the middle … While he displays very good initial quickness running routes, he will generally round off his cuts … Has some elusiveness at the line, but must improve his strength in order to compete against press coverage … Has good arm length, but marginal power to get a good push off the snap … Relies a lot on his quickness to get to the ball and will need to refine his route-running skills, as he takes too many soft-angle cuts and will drift in his patterns … Runs better on short routes, but is not a strong enough receiver to have great success working underneath … Tends to let the ball into his body on short routes, despite showing the ability to pluck the ball away from his frame when on the move in the deep secondary. He might be conscious of the fact that physical defenders will usually attack him in attempts to strip the ball away … Does a good job of tracking the ball in flight and catching it with his hands extended, but will drop some easy throws when he tries to absorb it into the inside his frame … Has the valid timed speed to run under deep passes, struggles to adjust his body properly to off-target throws, especially ones at his shoestrings when on the move (better when he is in the open looking the ball in over his outside shoulder) … Lacks the size and "sand in his pants" to be anything more that a pest when it comes to blocking, whether in-line or in space on the cut block … Shows good courage attacking the middle of the field as a kickoff returner, but because of his lack of size and elusiveness, he will generally be taken down by the initial tackle.

Compares To: YAMON FIGURS-Baltimore … Like Figurs, Douglas has an incredible burst to get into his routes when he is not faced with handling the press at the line of scrimmage. He is a very slender athlete who has struggled to maintain his weight throughout his college career. He can stretch the defense with his sudden burst and, while he shows good courage, he is a bit of a liability underneath, as he tends to cradle the ball in tight areas, realizing that a physical tackle can cause him to cough up the ball. He will need patient coaching to refine his route-running skills. While he has been used as a kickoff returner in the past, he lacks elusiveness (more of a one-cut runner) and the size and strength to absorb the punishment. Some feel he is similar to Detroit's Shaun McDonald, but he is not the precise runner, nor does he have the underneath catching ability the Lions' slot receiver brings to an offense.

Career Notes

Ranks second in school history with 2,924 yards receiving, topped only by Arnold Jackson (3,670 yards, 1997-2000) … His 2,924 yards also rank second in Big East Conference annals behind Dietrich Jells of Pittsburgh (3,033 yards, 1991-95) … His 173 receptions rank fifth on the school's all-time list … His 173 catches also rank tied with Reggie Wayne of Miami (1997-2000) for sixth in Big East history … His 15 touchdown catches placed Douglas seventh in Louisville annals … His 71 receptions in 2007 rank tied with Deion Branch (2000) for sixth on the school's single-season list, topped by Arnold Jackson (101 in 1999 and 90 in 1998), J.R. Russell (75 in 2003 and 73 in 2004) and Branch (72 in 2001) … Only Larry Fitzgerald of Pittsburgh (92 in 2003), Tres Moses of Rutgers (81 in 2004), Latef Grim of Pittsburgh (75 in 1999) and Zamir Cobb of Temple (74 in 2003) had more receptions in a season in Big East history than Douglas' 71 in 2007 … His 1,265 yards receiving in 2006 broke the old school season-record of 1,213 yards by J.R. Russell in 2003 and rank fourth in conference annals behind Larry Fitzgerald (1,672 in 2003), Antonio Bryant (1,302 in 2000) and Greg Lee (1,297 in 2004), all from Pittsburgh … His 10 100-yard receiving performances tied Andre Davis of Virginia Tech for fifth in Big East history and his six 100-yard games in 2007 rank third on the league single-season list … His 13 catches vs. Kentucky in 2007 rank fifth on the school's game-record list and tied the Big East record that he shares with Joshua Tinch of Louisville (vs. West Virginia in 2005), Antonio Bryant of Pittsburgh (vs. Virginia Tech in 1999), Marco Battaglia of Rutgers (vs. Penn State in 1995) and Pete Mitchell of Boston College (vs. Notre Dame in 1993) … His 223 receiving yards in the 2007 Kentucky contest a new Louisville mark, topping the former standard of 214 yards by tight end Ibn Green vs. East Carolina in 1998 … Only Ernest Wilford of Virginia Tech (279 vs. Syracuse in 2002), David Tyree of Syracuse (229 vs. Virginia Tech in 2002) and Dietrich Jells of Pittsburgh (225 vs. West Virginia in 1994) gained more yards in a game in Big East annals … Douglas became the first player in school history to gain over 200 yards receiving twice in a career, totaling 205 yards vs. Syracuse in 2007 … He joined Antonio Bryant of Pittsburgh (222 vs. Boston College and 212 vs. North Carolina in 2000) as the only Big East players to gain over 200 yards receiving twice in the same season.

2007 Season

Second-team All-American selection by The NFL Draft Report and the Associated Press, earning All-Big East Conference first-team honors for the second consecutive season … Started all 10 games in which he played at split end, sitting out the North Carolina State and Utah games after he was carted off the field late in the Syracuse game after suffering a right ankle sprain … Still managed to lead the Big East and rank 12th in the country with an average of 7.1 receptions per game … Ranked third nationally and led the league with an average of 115.9 yards per game receiving and was fourth in the conference with an average of 118.3 all-purpose yards per game … Led the team and league with 71 catches for 1,159 yards (16.3-yard average) and seven touchdowns … Rushed five times for 11 yards (2.2 avg), lost three yards on two punt returns, gained 16 yards on a kickoff return and recovered a blocked field goal … Of the 101 passes targeted to him, nine were deflected by the opposition, as Douglas also fumbled once vs. Middle Tennessee and turned the ball over on another fumble vs. West Virginia … 58 of his 71 receptions were good for first downs, as he converted 15-of-21 third-down throws … Had 43 of those catches gain at least 10 yards, including 17 for 20 yards or more … Made five of his grabs inside the red zone, including two on goal-line plays … In addition to his seven scoring grabs, he had big catches that set up 12 touchdown drives and two others that ended with field goals.

2007 Game Analysis

Murray State … Douglas opened the season with 151 yards and a pair of touchdowns, as all five of his receptions produced first downs, including three that were good for 20 yards or longer. With 151 yards, it marked the receiver's fourth-straight game in gaining over 100 yards receiving … He caught a deep pass from Brian Brohm for a 44-yard score less than two minutes into the game … His 10-yard grab to the MSU 12 set up Brohm's 12-yard touch-down toss to tight end Gary Barnidge later in the opening frame … The split end had a 25-yard catch, but was then stopped for a 5-yard loss on a reverse during the team's first series of the second quarter … He followed with a 59-yard touchdown on a deep throw from Brohm at the start of the second half, as the coaches then rested the first unit the rest of the 73-10 victory … Record Watch-His 151 yards gave him 1,916 receiving yards as a Cardinal, moving past Zek Parker (1,804 yards, 1998-2001) for eighth on the school's all-time record list … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#3-Derrick Parrott (5:10-183)-One solo tackle, one pass deflection.

Middle Tennessee State … The split end followed with eight receptions for 100 yards and a touchdown, but he lost 4 yards on a reverse and fumbled once … Six of his grabs produced first downs, as three of his other catches set up scoring drives … Douglas caught a 16-yard pass, but fumbled the ball near the goal line, where tight end Gary Barnidge scooped it up for a touchdown … His pair of 13-yard grabs was sandwiched around a reverse for a 4-yard loss, setting up Anthony Allen's 1-yard scoring run with 4:08 left in the first half … His 28-yard grab was followed by Brian Brohm's 22-yard scoring dart to Mario Urrutia in the third quarter and Douglas would later finish the day with a fourth quarter 10-yard touchdown on a third-and-9 crossing pattern … Record Watch-The receiver's 100 yards gave him 2,016 for his career, moving past Mark Clayton (2,004 yards, 1979-82) for seventh on the school's all-time record list … His touchdown was his eleventh scoring grab at Louisville, tying Larry Hart (1968-70), Jim Zamberlan (1965-67) and Don Hockensmith (1959-62) for ninth on the school's career-record chart … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#7-Alex Suber (5:09-163)-Three tackles (2 solos), one pass deflection.

Kentucky … Douglas exploded for a career-high 223 yards and a touchdown, as eleven of his thirteen receptions resulted in first downs, including converting four third-down plays, as three of his grabs were for 20 yards or longer … 12 & 42-yard catches set up Douglas' 3-yard touchdown grab to end a 10-play, 89-yard drive with that third-and-goal snatch early in the second quarter … As time almost expired in the first half, he made 14 & 11-yard catches to set up Anthony Allen's 10-yard scoring burst … Douglas added 29 & 9-yard receptions, as Allen again was the beneficiary of those passes, capping the 83-yard, 12-play fourth quarter series with a 2-yard scoring run … QB Brian Brohm's last-second desperation attempt was deflected and caught by Harry Douglas at the 10 for a 46-yard, but time expired., leaving the Cardinals on the short end of a 40-34 decision … Talking about his compatibility with Douglas, Brohm said, "Harry and I have always had good chemistry. That comes from getting a lot of reps together. I know Harry will always make the play." … Record Watch-His thirteen catches rank fifth on the school's game-record list and tied the Big East record that he shares with Joshua Tinch of Louisville (vs. West Virginia in 2005), Antonio Bryant of Pittsburgh (vs. Virginia Tech in 1999), Marco Battaglia of Rutgers (vs. Penn State in 1995) and Pete Mitchell of Boston College (vs. Notre Dame in 1993) … His 223 yards set a new Louisville record, topping the old mark of 214 yards by tight end Ibn Green vs. East Carolina in 1998 … Only Ernest Wilford of Virginia Tech (279 vs. Syracuse in 2002),David Tyree of Syracuse (229 vs. Virginia Tech in 2002) and Dietrich Jells of Pittsburgh (225 vs. West Virginia in 1994) gained more yards in a game in Big East annals … With 128 career catches, Douglas tied Zek Parker (1998-2001) and Jim Zamberlan (1965-67) for tenth on the school's all-time record list … His 223 yards gave him 2,239 yards, moving past Joshua Tinch (2,195 yard, 2002-05) for sixth on Louisville's career receiving yardage list … His touchdown gave him 12 as a Cardinal, tying Ralph Dawkins (1990-93) for ninth on the school's career-record list … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#32-Trevard Lindley (6:00-177)-Four tackles (2 solos), a 33-yard interception return.

Syracuse … Douglas became the first player in school history and the second in Big East annals to gain over 200 yards receiving in the same season, doing it in back-to-back games, as he gained 205 yards with a touchdown on twelve receptions before he was carted off the field with a severely sprained right ankle late in the fourth quarter of a 38-35 loss … He set up his 35-yard touchdown grab with a 15-yard gain on a crossing pattern midway through the second quarter and set up Brian Brohm's 5-yard scoring toss to Patrick Carter with a 21-yard gain on a toss over the middle, but was hurt on the play and forced to sit out the team's next two contests … Record Watch-Douglas' 205 receiving yards rank third on the school's game-record list … He joined Antonio Bryant of Pittsburgh (222 vs. Boston College and 212 vs. North Carolina in 2000) as the only Big East players to gain over 200 yards receiving in the same season … Douglas registered his seventh-straight 100-yard game … His twelve grabs gave him 140, moving past Lavell Boyd (135, 1997-99) for ninth on the school career-record receptions list … His total of 2,239 yards moved him past Deion Branch (2,204 yards, 2000-01) for fifth in Louisville annals … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#26-Dowayne Davis (6:00-200)-Four solo tackles, two pass break-ups.

North Carolina State and Utah … Sat out both games while recovering from the right ankle sprain he suffered in the Syracuse clash.

Cincinnati … Douglas returned to action with his eighth consecutive 100-yard game, tallying 118 yards on seven catches … His 19-yarder to the UC 9 was followed two plays later by Brian Brohm's 5-yard touchdown toss to Brock Bolen in the first quarter and his 51-yard reception to the UC 3 was followed by Anthony Allen's 3-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter … Record Watch-With 147 catches, Douglas moved ahead of Deion Branch (143, 2000-01) for eighth place on the school's career reception record list … With 2,562 receiving yards, Douglas past Miguel Montano (2,305 yards, 1994-97) for fourth in school history … His 2,562 yards rank fifth in Big East annals … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#6-DeAngelo Smith (6:00-191)-Two tackles (one solo).

Connecticut … Douglas was held to four catches for a season-low 19 yards, as he had a third-and-3 pass and a fourth-and-3 toss at the UConn 28 deflected by cornerback Darius Butler … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#1-Darius Butler (6:00-193)-Three tackles, two pass deflections, one interception.

Pittsburgh … Still bothered by his ankle sprain, five of Douglas' six catches produced first downs, as he amassed 63 yards with a touchdown and set up two other scoring drives, as he also recovered a fumble … He grabbed a first-and-goal crossing pass from Brian Brohm for a 6-yard score and set up Anthony Allen's 1-yard touchdown catch with 24 & 6-yard grabs at the start of the second quarter … He added 7 & 9-yard catches to the Pitt 9 and Anthony Allen scored two plays later on a 1-yard run to start the second half … Kicker Art Carmody had a 47-yard field goal try blocked, but Douglas recovered the ball at the Pitt 25 at the start of the fourth quarter … Record Watch-Douglas' 2,644 receiving yards moved him past J.R. Russell (2,619 yards, 2001-04) for third in school history and fourth in Big East annals … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#17-Aaron Berry (5:11-177)-Two solo tackles, one interception.

West Virginia … Douglas turned the ball over once on a fumble, as he snared seven passes (six for first downs, including two on third-down plays) for 93 yards, but had six other passes that he could not get to, including three that were deflected … On a third-and-4 catch for 5 yards, he lost the ball at the Louisville 25 and West Virginia recovered, turning that miscue into a 9-yard touchdown pass from Patrick White to Darius Reynaud late in the first quarter … In the third quarter, his 20-yard catch was followed by a 2-yard scoring run by Brock Bolen … Record Watch-Douglas moved to fifth in school history with 164 catches, topping Joshua Tinch (162, 2002-05) … His 164 grabs rank eighth in Big East history … His 2,742 yards places Douglas third in conference annals behind Pittsburgh's tandem of Dietrich Jells (3,003 yards, 1991-95) and Antonio Bryant (2,805, 1999-2001) … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#6-Antonio Lewis (5:10-188)-Five tackles (4 solos), one interception.

South Florida … QB Brian Brohm became the Big East Conference's all-time passing leader on a 9-yard completion to Douglas early in the second quarter, as his favorite target made eight catches for 136 yards and a touchdown, adding 6 yards on a reverse and 16 yards on a kickoff return … Seven of his grabs produced first downs, including two on third-down plays … A personal foul on USF cornerback Mike Jenkins, who delivered a late hit on Douglas after a 12-yard catch was followed by a 14-yard grab that set up a UL 32-yard field goal in the first quarter … He had a 71-yard reception nullified by a Louisville holding penalty early in the second quarter, but he came back with a 59-yard touchdown on a deep pass from Brohm with 5:02 left in the first half … Record Watch-Douglas' 2,878 yards moved him past Ibn Green (2,830 yards, 1996-99) for second on the school's career-record list, as he also moved into second place in Big East history … His 172 catches rank seventh on the Big East all-time record chart … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#4-Mike Jenkins (5:11-194)-One solo tackle, one interception (stopped Douglas from getting to seven other throws).

Rutgers … Douglas closed out his career quietly, catching just one of three passes thrown to him for a 46-yard gain, but that grab set up Louisville's game-winning 33-yard field goal with 0:20 left for a 41-38 decision … He also rushed twice for 14 yards, but lost 4 yards on a punt return … Record Watch-Douglas' 1,159 yards receiving in 2007 is good for fifth on the Big East season-record list and also rank fifth on the school's annual record chart … Head-to-Head Competition-CB#21-Devin McCourty (5:11-181)-Four solo tackles.

2006 Season

All-Big East Conference second-team selection … Started seven of 13 games, leading the conference with an average of 5.38 catches per game … Ranked seventh nationally and paced Big East receivers with an average of 97.31 receiving yards per game … Ranked fifth in the league with an average of 102.54 all-purpose yards per game … Hauled in 70 passes for a school single-season record 1,265 yards (18.1-yard average) and six touchdowns … Picked up 49 yards on seven carries (7.0 avg) and gained 16 yards on three punt returns while also returning a kickoff for a three-yard gain … Recorded one solo tackle and amassed 1,333 all-purpose yards … Gained over 100 yards receiving in the West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Connecticut and Wake Forest contests.

2006 Game Analysis

Kentucky … Douglas opened the season with 114 all-purpose yards, gaining 27 yards on a pair of reverses and 87 yards, as four of his five catches were good for first downs.

Temple … Snatched four passes for 58 yards and returned two punts for 7 yards.

Miami … Collected 94 yards, turning all four of his receptions into first downs.

Kansas State … Was tackled for a two-yard loss on a reverse and gained only 3 yards on a kickoff return, but Douglas made six catches for 81 yards, snaring a 19-yard touchdown pass from QB Hunter Cantwell that capped a 12-play, 97-yard first quarter series.

Middle Tennessee State … Set up a scoring drive with a 23-yard reverse and caught five passes for 63 yards.

Cincinnati … Turned four of five grabs into first downs, collecting 65 yards.

Syracuse … Totaled 72 yards on six catches, including four first downs and picked up 7 yards on a reverse.

West Virginia … Registered his first 100-yard receiving performance, amassing 116 yards on six grabs and two yards on a rushing attempt.

Rutgers … All three of his catches were for 20 yards or longer, delivering 97 yards.

South Florida … Taught cornerback Mike Jenkins a few lessons, as the Cardinals receiver hauled in seven passes for 86 yards and two touchdowns, adding 9 yards on a punt return … QB Brian Brohm found Douglas with a 4-yard scoring lob that capped a 10-play, 80-yard second quarter series … Brohm went back to his target with a 5-yard touchdown toss with 0:37 left in the third quarter.

Pittsburgh … Douglas would begin a string of three consecutive 100-yard games to end the season and carry over that century mark to his first five contests of the 2007 campaign, as he snared four passes for 132 yards, including a career-long 75 yard touchdown with 5:54 left in the game.

Connecticut … Had five receptions for 149 yards and two touchdowns, including a 67-yarder and a 25-yarder that ended a second quarter 7-play, 82-yard drive with 1:19 left in the first half … Also recorded a solo tackle.

Wake Forest (Orange Bowl) … Douglas closed out the season with ten catches, including seven that produced first downs, gaining a 2006 game-high 165 yards.

2005 Season

Douglas appeared in all 12 games, earning starting assignments vs. Cincinnati and Virginia Tech … Ranked fourth on the team with 27 receptions for 457 yards (16.9-yard average) and two touchdowns … Gained 37 yards on six reverses (6.2 avg) and attempted one pass that was intercepted … Returned seven kickoffs for 142 yards (20.3 avg), gaining 636 all-purpose yards … Also excelled on special teams, recording seven tackles (five solo).

2005 Game Analysis

Oregon State … Registered three solo tackles and caught three passes for 91 yards, scoring his first career touchdown receiving on a third quarter 34-yard toss from QB Brian Brohm that ended a 4-play, 70-yard series … Also gained 56 yards on two kickoff returns.

South Florida … Collected 86 yards on five kickoff returns, nine yards on a reverse and 33 yards on three catches.

West Virginia … Picked up 13 yards on the ground and 34 yards on three catches.

Cincinnati … Followed with a season-high five receptions, good for 87 yards and a 7-yard touchdown with 1:29 left in the first half that concluded a 98-yard, 5-play drive.

Virginia Tech (Gator Bowl) … Limited to a 7-yard catch, but did gain 24 yards on a pair of reverses and recorded a solo tackle.

2004 Season

Played in all twelve games as a reserve receiver, seeing most of his action on special teams, where he recorded nine tackles (7 solos) and recovered one fumble … Caught four passes for 43 yards (8.6 avg) and ran for a 65-yard touchdown, adding 3 yards on one punt return.

2004 Game Analysis

His first career reception was a six-yard grab vs. Army … Added an 11-yarder and a solo tackle in the East Carolina clash … Had a 17-yard kickoff return, a six-yard grab and a solo tackle vs. South Florida … Recovered a fumble and gained 13 yards on a reception vs. Texas Christian … Returned two kickoffs for 42 yards and delivered three solo tackles in the Tulane game … Scored his first career touchdown on a 65-yard reverse, made a pair of tackles and returned five kickoffs for 116 yards, including a 49-yarder vs. Boisde tate in the Liberty Bowl.

2003 Season

Redshirted as a freshman.

Injury Report

2007: Was carted off the field with less than three minutes to play vs. Syracuse (9/22) with what was first thought to be a right ankle fracture. X-rays revealed a deep contusion and sprain, forcing Douglas to sit out vs. North Carolina State (9/29) and Utah (10/05). He was still limited by the injury when he returned to the lineup.

Agility Tests

Campus: 4.33 in the 40-yard dash … 260-pound bench press … Bench pressed 225 pounds five times … 320-pound back squat … 250-pound hang clean … 34.5-inch vertical jump … 31 1/8-inch arm length … 7 3/4-inch hands … Right-handed … 13/48 Wonderlic score.

High School

Attended Jonesboro (Ga.) High School, playing football for head coach Tommy Webb … First team All-County and honorable mention All-State as a senior … Named the top receiver in the region and one of only three players to receive all nine possible votes for first-team All-Region accolades that season … Selected to the Clayton News Daily Southern Crest Super 11 squad, as he caught 40 passes for 831 yards and seven touchdowns during his final campaign … Added All-Region recognition after catching 26 passes for 487 yards and five scores as a junior … Closed out his three-year with 80 receptions for 1,539 yards and 14 touchdowns … Also lettered in baseball and basketball … All-Region selection and was a state Top 15 choice by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in basketball, averaging 20.5 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals as a senior for the fourth-ranked team in the state.

Personal

Political Science major … Son of Stephanie and Harry Douglas … Born 9/16/85 … Resides in Jonesboro, Georgia.

 
 
 

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