Doug Williams

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The Ralph C. Robinson Coach of the Year Award

Doug Williams grasped history when he passed for four touchdowns and a record-breaking 340 yards in Super Bowl XXII. Williams, the first black quarterback to start a Super Bowl, won the game's coveted Most Valuable Player Award as he completed 18 of 29 passes. His 340 yards passing were more then any quarterback in Super Bowl history. Doug established a new Super Bowl record for most touchdown passes in a quarter. After coaching at Morehouse for 1 year, Mr. Williams returned to his Alma Mater, Grambling State University, as the Head Coach, replacing the legendary Eddie Robinson. In his first year with the "G-Men," he had an immediate impact on the program. Students, players and the staff were all supportive and excited at his return. He leads by example both on and off the field, expecting only the best from his players, mentoring and nurturing players to achiever their highest level of athletic and academic potential.