Doug Sams
Biographical details
Born (1955-07-12) July 12, 1955 (age 67)
Walla Walla, Washington
Playing career
1974Oregon State
Position(s)Wide receiver
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978Oregon State (assistant)
1979–1982Northern Iowa (assistant)
1983–1985Idaho State (assistant)
1986Montreal Alouettes (OL)
1987Edmonton Eskimos (DL/ST)
1988Urbana
1989–1991Ottawa Rough Riders (OC)
1992–2001Fairmont State
2002–2005Northern Michigan
2006Stanford (OL/TE)
2007–2010Delaware State (OC/QB)
2011Edinboro (OC/QB)
2012Hamilton Tiger-Cats (QB)
2013Edmonton Eskimos (OC)
Head coaching record
Overall70–82
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 WVIAC (1996, 2000)
Awards
WVIAC Coach of the Year (1996)

Doug Sams (born July 12, 1955) is an American former gridiron football coach. He served as the head football coach at Urbana University in 1988, Fairmont State University from 1992 to 2001, and Northern Michigan University from 2002 to 2005, compiling a career college football coaching record of 70–82. Sams was an assistant coach for several teams in the Canadian Football League (CFL): the Montreal Alouettes, Edmonton Eskimos, Ottawa Rough Riders, and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Urbana Blue Knights (Mid-Ohio Conference) (1988)
1988 Urbana 4–6
Urbana: 4–6
Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1992–2001)
1992 Fairmont State 4–6
1993 Fairmont State 3–7
1994 Fairmont State 3–7
1995 Fairmont State 6–4
1996 Fairmont State 6–4 T–1st
1997 Fairmont State 5–6
1998 Fairmont State 5–5
1999 Fairmont State 8–2
2000 Fairmont State 7–3 T–st
2001 Fairmont State 6–3
Fairmont State: 53–47
Northern Michigan Wildcats (Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (2002–2005)
2002 Northern Michigan 6–5 6–4 5th
2003 Northern Michigan 3–8 3–7 10th
2004 Northern Michigan 2–8 2–8 12th
2005 Northern Michigan 2–8 2–8 12th
Northern Michigan: 13–29 13–27
Total: 70–82
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References