Sean Doctor
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1966-07-10) July 10, 1966 (age 55)
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NFL Draft:1989 / Round: 6 / Pick: 164
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at ·

Sean P. Doctor (born July 10, 1966) is a former American football running back who played two seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL) with the Charlotte Rage and Buffalo Destroyers. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round of the 1989 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Marshall University. Sean Doctor was also a member of the Raleigh–Durham Skyhawks of the World League of American Football (WLAF).

College career

Doctor played college football for the Marshall Thundering Herd. He was an All-American and first team All-Southern Conference selection as a tight end in 1987 and 1988. He helped the Thundering Herd advance to the 1987 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game by recording 1,372 receiving yards as a junior, setting a school record for tight ends. Doctor was inducted into the Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2000.[2]

Professional career

Doctor was selected by the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL) with the 164th pick in the 1989 NFL Draft.[2] In August 1989, he was suspended by the NFL for the last game of the preseason and the first three games of the regular season for using steroids.[3] He played for the Raleigh–Durham Skyhawks of the WLAF during the 1991 season.[2] Doctor played for the AFL's Charlotte Rage in 1993.[2] He played for the Buffalo Destroyers of the AFL in 1999.[2]


  1. ^ "1989 NFL Draft". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Marshall Football History" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on May 5, 2015. Retrieved May 4, 2015.
  3. ^ "N.F.L. Bans 15 for Drugs or Steroids". The New York Times. Associated Press. August 30, 1989. Archived from the original on July 31, 2016. Retrieved July 31, 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)