Doug Sams

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Doug Sams
Biographical details
Born (1955-07-12) July 12, 1955 (age 65)
Walla Walla, Washington
Playing career
1974 Oregon State
Position(s) Wide receiver
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978 Oregon State (assistant)
1979–1982 Northern Iowa (assistant)
1983–1985 Idaho State (assistant)
1986 Montreal Alouettes (OL)
1987 Edmonton Eskimos (DL/ST)
1988 Urbana
1989–1991 Ottawa Rough Riders (OC)
1992–2001 Fairmont State
2002–2005 Northern Michigan
2006 Stanford (OL/TE)
2007–2010 Delaware State (OC/QB)
2011 Edinboro (OC/QB)
2012 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (QB)
2013 Edmonton 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.

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Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Urbana Blue Knights (Mid-Ohio Conference)(1988)
1988 Urbana4–6
Urbana:4–6
Fairmont State Fighting Falcons (West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)(1992–2001)
1992 Fairmont State4–6
1993 Fairmont State3–7
1994 Fairmont State3–7
1995 Fairmont State6–4
1996 Fairmont State6–4T–1st
1997 Fairmont State5–6
1998 Fairmont State5–5
1999 Fairmont State8–2
2000 Fairmont State7–3T–st
2001 Fairmont State6–3
Fairmont State:53–47
Northern Michigan Wildcats (Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)(2002–2005)
2002 Northern Michigan6–56–45th
2003 Northern Michigan3–83–710th
2004 Northern Michigan2–82–812th
2005 Northern Michigan2–82–812th
Northern Michigan:13–2913–27
Total:70–82
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth

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