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Greatest Redskins

#17 Doug Williams
Quarterback
1986-89
 

Most valuable player of Super Bowl XXII… Posted a 94.0 quarterback rating in 1987… First African-American quarterback to lead a team to a Super Bowl championship… Proudest accomplishments are winning Super Bowl and becoming a high school and college coach back home in Louisiana… Lists older brother Robert Williams as his greatest inspiration. The Redskins “gave me an opportunity to see what a franchise is all about and allowed me to start and play at the highest level”… Most admired teammate was Jeff Bostic, “I remember how he fought through adversity.” Resides in Ruston, LA… Newly married to wife, Lisa… After football, held a variety of positions in football, including: television analyst with BET; high school coach; assistant coach for U.S. Naval Academy; offensive coordinator for Scotland’s WLAF entry; scout for the Jacksonville Jaguars; head coach at Morehouse College and currently, head coach at Grambling University, his alma mater.

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