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Doug Williams Speaker Profile

Retired Quarterback for the Washington Redskins

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Doug Williams Biography

Former Super Bowl MVP quarterback, Doug Williams was born August 9, 1955 in Zachary, Louisiana. Williams was best known for his MVP performance in Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos. He is also the only African American quarterback to win the Super Bowl, and the first Super Bowl MVP Award.

Initially Williams served as the backup for starting quarterback Jay Schroeder, but after Schroeder became injured, Williams stepped in and led the Redskins to an opening-day victory against the Philadelphia Eagles. It would be one of three times in 1987 that Williams subbed for Schroeder and led the team to victory. Williams only started two games, 9/20 at Atlanta and 11/23 vs. the Rams. While both starts were losses, at the end of the season, when the Redskins had qualified for the playoffs, Williams, with his 94.0 passer rating, was chosen as the starter. He led the team to Super Bowl XXII in which they routed the Denver Broncos, becoming the first black quarterback to play in a Super Bowl, and as of Super Bowl XLIII, the only black quarterback to win one.

Williams retired with a 5-9 record as Redskins starter (8-9, counting playoffs) and a 38-42-1 record as a regular season starter (42-45-1, including 7 playoff starts). He had 100 passing touchdowns, and 15 rushing touchdowns, in 88 NFL games.



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