Offensive Consultant, Coaches Learning Network
Offensive Coordinator, Delaware State University
Doug Sams is in his first season as the the offensive coordinator at Delaware State University.
Prior to coming to DSU he was the tackles and tight ends coach at Stanford University.
Overall, he has 30 years experience coaching college and professional football including 16 as a college head coach.
Head coaching experiences include Urbana University in Ohio (1988), Fairmont State College in West Virginia (1991-2001), where he won two West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football championships and was named conference Coach of the Year in 1996, and Northern Michigan University (2002-2005).
As a coach in the Canadian Football League he was the Montreal Alouttees offensive line coach in 1986, won a Grey Cup as the defensive coach and special teams coordinator for the Edmonton Eskimos in 1987, and was the offensive coordinator of the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1989-1991.
Sams began his coaching career at Oregon State University where he served as a student assistant from 1976-77 and was a part-time defensive line coach in 1978.
From there, he moved on to the University of Northern Iowa where he coached receivers and the offensive line from 1979-83. In 1983, he joined the Idaho State University staff as tight ends coach and served as offensive coach and recruiting coordinator from 1984-85.
Sams earned a bachelor's degree from Oregon State University (1978) and a masterís degree in physical education from Idaho State University (1984).
Articles by Doug Sams:
The Draw Nickel Oh
Offensive Philosophy and Method