|Hugh Douglas Quick Info
|6 ft 2 in
|Date of Birth
|August 23, 1971
Hugh Douglas is an American former professional football player, host, and analyst who was a defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) and played for the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles (twice), and the Jacksonville Jaguars during his career. Over the years, he has been a part of a number of shows which include the likes of Don’t Call It a Comeback to Gridiron Gut Check, A Football Life, ESPN Friday Night Fights, ESPN’s Sunday Night Football, NFL Top 10, Mike & Mike, His & Hers, Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith, Leaf, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Pardon the Interruption, The NFL on CBS, NFL on FOX, NFL Monday Night Football, ESPN SportsCentury, BET’s Top 25 Countdown, and TNT Sunday Night Football.
Hugh Lamont Douglas
Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, United States
Hugh Douglas studied at Mansfield Senior High School located in Mansfield, Ohio. He then enrolled at Central State University (CSU), a public, historically black land-grant university located in Wilberforce, Ohio. He subsequently majored in elementary education. Also, he played college football for the university and was a two-time NAIA Division I All-American, made 42 sacks in 32 games in a three-year career, turned in 13 multiple-sack games, and helped lead his side to an NAIA national championship as a sophomore. He is also a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.
Former Professional Football Player, Host, Analyst
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, he has a net worth of $10 Million as of 2024.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
127 kg or 280 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Hugh Douglas has dated –
- Simona – He married a woman named Simona.
Note – Hugh Douglas had a son named Hugh Douglas Jr. who died in a car crash at the age of 20 in 2023.
Race / Ethnicity
Salt and Pepper
Sports a beard
Hugh Douglas was cast in a TV commercial for the NFL Network in 2004.
Hugh Douglas Facts
- As a senior at Central State University, he was named Defensive Player of the Year by The Pigskin Club of Washington, D.C.
- A first-round draft choice of the New York Jets in the 1995 NFL Draft, Hugh Douglas was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles prior to the 1998 season for draft picks in the second and fifth rounds.
- He was named Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press in 1995.
- Hugh Douglas spent the 2003 campaign with the Jacksonville Jaguars and then re-signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004.
- After Reggie White (124), Trent Cole (85.5), and Clyde Simmons (76.5), he has been ranked 4th on the Philadelphia Eagles‘ all-time sack list with 54.5 during his six seasons.
- After his departure from the Philadelphia Eagles prior to the 2005 season, he was hired into the front office position of “Good-Will Ambassador”.
- Hugh Douglas was reportedly involved in an altercation with former Eagles teammate Terrell Owens on November 5, 2005. It was the time when Owens was in the midst of a very public war of words with the team and was subsequently suspended by the team and was later deactivated when he refused to fully apologize for the altercation as well as for derogatory remarks made about the Eagles‘ quarterback Donovan McNabb.
- He joined 610 WIP as a regular personality on Philadelphia’s sports radio station in 2005.
- Hugh Douglas joined Jalen Rose as a full-time analyst on ESPN2’s Numbers Never Lie in September 2012 but was fired on August 13, 2013, after reportedly calling colleague Michael Smith an “Uncle Tom”.
- Hugh Douglas returned to Philadelphia on February 20, 2023, to co-host the Midday Show with Joe Giglio on 94.1 WIP.
Featured Image by Hugh Douglas / Instagram