Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Douglas L. Williams
Douglas L. Williams, a Zachary, Louisiana native, is best known for his MVP performance in Super Bowl XXII while playing for the Washington Redskins against the Denver Broncos. He was the first African American quarterback to win the Super Bowl. He was named AP All-American and finished 4th in the Heisman Trophy voting. Williams is a two-time Black College Player of the Year. Doug Williams became the 7th head football coach at GS? in 1998, succeeding the legendary Eddie Robinson. He led the Tigers to three straight SWAC Conference titles.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Sports.
Location. 32° 32.278′ N, 92° 42.83′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charlie Joiner (here, next to this marker); Willie Davis (here, next to this marker); James "Shack" Harris Paul "Tank" Younger (here, next to this marker); Willie Brown (here, next to this marker); Junious "Buck" Buchanan (here, next to this marker); Collie J. Nicholson (here, next to this marker); Conrad "Hutch" Hutchinson, Jr (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry for Doug Williams. (Submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.