Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.
Eta Psi Sigma Chapter
 
 

Bro. Hugh Douglas





     

Bro. Hugh Douglas was one of the premier defensive leaders for the Philadelphia Eagles during their dominant run through the NFL during the early 2000's. At Central State University Bro. Douglas was a two-time NAIA Division I All-American, NAIA national championship as a sophomore, and named Defensive Player of the Year by The Pigskin Club of Washington, D.C. In 1995 he was a first-round draft pick by the New York Jets, two seasons later he was traded to the Eagles where he joined a team that was atop of the NFL’s NFC conference for a number of years. During his tenure with the Eagles, Bro. Douglas was named to the Pro Bowl three times, and became NFC champs in 2004. Bro. Hugh Douglas NFL awards include the 1995 Defensive Rookie of the Year award, and twice named an NFL ALL Pro player.

He retired from professional football in 2005 ranked 4th in Eagles history and in the top 60 in NFL history in sacks. In 2011 Bro. Douglas was hired by ESPN as a NFL studio analyst and appeared on shows such as Sports Center, NFL Live, First Take and ESPNEWS. Currently he is a co-host on the popular ESPN show Numbers Never Lie along with Jalen Rose and Michael Smith. In 1999 Bro. Douglas founded the Hugh Douglas Foundation which benefits children in the Mansfield, Ohio area (Bro. Douglas’ hometown).