34  Robert Douglas
Robert Douglas

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

High School:
Lutheran North HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 232

Position:
Fullback

Experience:
4L


A returning three-year letterman who was a starter for Memphis in seven games in 2002 ... Worked as the number one "sam" linebacker in the spring of 2003 but was moved to fullback in the fall of 2003 ... 2003: Worked as a linebacker in fall camp and in the first two games of the 2003 season, before being moved to fullback in the middle of the Southern Miss game ... Was inserted at fullback to help in short yard rushing situations ... Had his first collegiate carry in the Arkansas State game ... Had his first two pass receptions from the fullback position in the Tigers' win over Louisville ... Gained eight yards with the two receptions ... Worked as the Tigers' fullback in the final two games of the season ... Played fullback in the 2003 New Orleans Bowl win North Texas ... Had his first rushing yardage in the North Texas game ... Had one rush for three yards ... 2002: Lettered at linebacker for the Tigers in 2002 after playing in all 12 games ... Started seven contests for the Tigers at outside linebacker after Greg Harper suffered a broken leg ... Was the team's ninth-ranked tackler in 2002 ... Was credited with 39 tackles, including 28 solo hits ... Had five tackles for lost yardage and two quarterback sacks ... Opened the season with two tackles in the win over Murray State ... Had five tackles against Louisville in an ESPN televised game ... Posted three tackles, one tackle for lost yardage and one fumble recovery in the UAB contest ... Also logged five tackles against Mississippi State, before tallying a career-high eight tackles in the Cincinnati game ... Had three hits and a quarterback sack in the USF game ... Logged five tackles, one tackle for lost yardage, one forced fumble and one sack in the TCU contest ... 2001: Played in every game for Memphis during the 2001 season ... Opened the season with two tackles in the Mississippi State game ... Also registered tackles in the UT-Chattanooga and Houston games ... Was credited with one tackle against Tennessee in Knoxville ... Worked as a member of the Tiger special teams ... Worked as an outside linebacker with Coot Terry, Derrick Ballard and Greg Harper ... Finished the 2001 season with six total tackles ... Moved to outside linebacker in the spring of 2001 ... Showed so much promise that Derrick Harmon was moved back to receiver ... Enters fall camp as the number two at "will" linebacker ... Will provide depth for Derrick Ballard ... 2000: A tailback that was redshirted during the 2000 season ... Did not participate in a game but contributed as a scout team member ... Spent his first season with the Tigers working as a member of the offensive scout team ... Went against the Tigers first team defense each day in practice ... Prep: Came to the Tigers after an outstanding prep career at Lutheran North High School in St. Louis, Missouri ... Played both running back and linebacker in high school ... Led his team to a 12-2 record and the Missouri State 3A Championship in 1999 ... Had 78 carries for 580 yards during the 1999 season ... Averaged 7.4 yards per carry ... Had one punt return for 60 yards and returned 10 kickoffs for 243 yards ... Scored 44 points during the 1999 season ... As a defensive end had 44 solo tackles, 40 assisted tackles, six quarterback sacks and two blocked punts ... Holds the school record for most blocked kicks in a season with six ... Was an all-conference, all-district, All-St. Louis Metro and all-state selection as a defensive end ... Helped his team to district titles in 1997, 1998 and 1999 ... Was recruited by Illinois, Iowa and Michigan State before selecting the Tigers ... Also played baseball at Lutheran HS ... Played for coach Jim Manion at Lutheran North ... Is the son of Delores Ann Bean ... Born: 7/25/82.

DOUGLAS' CAREER STATISTICS
Tackles	G/S 	UT 	AT 	Tot. 	FR 	Int 	TFL	Sack
2001	11/0	2	4	6	0	0	0-0	0-0
2002	12/7	28	11	39	1	0	5-27	2-22
2003	13/0	7	1	8	0	1	0-0	0-0



2004 12/2 2 0 2 0 0 0-0 0-0
Totals 48/9 39 16 55 1 1 5-27 2-22
Rushing	G/S	No.	Yds	Avg	TD	LG
2003 13/0 2 2 1.0 0 3
2004 12/2 14 62 4.4 2 11
Total 25/2 16 64 4.0 2 11
Receiving	G/S	No.	Yds	Avg	TD	LG
2003 13/0 2 8 4.0 0 7
2004 12/2 7 113 16.1 2 36
Total 25/2 9 121 13.4 2 36


DOUGLAS' CAREER HIGHS Most Rushes/Game: 1 vs North Texas (`03) Most Rushing Yards/Game: 3 vs North Texas (`03) Most Pass Receptions/Game: 2 vs Louisville (`03) Most Receiving Yards/Game: 8 vs Louisville (`03) Longest Pass Receptions/Game: 7 vs Louisville (`03) Most Tackles/Game: 8 vs Cincinnati (`02) Most Solo Tackles/Game: 6 vs Cincinnati ('02) Most Assisted Tackles/Game: 2 vs five times Most Fumble Recoveries/Game: 1 vs South Florida (`02) Most Tackles For Lost Yardage/Game/ 1 five times Most Quarterback Sacks/Game: 1 vs

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