|Date of birth:November 3, 1949|
|Place of birth: Xenia, Ohio|
|Date of death: August 9, 1997(aged 47)|
|Place of death: Macon, Ohio|
|College: Ohio State|
|NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 7 / Pick: 165|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Cincinnati Bengals ( 1971– 1974)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Douglas O. Adams (November 3, 1949 – August 9, 1997) was an American football linebacker who played four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 1971 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State University and attended Xenia High School in Xenia, Ohio. Adams died while cycling on August 9, 1997 when he was hit by a driver who had fallen asleep.
- ↑ "DOUG ADAMS". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/adam02250.html. Retrieved November 14, 2014.
- ↑ "The Xenia gift that keeps on giving". daytondailynews.com. http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/sports/high-school/the-xenia-gift-that-keeps-on-giving/nNCPz/. Retrieved November 14, 2014.