Doug Shively
Biographical details
Born (1937-03-18) March 18, 1937 (age 83)
Lexington, Kentucky
Playing career
Head coaching record
Overall4–14 (USFL)

Douglas Armstead Shively (born March 18, 1937) is a former American football player and coach. He was the head coach for the Arizona Wranglers of the United States Football League (USFL) in 1983, compiling an overall record of four wins and 14 losses. Shively also served as an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) for 19 seasons, most notably as the defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1985 and as the assistant head coach for defense of the Atlanta Falcons from 1990 to 1993.

Early lifeEdit

Shively was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, where his father, Bernie Shively, was the athletic director at the University of Kentucky from 1938 until his death in 1967. After graduating from high school, Shively enrolled at Kentucky, following in his father's footsteps, who had earned All-America honors as a member of the Fighting Illini football team in 1926. He lettered in football for three years (1956–1958) as well as in baseball.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona Wranglers (United States Football League) (1983)
1983 Arizona Wranglers 4–14 4th (Pacific Division)
Total: 4–14
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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