|Date of birth:||April 21, 1905|
|Place of birth:||Rochester, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Date of death:||August 1979 (Age 74)|
|Position(s):||Offensive lineman/Head coach|
|College:||Washington & Jefferson|
|Providence Steam Roller|
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Forrest "Jap" McCreery Douds (April 21, 1905 – August 1979) was an All-American football player at Washington and Jefferson College in suburban Washington, Pennsylvania, where he was selected as an All-American three times and was the first player ever selected to the East-West Game in two separate seasons. He played professional American football player for the Portsmouth Spartans, Providence Steam Roller, Chicago Cardinals, and the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was named to the 1930 NFL All-Pro Team. In 1933, he became the first coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1933 leading the team to a 3-6-2 record before being replaced in the off-season.
He was inducted into Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame in 1976.
- ↑ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1930/allpro.htm
- ↑ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/coaches/DoudJa0.htm
- ↑ "Forrest "Jap" Douds". Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2011-01-17. http://www.webcitation.org/5vosOK7ZK.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • Pro-Football-Reference • Databasefootball.com