BlueDevils in College: Darrell Douglas
Hall of Fame Inductee - Darrell Douglas
This versatile young man was a mainstay on both the football field and basketball court during his years at Quincy High. As a junior, Douglas rushed for 556 yards and scored 5 touchdowns. The following year, Douglas rushed for 1005 yards, scored 10 touchdowns and averaged 5.1 yards per carry in leading the Devils to the state play-offs. Under the direction of Coach Sherrill Hanks, Douglas made a solid impact on the basketball court. He provided muscle and inside scoring his sophomore year, averaging 4.8 points per game for a team that would go 26-2. with Douglas in the starting lineup, the Devils would win 45 games and lose 12 the rest two seasons. He averaged 15.8 per game as a junior and 16.1 the following year. He retired as the career record holder for offensive and defensive rebounds. For his efforts as a senior, Douglas was named to the Associated Press All-State basketball team. Douglas graduated from Quincy High in 1975 and attended Purdue University on a football scholarship.