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1930–1931  Portsmouth Spartans
Name  Forrest Douds

Role  American football player
Positions  Tackle
Forrest Douds
Date of birth  (1905-04-21)April 21, 1905
Place of birth  Rochester, Pennsylvania
Date of death  August 16, 1979(1979-08-16) (aged 74)
Place of death  Sewickley, Pennsylvania
1930  Providence Steam Roller
Died  August 16, 1979, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, United States
College  Washington & Jefferson College
Past teams coached  Pittsburgh Steelers (1933–1933)

Forrest McCreery "Jap" Douds (April 21, 1905 – August 16, 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.


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