Douglas Signs Free Agent Contract
June 19, 2007
TAMPA, Fla. - Former University of Washington punter Sean Douglas became the eighth Husky from the 2006 season to sign a National Football League contract when he inked a deal Tuesday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Douglas, a native of Bellevue, Neb., is one of 32 former Huskies who are on active professsional football rosters. click here for a complete list.
Quarterback/receiver Isaiah Stanback (Dallas Cowboys) and defensive back Dashon Goldson (San Francisco 49ers) were both selected in the fourth round of the draft in April. Stanley Daniels (San Diego Chargers), Kenny James (Seattle Seahawks), Sonny Shackelford (San Diego Chargers), C.J. Wallace (Seattle Seahawks) and Marlon Wood (Tampa Bay Buccaneers) join Douglas as free agent signings.
Douglas set numerous punting records at the UW during his career, including the mark for longest career average. His 42.8 per punt average surpassed Skip Boyd, who previously held the record at 41.2 since he finished his career in 1974.
He also holds three of the top four single-season per punt averages and registered the two longest punts in school history - 82 and 81 yards - both in the same game at the University of Oklahoma last season.
Following the season he and Goldson were invited to participate in the Dell East-West Shrine All-Star Game in Houston, Texas.