6 - Reed Doughty
Reed Doughty
Born: 11/04/1982
Height: 6-1
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Johnstown, Colo.
High School: Roosevelt HS
Position: DB

Reed Doughty - Buck Buchanan Award Candidate (PDF)


2005 Walter Camp Football Foundation I-AA All-American Team
2005 Sports Network I-AA All-American - First Team
2005 Associated Press I-AA All-American - First Team
2005 American Football Coaches Association I-AA All-American Team
2005 Buck Buchanan Award Finalist (Nation's Best I-AA Defensive Player)
2005 Don Hansen's Gazette I-AA Defensive Back of the Year
2005 CollegeSportsReport.com All-Division I-AA Team
2005 I-AA.org All-Star Team
2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American First-Team
2005 I-AA ADA's Academic All-Star Team
First 3-Time Academic All-American in School History
2005 Draddy Trophy "Academic Heisman" Finalist
2004 Sports Network First-Team All-American
2004 Associated Press Third-Team All-American
2004 I-AA Defensive Back of the Year - Don Hansen's Football Gazette
2004 First Team All-Great West Football Conference
2004 Academic All-Great West Football Conference
2004 ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American Second-Team
2003 CoSIDA Academic All-American Second Team (College Division)
2003 Second Team All-Independent
2003 First Team All-Colorado (National Football Foundation)
2002 Second Team All-North Central Conference (NCC)
2002 Academic All-NCC

Arguably the greatest student-athlete in school history ... three-time Academic All-American, earning second-team honors each his sophomore and junior years and first-team honors as a senior, when he was the nation's top vote getter ... became the first-ever three-time Academic All-American in school history; had a perfect 4.0 gpa in sport and exercise science and is one of only eight Bears football players to earn Academic All-American honors ... one of 16 finalists for the Draddy Trophy, also known as the "Academic Heisman"; received an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship for being a finalist ... as a senior, led I-AA in tackles (159) and tackles/game (14.45) and was named a first-team All-American by four different outlets ... finished fourth in the Buck Buchanan Award voting, which is given to I-AA's top defensive player ... one of the nation's top I-AA pro prospects ... has been selected to take part in the Las Vegas All-American Classic on Jan. 14 ... was a four-year starter at free safety (started 46 of a possible 47 total games at UNC) ... finished career ranked third in school history in total tackles (466), fifth in career interceptions (14) and eighth in career fumble recoveries (6) ... solid coverage safety that can cheat up on the line and play as an extra linebacker at times.


2005: Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American ... named to Sports Network I-AA All-American first-team for the second consecutive season ... named to Associated Press first-team All-American squad ... named to American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) All-American team ... named Don Hansen's Football Gazette I-AA Defensive Back of the Year for the second consecutive season ... voted team co-captain (Nick Hager) at the conclusion of training camp ... finished season with 159 total tackles (14.45/game), which led all I-AA players ... recorded 10 or more tackles in 10 of 11 games during the season ... was one of 16 finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award (top I-AA defensive player); finished fourth in the final voting ... named to CollegeSportsReport.com All-Division I-AA First-Team ... named to the I-AA.org All-Star team ... earned first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American honors; was the top vote-getter among Division I players and became the first three-time Academic All-American in school history ... one of 16 finalist for the Draddy Trophy (Academic Heisman) ... named to I-AA's Athletic Director's Association Academic All-Star team and one of seven finalists for the organization's postgraduate scholarship ... recorded 11 tackles in the Bears' season-opening victory over Colorado Mines ... served up a crushing hit on Division II All-America receiver Justin Gallas, which allowed the ball to be intercepted by teammate Sam Lewis; also forced a fumble against the Orediggers ... tallied 17 total tackles in 28-23 loss at Western Illinois (9/8) ... notched 13 tackles, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass in the Bears' 35-19 win against Southeastern Louisiana (9/17) ... named Great West Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week after tallying 16 tackles (1.5 for loss) against future Big Sky opponent Portland State (9/24) ... recorded a season-high 19 tackles in the Bears' 31-14 loss to NCAA Playoff team Cal Poly (10/1); notched 11 solo tackles against the Mustangs ... put together another solid performance with 15 tackles, two tackles for loss, two pass breakups and a fumble recovery in the Bears' 20-17 overtime loss at Southern Utah ... notched a team-high nine tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an interception in the Bears' 45-14 win over Fort Lewis (10/30) ... had 13 tackles in a loss at North Dakota State (11/5) ... had 13 tackles and a pair of interceptions in Senior Day victory over Sam Houston State (11/12) ... had third-highest tackle total of his career with 18 at South Dakota State (11/19) ... finished career with 15 tackles at UC Davis (11/26); earned both Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week and National Football Foundation - Colorado Chapter Player of the Week honors after the UC Davis performance.


2004: Earned Great West Defensive Player of the Week (9/6) and Pioneer Press State of Colorado Player of the Week (9/7) honors in the Bears' win over North Dakota State (9/4) ... notched a season-high 17 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble in the win over the Bison ... intercepted a third pass in the game as the Bison were attempting to the tie the game with a two-point conversion with just over a minute to play, however, the NCAA does not consider conversion interceptions official stats ... credited with 16 tackles (10 solos) in the Bears' 26-13 loss at Southeastern Louisiana (10/9) ... made 11 stops in the Homecoming loss to Florida Atlantic (10/16) ... had five games of 10+ tackles as a junior ... blocked a punt against both Sam Houston State (10/23) and Southern Utah (11/6) ... his six interceptions led the team ... finished second in the Great West Conference in interceptions ... ranked No. 4 in the Great West Conference in total tackles with 116 stops ... ranked No. 5 in the Great West Conference in passes defensed with 11.

2003: Started all 11 games as a sophomore in the defensive backfield ... led the team in tackles for the second straight season with 87 total stops, including 53 solo tackles ... recorded a season-high 16 tackles in a 42-33 loss at Idaho State (Sept. 21) ... notched 13 tackles and recovered a fumble in the 29-25 victory at Southern Utah (Nov. 8) ... made 12 tackles in a 48-17 win over visiting Western Washington.


2002: Started 13 of 14 games as a redshirt freshman ... tallied 21 tackles and was credited with a pass defense on the final play of the game as UNC scored a 30-23 double overtime win at Nebraska-Omaha (Oct. 5) ... was named NCC Defensive Player of the Week after his effort against UNO ... chalked up 10 tackles and an interception in a 31-14 loss at NCAA Div. I-AA Montana (Sept. 14) ... notched 15 total tackles in the 44-7 loss at Grand Valley State in the NCAA Div. II playoff semifinals ... was named Midwest Region Freshman Defensive Back of the Year by D2Football.com ... led the team in tackles (104) and interceptions (4).

2001: Redshirted.

High School: Consensus first team all-state selection by the Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post ... helped Roosevelt High School to class 2A state runnerup finish in 2000 ... recorded 19 tackles in championship game and had 116 for the season ... ranked second in the state (class 2A) with eight interceptions ... also an excellent kicker, he led class 2A with 61 points (52 extra points, 3 field goals) ... two-time all-conference selection ... also earned all-conference honors in basketball and track. High school coach: Ed Eastin.

Personal: Born Nov. 4, 1982, in Greeley, Colo. ... son of Marlon and Susan Doughty ... majoring in kinesiology with an emphasis in physical education ... Reed and his wife, Katherine, were married on June 15, 2002 ... named the Univ. of Northern Colorado department of athletics Male Sportsmanship Award winner in 2002-03 and 2004-05.

Doughty's Career Statistics

TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
2002................  13    53    51   104    5.0-15      9    0    1    0
2003................  11    53    34    87    1.5-3       4    0    1    0
2004................  11    65    51   116    6.0-21     11    2    1    2
2005................  11    76    83   159    8.0-18      8    3    3    0
TOTAL...............  46   247   219   466   20.5-57     32    5    6    2

SACKS G UA A Total Yds 2002................ 13 0 1 0.5 3 2003................ 11 0 0 0.0 0 2004................ 11 1 0 1.0 5 2005................ 11 0 1 0.5 5 TOTAL............... 46 1 2 2.0 13
PUNT RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2002................ 13 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2003................ 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2004................ 11 1 2 0 0 2.0 0.2 2005................ 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 TOTAL............... 46 1 2 0 0 2.0 0.0
INTERCEPTIONS G No Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2002................ 13 4 2 0 2 0.5 0.2 2003................ 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2004................ 11 6 33 0 28 5.5 3.0 2005................ 11 4 28 0 28 7.0 2.5 TOTAL............... 46 14 63 0 28 4.5 1.4
ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2002................ 13 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.2 2003................ 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2004................ 11 0 0 2 0 33 35 3.2 2005................ 11 0 0 0 0 28 28 2.5 TOTAL............... 46 0 0 2 0 63 65 1.4