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Overview (3)

Born in Manchester, Maryland, USA
Birth NameDouglas Richard Flutie
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Doug Flutie was born on October 23, 1962 in Manchester, Maryland, USA as Douglas Richard Flutie. He is an actor, known for 2009 International Bowl (2009), 2006 AutoZone Liberty Bowl (2006) and 2007 Valero Alamo Bowl (2007). He has been married to Laurie Fortier since August 10, 1985. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Laurie Fortier (10 August 1985 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (18)

Son, Doug Jr., b. 1992, diagnosed as autistic at age 3
Represented by super-agent Bob Woolf, he signed to a 5-year, $7 million contract by Donald J. Trump to play for Trump's New Jersey Generals of the upstart USFL. It was the richest contract in pro football at the time. [February 1985].
Professional football player.
Played in the NFL with the Chicago Bears (1986), the New England Patriots (1987-1989), the Buffalo Bills (1998-2000) and the San Diego Chargers (2001-2005)
Played in the CFL with the British Columbia Lions (1990-1991, the Calgary Stampeders (1992-1995), and the Toronto Argonauts (1996-1997).
Signed one year contract with New England Patriots (29 April 2005).
Won the Heisman Trophy, the Walter Camp Award, the Maxwell Award , and the Davey O'Brien Award in 1984 while playing for Boston College. First Division I quarterback to pass for 10,000 yards in his college career.
Attended Natick High School in Natick, Massachusetts.
Older brother of Darren Flutie.
Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
His daughter, Alexa Flutie, was selected as a New England Patriots cheerleader [April 2011].
Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 2007-08.
Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007.
In 2006, Flutie was named the greatest player in CFL history. He was ranked #1 by a panel that selected the league's top 50 players. His younger brother Darren Flutie ranked #50.
Selected by the Los Angeles Rams 285th overall in the 1985 NFL Draft. Flutie is the lowest-drafted Heisman Trophy winner.
Inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
Tom Coughlin was his QB coach at Boston College.

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