Doug Belk

Doug Belk

Assistant Coach (Cornerbacks)

September 16
Valdosta, Ga.
Carson-Newman, 2010 (Bachelor's)
Alabama, 2015 (Master's)
Coaching History
2017 West Virginia -
Alabama -
Defensive Graduate Assistant/
2012-13 Valdosta State -
Defensive Secondary
Valdosta State -
Defensive Assistant/
Special Teams

Bowl Games Coached (5)
2016: CFP: National Championship
2016: CFP: Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl
2015: CFP: National Championship
2015: CFP: Goodyear Cotton Bowl
2014: CFP: AllState Sugar Bowl
Coaching Highlights
  • The Crimson Tide was 40-4, earning three College Football Playoff appearances, winning the 2015 National Championship, finishing as national runner-up in 2016 and winning three Southeastern Conference titles (2014-16)
  • The 2016 defense was No. 1 nationally in scoring defense and No. 2 in total defense. The unit also was No. 9 nationally and No. 2 in the SEC in pass efficiency defense, No. 14 in interceptions and No. 24 in passing yards allowed
  • Helped develop cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick, who earned consensus All-American honors, cornerback Marlon Humphrey, who earned All-America First-Team honors and safety Eddie Jackson, who was an All-SEC First-Team member
  • The 2015 defense was No. 3 nationally in scoring defense and total defense, No. 10 in interceptions and No. 30 in passing yards allowed
  • Jackson earned All-America honors, while Fitzpatrick and Humphrey were named to freshman All-American teams.
  • Cornerback Cyrus Jones was drafted in the second round by the New England Patriots
  • The 2014 defense was No. 6 nationally in scoring defense and No. 12 nationally in total defense
  • Belk helped develop Landon Collins, who finished his senior season as a unanimous All-American selection and was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round
Valdosta State
  • Valdosta State produced a 24-10 record and won the NCAA Division II National Championship in 2012
  • Helped develop two All-Americans, two Academic All-Americans and three All-Gulf South Conference selections
  • Cornerbacks Dominique Wheeler and Matt Pierce signed NFL free agent contracts with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans, respectively
All-Conference Players (10)
Alabama: Landon Collins (S/2014), Minkah Fitzpatrick (CB/2016), Marlon Humphrey (CB/2016), Eddie Jackson (S/2015-16), Cyrus Jones (CB/2015)
Valdosta State: Harrison Dreiling (DB/2011), Matt Pierce (DB/2011-12), Dominique Wheeler (DB/2013)
All-American Players (4)
Alabama: Landon Collins (S/2014), Minkah Fitzpatrick (CB/2016), Marlon Humphrey (CB/2016), Eddie Jackson (S/2015)
Professional Players (6)
Alabama: Landon Collins (S), Marlon Humphrey (CB), Eddie Jackson (S), Cyrus Jones (CB)
Valdosta State: Matt Pierce (CB), Dominique Wheeler (CB)