Charlie Davis (defensive tackle)


Charlie Davis (defensive tackle)
Charlie Davis
Date of birth: November 17, 1951 (1951-11-17) (age 60)
Place of birth: Wortham, Texas, United States
Career information
Position(s): Defensive Tackle
College: Texas Christian University
NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 9 / Pick: 229
Organizations
 As player:
1974
1975-1979
1980
Pittsburgh Steelers
St. Louis Cardinals
Houston Oilers
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Charlie Davis (born November 17, 1951 in Wortham, Texas) is a former professional American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. Davis was a 9th round selection (229th overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Steelers out of Texas Christian University in the 1974 NFL Draft.[1] He played for seven seasons in the NFL. Played for the Pittsburgh Steelers he was a back-up Defensive Tackle and a member of the Steelers first World Championship Super Bowl IX (1974), was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals Sep 15 1975, for whom he played from (1975–1979), and the Houston Oilers (1980). Charlie played the best game of his career in the 1975 NFC Divisional Playoffs against the LA Rams when he recorded 5 sacks and recovered a fumble.[2]

His younger half-brother is current Dallas Cowboys' offensive guard Leonard Davis.[3]

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