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Davis with the Falcons in 2009
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|Date of birth:||January 27, 1983|
|Place of birth:||Bartow, Florida|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||274 lb (124 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2005 – 4th round – 128th pick|
|Career NFL statistics|
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Chauncey Antoine Davis (born January 27, 1983 in Bartow, Florida) is an American football defensive end. He was originally drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State.
He also played for the Chicago Bears.
Davis was born in Bartow, Florida, but raised in Auburndale by Glenda Davis. According to a DNA analysis, his ancestries are, mainly, Temne and Mende people of Sierra Leone. He was First-team All-State Class 4A and All-America selection as a senior at Auburndale High School, (FL), rushing for 1,000 yards in addition to playing linebacker and defensive end.
Davis totaled 40 tackles, seven sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick in 24 games for Florida State. Converted to defensive end as a senior from the outside linebacker position. He was named the team’s most improved defensive end and outstanding player as a senior after posting 22 tackles, five sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in 11 starts. He also attended Jones County Junior College.