Chauncey Davis

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Chauncey Davis
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Davis with the Falcons in 2009
No. --     Free Agent
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-01-27) January 27, 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Bartow, Florida
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 274 lb (124 kg)
Career information
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128
Debuted in 2005 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
Tackles 186
Sacks 10.0
Forced fumbles 2
Stats at NFL.com

Chauncey Antoine Davis (born January 27, 1983 in Bartow, Florida) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. 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.

Early years[edit]

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.[1] 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.

College career[edit]

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.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

He was selected in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons and after spending six seasons with them, he was released on September 2, 2011.

Chicago Bears[edit]

The Chicago Bears signed Davis on November 14, 2011. Davis was waived on August 31, 2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chauncey Davis Ancestry Reveal on YouTube
  2. ^ Mayer, Larry. "Bears reach 53-man roster limit". Chicagobears.com. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 

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