Claude Davis (American football)

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Claude Davis
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Davis with the Tampa Bay Storm in 2013
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-14) June 14, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Lakeland, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Lake Gibson High School
College: South Florida
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2013 for the Tampa Bay Storm
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles --
Sacks --
Forced fumbles --
Stats at
Career Arena football statistics as of 2013
Tackles 2
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 0
Forced Fumbles 0
Stats at

Claude Davis (born June 14, 1989)[1] is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He played college football at South Florida.

Early years[edit]

He attended Lake Gibson High School in Florida. He earned first-team all-state honors in his senior season at Lake Gibson High School.[1] He also played in the North vs. South All-Star Game.[1]

College career[edit]

East Mississippi Community College[edit]

He attended East Mississippi Community College where he spend his freshman and Sophomore seasons.[2] He was named to the 2009 Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges All-North State First Team.[3] He also was selected to the 2009 NJCAA Preseason All-American First Team.[4] He was selected to the 2008 MACJC All-North State Second Team in his freshman season.[2]

University of South Florida[edit]

He spent his Junior and Senior seasons at the University of South Florida.[2] In his Senior season, He had 16 tackles, 6 sacks, 2 Forced fumbles and one pass deflection.[5]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Davis was signed by the New York Jets on January 2, 2013 to a reserve/future contract.[6] He was waived on April 30, 2013 after being arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.[7][8]

Tampa Bay Storm[edit]

Davis was assigned to the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League on May 30, 2013.[9] Davis was reassigned on June 7, 2013. Davis was again assigned by the Storm on June 20, 2013. Davis was reassigned by the Storm on July 2, 2013.


  1. ^ a b c "USF Bulls". 
  2. ^ a b c "New York Jets Profile: DE Claude Davis". Retrieved February 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Davis & Weatherspoon Sign With Football Program". 
  4. ^ "Butler No. 1 in 2009 NJCAA / JC Preseason Poll; Preseason All-Americans Also Announced". Retrieved July 28, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Claude Davis College tatistics". 
  6. ^ Jets Media Relations Department (2 January 2013). "4 More Signed to Reserve/Future Contracts". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 2 January 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  7. ^ Cimini, Rich (2 May 2013). "Ex-Jets Claude Davis and Cliff Harris". Twitter. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "Transactions". New York Jets. 30 April 2013. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  9. ^ "The Storm Bolsters Defense". Tampa Bay Storm. May 30, 2013. Retrieved June 10, 2013. 

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