Fred Davis (defensive lineman)

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This article is about the American football defensive lineman. For the current tight end for the Washington Redskins, see Fred Davis (tight end). For others named Fred Davis, see Fred Davis (disambiguation).
Fred Davis
Fred Davis - 1951 Bowman.jpg
Davis on a 1951 Bowman football card
No. 17, 24
Defensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1918-02-15)February 15, 1918
Place of birth: Louisville, Kentucky
Date of death: March 10, 1995(1995-03-10) (aged 77)
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1941 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25
Debuted in 1941
Last played in 1951
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 97
Games started 34
Fumble recoveries 4
Stats at
Stats at

Frederick Lee Davis (born February 15, 1918 – March 10, 1995) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League who played for the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Bears. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Davis played college football at the University of Alabama and was drafted in the third round of the 1941 NFL Draft.