Britt Davis

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Britt Davis
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Davis in 2010.
No. 17
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-04-23) April 23, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth: Melrose Park, Illinois
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
College: Northern Illinois
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable Mention All-MAC

Britt Davis (born April 23, 1986) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Northern Illinois.

Early years[edit]

Davis attended public schools in North Riverside, Illinois. He went to Komarek Elementary School and Riverside-Brookfield High School. At RBHS he amassed 7,700 career yards total offense and 90 touchdowns in 22 starts as quarterback on two state Class 5A playoff teams. He completed 461-of-766 passes (60.2%) for 6,266 yards, 39 touchdowns and 21 interceptions. He posted nine career 300-yard passing games. He also added 17 rushing touchdowns and 1,434 rushing yards on 163 attempts.[1]

College career[edit]

Davis attended college at Northern Illinois University. As a member of the Huskies, he was used almost exclusively as a wide receiver position, Even though originally being recruited for the quarterback position, and finished his career at NIU as fifth on the school all-time charts for career receptions with 146 and totaled 1,676 career receiving yards and 2,063 all-purpose yards. He also completed two-of-four passes and rushed 15 times for 66 yards, and scored nine career touchdowns, eight receiving for 56 total points.[1] He earned a Corporate communications major with a minor in black studies.[1]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

Davis at the Jets 2009 training camp

Davis went undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft and was signed by the New York Jets. He had 5 receptions for 54 yards in the preseason,[2] and was waived on September 5. The Jets re-signed Davis to their practice squad on November 17. Davis, who had been signed to a future contract earlier in the season, was later waived on August 1, 2010 by the Jets.

Denver Broncos[edit]

Davis signed with the Denver Broncos on August 5, 2010 for a two-year deal.

New England Patriots[edit]

Davis was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad on January 4, 2012. He was waived with an injury settlement on August 13, 2012, after sustaining an injury in a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints in which he caught a touchdown from Brian Hoyer.


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