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
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Davis on a 1951 Bowman football card
No. 17, 24
Position: 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)
Place of death: Selma, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: duPont Manual (KY)
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 1941 / Round: 3 / Pick: 25
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 97
Games started: 34
Fumble recoveries: 4
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Frederick Lee Davis (February 15, 1918 – March 10, 1995) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) 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.

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