Nathan Davis (gridiron football)

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Nathan Michael Davis (born February 6, 1974) is a former defensive linemen in the National and Canadian Football Leagues. Davis played college football at the Indiana University.[1] In 1997 and 1999, he played for the Atlanta Falcons and Dallas Cowboys, respectively.[2] In 2001, he joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders during the season, and had 40 tackles, 3 sacks and one interception.[1] The Roughriders released Davis in 2007.[3] The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed him, but he was released after playing once for the team.[4] Davis was nicknamed Big Nate,[1] and was known for his dreadlocks.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Big Nate Back In The Fold!". Saskatchewan Roughriders. 2004-03-11. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  2. ^ "Nathan Davis". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  3. ^ "Roughriders release Greene, Davis". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2007-02-02. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  4. ^ "Blue Bombers release Nate Davis". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2007-07-16. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  5. ^ Penton, Kirk (2007-07-04). "Count the dread heads". Slam! Sports. Retrieved 2011-01-28.