Tim Davis (American football)

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Tim Davis
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Assistant Offensive line Coach
Team Northern Arizona University
Conference The American
Biographical details
Born June 17, 1958
Playing career
1979–1980 Utah
1981 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
1983 Los Angeles Express
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1983–1986 Wisconsin (GA)
1987 Arizona (GA)
1988 Walla Walla (OC)
1990–1997 Utah (OL)
1998–2001 Wisconsin (OL&TE)
2002–2004 USC (OL)
2005–2007 Miami Dolphins (OL)
2008 Alabama (DPP)
2009–2010 Minnesota (OL)
2011 Utah (OL)
2012–2013 Florida (OL)
2014–present SMU (Asst. OL)

Tim Davis (born 17 June 1958 in Castro Valley, CA) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the assistant Offensive line coach for Northern Arizona University.

Playing career[edit]

He played college football offensive tackle at Chabot College in Hayward, CA and transferred to Utah in 1978 and graduated from the Salt Lake City campus in 1982.[1] Davis earned his master's degree in higher education from Wisconsin in 1986.[1] He played in the CFL for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 1981 and for the Los Angeles Express of the USFL in 1983.

Coaching career[edit]

Davis started his coaching career at the University of Wisconsin, where he was a volunteer assistant in 1983, followed by a two-year stint as a graduate assistant. In 1986, he returned to his role as a volunteer assistant. He joined the University of Arizona as a graduate assistant in 1987, then worked as the offensive coordinator for Walla Walla Community College for the 1988 season.

In 1989, Davis moved to Idaho State, where he worked as an offensive line coach, then in the same position from 1990 to 1997 at the University of Utah. In 1997, Davis rejoined the Wisconsin Badgers football team as the tight end and offensive tackles coach.[1] He would remain in Madison until 2001.[1]

In 2002, Davis was the Offensive Line coach for the University of Southern California,[1] where he coached All-American Jacob Rogers, as well as NFL players Winston Justice and Fred Matua. In 2005, he left the Trojans to join the Miami Dolphins, where he coached the offensive line, until 2007.[1] In 2008, he joined the University of Alabama as the director of player personnel.[1] Davis was hired in 2008 as Assistant Coach and Offensive Line/Running Game Coordinator at the University of Minnesota.[2] In 2011, he became the Offensive Line Coach at the University of Utah. In 2012, Davis was hired as the Offensive Line Coach at the University of Florida. Davis was fired from the University of Florida on December 1, 2013 along with offensive coordinator Brent Pease after Florida's sub-par season. On September 15, 2014 Davis was hired by Southern Methodist University as the assistant offensive line coach.[3]