Charlie Davis (defensive tackle)

Charlie Davis
Date of birth (1951-11-17) November 17, 1951
Place of birth Wortham, Texas, United States
Career information
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Texas Christian University
NFL draft 1974 / Round: 9 / Pick: 229
Career history
As player
1974 Pittsburgh Steelers
1975–1979 St. Louis Cardinals
1980 Houston Oilers
Career stats

Charlie Davis (born November 17, 1951 in Wortham, Texas) is a former professional American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. Davis was a 9th round selection (229th overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Steelers out of Texas Christian University in the 1974 NFL Draft.[1] He played for seven seasons in the NFL. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was a back-up Defensive Tackle and a member of the Steelers first World Championship Super Bowl IX over the Minnesota Vikings, was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals Sep 15 1975, for whom he played from (1975–1979), and the Houston Oilers (1980). Charlie played the best game of his career in the 1975 NFC Divisional Playoffs against the LA Rams when he recorded 5 sacks and recovered a fumble.[2]

His younger half-brother is former Dallas Cowboys' offensive guard Leonard Davis.[3]


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