Britt Davis
Davis and Ochocinco in 2012.
No. 17     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-04-23) April 23, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth: Melrose Park, Illinois
Career information
College: Northern Illinois
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Jets ( 2009 2010)*
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 yearsEdit

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 careerEdit

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 careerEdit

New York JetsEdit

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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 BroncosEdit

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

New England PatriotsEdit

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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