Charlie Davis
Date of birth: (1952-01-06) January 6, 1952 (age 68)
Place of birth: West Columbia, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Running Back
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
College: Colorado
NFL Draft: 1974 / Round: 2 / Pick: 48
 As player:
Cincinnati Bengals
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Playing stats at

Charles Douglas "Charlie" Davis (born January 16, 1952 in West Columbia, Texas) is a former American football running back for the Cincinnati Bengals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. A 1974 draft choice from the University of Colorado, he rushed 72 times for 375 yards and caught 19 passes for 171 yards as a rookie, but suffered a preseason knee injury that prevented him from playing in 1975. In 1976, he was traded to the expansion Buccaneers for a future draft choice, which turned out to be a 1977 4th-rounder.[1] Davis scored the Buccaneers' first-ever offensive touchdown, a 1-yard run in week 4 of the 1976 season against the Baltimore Colts,[2] but later suffered another knee injury and spent the remainder of the 1976 season and the 1977 season on injured reserve.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Martz, Ron. "Bay Bucs cut two, acquire pair of Bengals". St. Petersburg Times. 7 Sep 1976
  2. Martz, Ron. "Baltimore chops up Bay Bucs". St. Petersburg Times. 4 Oct 1976
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