Josh Davis
No. 82     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-12-11) December 11, 1980 (age 40)
Place of birth: Hickory Grove, South Carolina
Career information
College: Marshall
Undrafted in 2005
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Miami Dolphins ( 2005)
Career highlights and awards
* First-team All-MAC (2001)
  • Honorable mention All-MAC (2003)
  • Second-team All-MAC (2004)
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Josh Davis (born December 11, 1980 in Hickory Grove, South Carolina) is an American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins in 2005. He played college football at Marshall University.

Davis has also been a member of the New Orleans Saints, the Minnesota Vikings[1] and the Carolina Panthers.

High school career

Before attending Marshall University, Davis was a Wide Receiver at York Comprehensive High School. He was the All Region football player of the year his Sophomore, Junior and Senior year. He was also the Special Teams player of the year his Sophomore, Junior and Senior year. Davis was the Offensive player of the year his Senior year and was selected and awarded as one of the top 100 football players in South Carolina. In addition, he lettered in basketball his Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior year. Davis lettered in track for the 100 yard meter for the state of South Carolina. He took first place in the 100-yard dash in the State Championship and second place in the 200 yard dash in the Upper State Championship. He successfully attended Fork Union Military Academy after High School and was selected and participated in the North South Shrine game. While at Fork Union Davis had an incredible career as a Wide Receiver - coached by John Shuman.

College career

Davis graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. He was selected for Freshman football All-American Team. Davis broke the NCAA record for receptions as a freshman. He was ranked second in NCAA history for career receptions, ranked first in the Mid-American Conference for career receptions and was also ranked in the top 5 for receiving yards in the MAC. Davis made first Team All-MAC as a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior. He was selected and participated in the East-West Shrine game. Davis was the MVP for the 2004 Fort Worth Bowl game.

Davis was awarded and selected as one of the top 100 Black Legend athletes at Marshall University and awarded Offensive player of the game several times throughout his collegiate career.

Professional career

Davis was a wide receiver and punt returner for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings, and Carolina Panthers. He was also an outstanding wide receiver in the NFL Europe for the Hamburg Sea Devils in Germany. Davis was part of the legendary team who won the World Bowl in 2007 during the last NFL Europe football season.


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