Nate Davis
Davis in June 2009
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-05-25) May 25, 1987 (age 33)
Place of birth: Bellaire, Ohio
Career information
College: Ball State
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 5 / Pick: 171
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*San Francisco 49ers ( 2009 2010)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
* MAC Offensive Player of the Year (2008)
  • 2× Lone Star Bowl champion (2012, 2013)
  • LSFL Co-Offensive MVP (2013)
  • First Team CIF Southern Conference (2017)
Stats at
TD-INT     9-5
Passing yards     544
QB Rating     68.01
Stats at

Nate Charles Davis (born May 25, 1987) is an American football quarterback for the Amarillo Venom of Champions Indoor Football (CIF). He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of the 2009 NFL draft. He played college football at Ball State.

College careerEdit

As a starter for all of his three seasons at Ball State, Davis set the team's all-time record for touchdown passes in a season with 30 during the 2007 season. He finished his sophomore season with 3,667 yards passing, 30 touchdowns, six interceptions, and 235 rushing yards with five rushing touchdowns. As a junior in 2008, Davis led his team to 12 straight victories to start the season before the Cardinals fell to Buffalo in the Mid-American Conference championship game following five turnovers involving Davis. For the year, Davis threw for 3,446 yards, 26 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also posted a passer rating of 164.04, which was an improvement on his 139.13 as a sophomore and 146.65 as a freshman. On January 13, 2009, Davis announced that he would forgo a senior season to enter the 2009 NFL Draft.[1][2]

Professional careerEdit

Davis was drafted in the 5th round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. On August 22, 2009, Davis made his professional debut in a pre-season game against the Oakland Raiders at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Coming into the game in the third quarter, Davis led the offense to three scores in the fourth quarter, including a two-point conversion, to win the game. In the following pre-season game against the Dallas Cowboys, Davis completed 10 of 15 passes for 132 yards and led two scoring drives in the final quarter, leading his team to a 20-13 victory.

On September 6, 2010, Davis was cut by the San Francisco 49ers before being signed to their practice squad on September 8 of that year. The Seattle Seahawks signed Davis to a reserve/future contract on January 11, 2011, only to cut him on March 3.

On July 26, it was reported that he had agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts waived Davis on August 15, 2011.[3]

On April 7, 2012, Davis was reported released from the Kansas City Command.[4] On April 17, 2012, he was assigned to the Orlando Predators.

On May 10, 2012, Davis signed with the Amarillo Venom of the indoor Lone Star Football League.[5]

On November 20, 2014, Davis signed with the Venom, who moved to Champions Indoor Football.[6]


Davis' brother Jose was a professional quarterback in the Arena Football League. Jose attended Kent State from 1997–99 and holds the Mid-American Conference single-game record accounting for eight total touchdowns against Central Michigan. In 2009, Jose was named head football coach at Bellaire High School,[7] where the brothers both played.

Nate was a four-year letter winner in basketball at Bellaire. He broke the school's record for most points in a career amassing over 1800 points. He also holds the school's record for most touchdown passes (83) and most passing yards (7,348).


External linksEdit

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