Pernell Davis
No. 93     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1976-05-19) May 19, 1976 (age 44)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Career information
College: UAB
NFL Draft: 1999 / Round: 7 / Pick: 251
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 1999 2001)
Career highlights and awards
* Parade All-America honors (1995)
Career NFL statistics as of 1999
Games played     2
Games started     0
Stats at

Pernell Davis (born May 19, 1976) is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Philadelphia Eagles for one season. He attended West End High School in Birmingham, Alabama.[1] He recorded 80 tackles and eight sacks as a junior,[2] and earned all-state honors.[3] He suffered an ankle injury during his senior year, which hampered him throughout the season.[2] Despite this, he earned Parade All-America honors in 1995.[2] Following graduation, he played college football for the University of Alabama at Birmingham on a scholarship.[2]

Davis was drafted by the Eagles in the seventh round of the 1999 NFL Draft and played in two games for the team in 1999.[4] He was allocated to the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europa in 2000, but suffered a broken leg in the final regular season game against Berlin Thunder.[5] Davis missed the entire 2000 season.[4] He was released during final roster cuts prior to the 2001 season, but he was brought back on the Eagles' practice squad in December 2001.[4] Davis played for the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europa in 2002, and was signed to a two-year contract by the Cincinnati Bengals in June 2002.[6] He was waived by the Bengals in August 2002.[7]


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