American Football Database
American Football Database
Sam Davis
Date of birth: (1944-07-04) July 4, 1944 (age 77)
Place of birth: Ocilla, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): OG
College: Allen
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round:
 As player:
1967-1979 Pittsburgh Steelers
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Samuel Davis (born July 4, 1944) is a retired American football player, who played for the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 to 1979.


Davis played football at Allen University.


Davis was an undrafted rookie in 1967. He did not start any game during his first three years of play, but started at the left offensive guard position for the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970 to 1979. In 1970, Chuck Noll's first year as head coach, Davis replaced Larry Gagner and started all 14 games. From 1970 to 1979, he played next to left offensive tackle Jon Kolb and the two went on to win four Super Bowl rings together with the Steelers (Super Bowls IX, X, XIII, and XIV). In 1980, he was replaced by Ray Pinney.