Bob Davis
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Personal information
Born: (1945-09-15) September 15, 1945 (age 77)
Long Branch, New Jersey, U.S.
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Neptune
(Neptune Township, New Jersey)
NFL Draft:1967 / Round: 2 / Pick: 30
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Passing yards:1,553
Passer rating:42.1
Player stats at · PFR

Robert Ellerslie Davis, Jr. (born September 15, 1945) is a former American collegiate and Professional Football quarterback. He played at the University of Virginia. Davis played professionally for the American Football League (AFL)'s Houston Oilers, for the NFL's New York Jets and New Orleans Saints, and in the World Football League (WFL) in 1974 and 1975 for the Florida Blazers and the Philadelphia Bell. 1974 was his best season as he completed 232 of 413 passes for 2977 yards with 21 touchdowns and 23 interceptions.

Davis played high school football at Neptune High School.[1]

Davis was a resident of the Wayside section of Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Bob Davis Archived 2007-02-08 at the Wayback Machine, database Football. Accessed December 15, 2007.
  2. ^ Harvin, Al. "An Offseason Game; New Jersey Sports", The New York Times, January 12, 1973. Accessed December 15, 2007. "When Bob Davis was a senior at Neptune (N.J.) High School he had a decision to make-play basketball, or football. He chose football. "I was actually a much better basketball player in high school than I was a football player," says Davis, now a resident of Wayside, N.J., and the backup quarterback to Joe Namath of the New York Jets."