Brad Davis
Current position
TitleOffensive line coach
TeamLSU
ConferenceSEC
Biographical details
Born (1980-02-17) February 17, 1980 (age 42)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Playing career
1999–2002Oklahoma
Position(s)Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2003–2004Southern Lab HS (LA) (OC/OL)
2005Wayne State (MI) (GA)
2005Doane (OL/RGC)
2006–2007Texas A&M (GA)
2008North Carolina (GA)
2009–2011Portland State (OL)
2012–2013Portland State (OL/RGC)
2014James Madison (co-OC/OL)
2015East Carolina (OL/RGC)
2016North Texas (OL/RGC)
2017Florida (OL)
2018–2019Missouri (OL)
2020Arkansas (OL)
2021LSU (interim HC/OL)
2022–presentLSU (OL)
Head coaching record
Overall0–1
Bowls0-1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
As a player

Brad Davis (born February 17, 1980) is an American football coach who is currently the offensive line coach at Louisiana State University.

Playing career

Davis played his high school football at Belaire High School and later went on to the Oklahoma. Playing from 1999 until 2002 he was a part of multiple Big 12 championship teams and the 2000 national championship team as a part of the offensive line.[1]

Coaching career

Early coaching career

After he graduated from Oklahoma, Davis began coaching at the high school level working as the offensive line and was co-offensive coordinator at Southern Lab in Baton Rouge. He then spent the beginning of 2005 at Wayne State as a graduate assistant before going to work at Doane College as the offensive line coach and run game coordinator. He then went back to being a graduate assistant this time at Texas A&M for the 2006 and 2007 seasons before going to North Carolina to be a graduate assistant in 2008.

Portland State

He then went to Portland State where he spent five years as the offensive line coach and two as the run game coordinator. [2] During his tenure there the Vikings set numerous school records including total yards (6,486) and yards rushing (3,330), rushing yards per game (277.7), rushing touchdowns (36) and total yards per game (540.5).

James Madison

In 2014 Davis went to JMU to work as the co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.

East Carolina

In 2015, Davis served as the run game coordinator and offensive line coach at East Carolina University.[3]

North Texas

In 2016, Davis worked as the run game coordinator and offensive line coach for North Texas.[4]

Florida

In 2017 Davis ventured into the SEC and worked as the offensive line coach for the Florida Gators.[5]

Missouri

In 2018 and 2019, Davis worked as the offensive line coach for Missouri under Barry Odom.[6]

Arkansas

In 2020 Davis was a part of Sam Pittman’s inaugural staff as the offensive line coach for Arkansas.

LSU

In 2021, the Louisiana native was named the offensive line coach for LSU.[7][8] Following the final regular season game, Ed Orgeron named Davis the interim head coach. Davis coached LSU in the 2022 Texas Bowl.[9] He was retained by Brian Kelly for the 2022 season.[10]

Personal life

Davis and his wife, Anecia, have two sons, Bradley and Brayden.

Head coaching record

College

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
LSU Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (2021)
2021 LSU 0–1* 0–0 T-6th (Western)* L Texas
LSU: 0–1 0–1 *Coached bowl game after Ed Orgeron stepped down
Total: 0–1

References

  1. ^ DiLullo, Mikey. "Who is LSU football's interim coach? 5 things to know about Brad Davis". The Daily Advertiser. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  2. ^ "Offensive Line Coach Brad Davis Elevated To Run Game Coordinator". Portland State University Athletics. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  3. ^ Staff, S. I. "East Carolina hires Brad Davis to coach line, run game". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  4. ^ Evans, Thayer. "North Texas names Brad Davis offensive line coach". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  5. ^ says, SW FL Joe (February 4, 2017). "Brad Davis joins Florida Gators as offensive line coach | OnlyGators.com: Florida Gators news, analysis, schedules and scores". Archived from the original on December 4, 2020. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  6. ^ Connelly, Bill (December 16, 2017). "Missouri hires Brad Davis to coach the offensive line". Rock M Nation. Archived from the original on January 8, 2020. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  7. ^ "Source: LSU to hire Arkansas' Davis as OL coach". ESPN.com. June 3, 2021. Archived from the original on 2021-10-05. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  8. ^ West, Glen. "LSU Coach Brad Davis Bringing Aggression to Offensive Line Identity". Sports Illustrated LSU Tigers News, Analysis and More. Archived from the original on August 13, 2021. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  9. ^ "New LSU Interim Head Coach Brad Davis Sends Out Message On Twitter". www.tigerdroppings.com. Archived from the original on November 29, 2021. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  10. ^ "LSU's Brian Kelly made good impression on interim coach Brad Davis". 247Sports. Retrieved December 19, 2021.