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Rob Davis (American football)

Rob Davis
No. 60
Long snapper
Personal information
Date of birth: (1968-12-10) December 10, 1968
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Career information
College: Shippensburg
Undrafted in 1993
Debuted in 1995 for the Baltimore Stallions
Last played in 2007 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history

As Player

*Offseason and/or practice squad member only

As Management

Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 183
Fumble recoveries 1
Tackles 41
Stats at NFL.com

Robert Emmett Davis (born December 10, 1968) is a former American football long snapper in the National Football League and current Director of Player Development for the Green Bay Packers. He was originally signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 1993. He played college football at Shippensburg University.

Davis was also a member of the Baltimore Stallions, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers during his career. He played the 11 seasons with the Packers before retiring following the 2007 season and joining the organization's front office.

Early years

Davis attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland and was a letterman in football, wrestling, and lacrosse. Rob Davis graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in 1986.

College career

Davis attended Shippensburg University where he started as defensive tackle. He graduated in 1992 with a degree in Criminal Justice. He is one of only five Shippensburg alumni to play in the NFL.[1]

Professional career

Early career

Davis was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets, but failed to make the team's roster. In 1995 Davis played in the Canadian Football League with the Baltimore Stallions. He was the team's starting long snapper. In 1996 Davis was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs, but he was cut before the season started. The Chicago Bears signed him that year and Davis played all 16 games as a long snapper.

Green Bay Packers

In 1997 the Green Bay Packers signed Rob Davis as a free agent. He started the final seven games of the season, as well as the playoffs and Super Bowl XXXII. Davis was the last remaining Packers player aside from Brett Favre who played in Super Bowl XXXII, and was also one of three Player Representatives for the National Football League Players Association on the Packers roster.[2]

Davis officially retired from the NFL on March 26, 2008.[3]

Post-playing career

Upon retiring from the NFL, Davis joined the Packers' staff as Director of Player Development.[3]

External links

  • Shippensburg Football Tribute Page
  • Green Bay Packers bio

References

  1. ^ Pro Football Reference.com
  2. ^ NFL Players Association - About Us - Player Representatives
  3. ^ a b Davis announces retirement, joins staff - Packers Blog
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