World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Bruce Davis (offensive tackle)

Article Id: WHEBN0010075427
Reproduction Date:

Title: Bruce Davis (offensive tackle)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Super Bowl XVIII, Clear Creek High School (League City, Texas), 1979 NFL Draft, 1987 Los Angeles Raiders season
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Bruce Davis (offensive tackle)

Bruce Davis
Date of birth: (1956-06-21) June 21, 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth: Rutherfordton, North Carolina, US
Career information
Position(s): Offensive tackle
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 1979 / Round: 11 / Pick: 294
As player:

Bruce Davis (born June 21, 1956, in Rutherfordton, North Carolina) is a former professional American football offensive tackle. He played in the National Football League for 11 seasons with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders and the Houston Oilers. He was a starter in Super Bowl XVIII for the Raiders.


  • Both Davis and Steve Grogan, another NFL player who played between 1975 and 1990 for the New England Patriots, share their names with two members of the infamous Manson Family, members of which murdered at least nine people in four separate incidents in 1969. Both men received life terms, with Grogan paroled in 1985 after cooperating with the law.
  • Davis's son (also named Bruce) is a former All-American defensive end at UCLA, and a former player for the Oakland Raiders.

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.