Eric Davis Biography
Eric Wayne Davis is a talented former professional American football player who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft. He was elected to the Division II college Hall of Fame in 2008. He was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
Eric Davis Age
How old is Davis? He is 60 years old as of 2023. Davis was born on May 29, 1962, in Los Angeles, California.
Eric Davis Education
He has not disclosed information regarding where he attended College/University. This information is currently under review.
Eric Davis Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 90kgs.
Eric Davis Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members.
Eric Davis Wife
Davis likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship or not.
Eric Davis Children
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not.
Eric Davis Career
Davis played for Jacksonville State, which was a Division II school at the time. As a senior, he led the team to a 13-1 record, a Gulf South Conference championship, and an appearance in the Division II championship game. He finished 1989 with 51 tackles, 8 pass deflections, and 6 interceptions. He was voted into the school’s athletic hall of fame in 1999.
Davis is the all-time leader in consecutive NFL playoff games (five) with at least one interception. He was a pivotal player in the 1994 NFC Championship Game versus the Dallas Cowboys. The 49ers went on to beat the San Diego Chargers and Davis went to the Pro Bowl and helped the team be the number-one ranked defense. However, he became a free agent and joined the Carolina Panthers who eventually lost to the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl before retiring with the Detroit Lions.
Davis worked as a color analyst for the 49ers during the preseason on KPIX-TV, and also analyzed on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Later on, he was hired as the color analyst for the 49ers radio broadcasts, joining Ted Robinson in the booth, and replacing Gary Plummer. He was also the co-host of “The Drive with Tierney and Davis” on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco.
Eric Davis NFL
He became a cohost/analyst for a new weekday morning show on NFL Network titled NFL AM in 2012. Davis continued to serve as the 49ers’ radio analyst through the 2013 season.
He became a cohost/analyst for a new weekday morning show on NFL Network titled NFL AM. He continued to serve as the 49ers’ radio analyst through the 2013 season.
In 2015, he became a regular contributor on The Rich Eisen Show while moving to The NFL Network’s flagship program Total Access. In 2016 he became cohost on the afternoon drive show at ESPN LA.
Davis was accused of sexual assault and sexual misconduct by two makeup artists while Davis was working on Total Access in 2017. Davis was terminated from both ESPN and The NFL Network following the accusations.
Eric Davis Cancer diagnosis and recovery
Davis was diagnosed with colon cancer. By September, while he was still in treatment, Davis returned to the team in May 1997. Cancer treatment left him tired, but he worked hard to regain his form and was well enough to hit a game-winning home run in the 1997 American League Championship Series. After the season, he was given the Roberto Clemente Award. He serves as an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Davis was brought back for 1998 and had one of his best seasons, batting .327 (4th in the AL) and hitting 28 homers. He also hit in 30 consecutive games that season.
Eric Davis Autobiography
Davis wrote his autobiography, Born to Play, in which he credited Pete Rose for having faith in him and teaching him about the game in 1999. Davis also had harsh words for 1996 Reds manager Ray Knight, with whom Davis had had a memorable on-field fight in 1986. He claimed Knight did not support his comeback and did not stand up for him in contract negotiations after the season. He remains bitter about the Reds’ treatment of him after his World Series injury. Davis was left behind in Oakland after the series and requested that the Reds provide a private plane to bring him back to Cincinnati. He claimed that he was refused a number of times and made his own way home after the hospital released him.
Eric Davis Salary|Net Worth
Davis has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.
Eric Davis Social Media Platforms
Davis has over 9.3k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.