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Pernell Davis

Born: May 19, 1976

Birthplace: Birmingham

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Pernell Davis

Date of Birth : May 19, 1976
Birth Place : Birmingham

Pernell Davis is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles for one season. He attended West End High School in Birmingham, Alabama. He recorded 80 tackles and eight sacks as a junior, and earned all-state honors. He suffered an ankle injury during his senior year, which hampered him throughout the season. Despite this, he earned Parade All-America honors in 1995. Following graduation, he played college football for the University of Alabama at Birmingham on a scholarship. Davis was drafted by the Eagles in the seventh round of the 1999 NFL Draft and played in two games for the team in 1999. He was allocated to the Frankfurt Galaxy of NFL Europa in 2000, but suffered a broken leg in the final regular season game against Berlin Thunder. Davis missed the entire 2000 season. He was released during final roster cuts prior to the 2001 season, but he was brought back on the Eagles' practice squad in December 2001. Davis played for the Scottish Claymores of NFL Europa in 2002, and was signed to a two-year contract by the Cincinnati Bengals in June 2002. He was waived by the Bengals in August 2002.

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  • American football player
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