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Steve Davis

Born: Nov 19, 1952

Death: Mar 17, 2013

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Steve Davis

Date of Birth : Nov 19, 1952
Date of Death : Mar 17, 2013
Birth Place : United States of America

Steve Davis was a quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners from 1972–1976. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the 1976 Orange Bowl, when the Sooners won their 5th National Championship. Davis led the Sooners to a 32–1–1 record as their starting quarterback, and holds the NCAA record for winning percentage in that position. With Davis at the helm the Sooners won the National Championship in 1974 and 1975. Davis was also a commentator for ABC Sports and CBS Sports college football telecasts in the 1970s and '80s. Davis was born on Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana but was raised in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Later in life a born again Christian, he featured as a speaker giving his Christian testimony. Davis died on March 17, 2013 when the small jet he was a passenger in crashed in South Bend, Indiana.


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