Linebackers Coach Billy Davis

Billy Davis Ohio State 2018
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Past Teams
Ohio State

College: Cincinnati, 1989 (BS) / Michigan State, 1991 (MS)

OSU Coaching History:

2017-18: Linebackers

2017 Media Guide: Billy Davis is in his first season as linebackers coach at Ohio State. Davis was named to the position in December 2016 after working the 2016 football season with the Buckeyes as an analyst.

Davis is a 24-year NFL assistant whose resume includes seven years of defensive coordinator positions and a list of Pro Bowlers coached that includes Keith Brooking, Darnell Dockett, Kevin Greene, Walt Harris, Lamar Lathon, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Antrel Rolle, Adrian Wilson and Connor Barwin.

Davis has worked for some of the NFL’s best defensive coaches, including Bill Cower, Dick LeBeau, Wade Phillips, Marvin Lewis and Dom Capers, and he also has worked on the staff of coaches such as Tom Coughlin and Dan Reeves. He was a member of Ken Whisenhunt’s 2008 Super Bowl XLIII Arizona Cardinals staff.

In 2014, Davis’ Eagles tied for second in the NFL in sacks with 49, ranked fifth in rushing yards per attempt (3.7) and tied for sixth in takeways with 28, a total that included an NFL-best 23 forced fumbles.