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Tim Davis
Tim Davis

Offensive Line – 2nd Season

 

Coaching Experience

2012-13

Florida (Offensive Line)

2011

Utah (Offensive Line)

2009-10

Minnesota (Offensive Line/Run Game Coord.)

2008

Alabama (Dir. of Player Personnel)

2005-06

Miami Dolphins (Offensive Line Asst.)

2002-04

USC (Offensive Line)

1997-2001

Wisconsin (Tight Ends)

1994-96

Utah (Offensive Tackles/Tight Ends)

1990-93

Utah (Offensive Line)

1989

Idaho State (Offensive Line)

1988

Walla Walla CC (Offensive Coord./Offensive Line)

1987

Arizona (Graduate Asst.)

1985-86

Wisconsin (Volunteer Tight Ends)

1983-84

Wisconsin (Graduate Asst.)

1981-82

Utah (Student Asst.)

 

Coaching Accomplishments

  • Owns 30 years of coaching experience at the collegiate and NFL levels. Davis has coached in 16 FBS bowl games, including three Rose Bowls, two Orange Bowls and one Sugar Bowl.
  • In his first year coaching the offensive line at Florida, Davis guided a unit that finished third in the SEC in rushing offense, averaging 188.1 yards per game, an improvement of 45 yards from the previous season.
  • Coached Xavier Nixon to third-team All-SEC honors from Phil Steele and freshman D.J. Humphries to Sporting News Freshman All-America honors, as well as freshman All-SEC honors.
  • In 2011 at Utah, he coached a pair of tackles to All-Pac-12 honors, as Tony Bergstrom was selected to the first team and John Cullen was named to the second team.
  • Utah RB John White set a new school single-season rushing record in 2011 with 1,519 rushing yards.
  • While serving as the Dir. of Player Personnel, Davis played a key role as Alabama signed the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class in back-to-back years (2008 and 2009).
  • In Davis’ first year with the Dolphins, the offensive line improved from allowing 52 sacks in 2004 to just 26 in 2005.
  • The Miami Dolphins' offensive line led a rushing attack that averaged 4.3 yards per carry in 2005 and 4.2 in 2006. It was the first time the Dolphins averaged more than 4.0 yards per carry in back-to-back seasons since 1986-87.
  • While at USC, the Trojans won a pair of national championships and three BCS bowl games.
  • Davis’ offensive lines protected two Heisman Trophy winners at USC in Carson Palmer (2002) and Matt Leinart (2004).
  • During his second stint at Wisconsin, the Badgers made five bowl appearances in five years, including two Rose Bowls.
  • The UW offensive line paved the way for running back Ron Dayne, who rushed for an NCAA career record 6,397 yards with 63 touchdowns and won the 1999 Heisman Trophy.
  • In 1992 at Utah, he helped the Utes earn their first bowl bid in 36 years and eventually three more bowl appearances in his seven years on staff from 1990-96.
  • His first full-time coaching job at the Division I level came at Idaho State in 1989 as the Bengals' offensive line coach.

 

Prominent Players Coached

USC

  • T SAM BAKER – Three-time All-American as well as a Freshman All-American who went on to become a first-round NFL Draft pick in 2008 by the Atlanta Falcons.
  • C RYAN KALIL – All-American in 2006 was selected in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. Won the 2006 Pac-10 Morris Trophy, awarded to the Pac-10’s top offensive lineman as selected by the defensive lineman.
  • T JACOB ROGERS – Consensus first-team All-American in 2003 and won the Pac-10’s Morris Trophy. Second-round draft pick by the Dallas Cowboys in 2004.

 

UTAH

  • T TONY BERGSTROM – Named first-team All-Pac-12 offensive line in 2011 and selected to play in the Senior Bowl.
  • OL ANTHONY BROWN – A third-team AP All-American and first-team All-WAC selection in 1994. An undrafted rookie in 1995, played five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • TE RAY ELGAARD – Played at Utah in 1981-82 and later blossomed in the Canadian Football League from 1983-96. Retired as the CFL’s all-time leader in receptions (830) and receiving yards (13,198). A member of the CFL Hall of Fame.
  • G LANCE SCOTT – First-team All-WAC in 1993 and 1994 and was a fifth-round draft pick in 1995 by the Arizona Cardinals.
  • G BARRY SIMS – Signed as an undrafted free agent with the Oakland Raiders in 1999 and played 12 NFL seasons with the Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.

 

WISCONSIN

  • TE MARK ANELLI – First-team All-Big Ten selection in 2001 was a sixth-round pick by the San Francisco 49ers in 2002.
  • T AARON GIBSON – Consensus first-team All-American in 1998 and a finalist for both the Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy, given to the nation’s best interior lineman. Also first-team All-Big Ten in 1998. Selected in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions.
  • T CHRIS McINTOSH – A consensus first-team All-American in 1999 and finalist for the Outland Trophy. Also a first-team All-Big Ten selection in 1999 and helped lead an offense that rushed for a school-record 3,305 yards that year. Drafted 22nd overall by the Seattle Seahawks in 2000.

 

NFL Players (round drafted)

TE Andy Parker (5th) – Utah ’84 – Los Angeles Raiders

T Kevin Belcher (7th) – Wisconsin ’85 – Los Angeles Raiders

T Jeff Dellenbach (4th) – Wisconsin ’85 – Miami Dolphins

T Paul Gruber (1st) – Wisconsin ’88 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

T Rob Woods (4th) – Arizona ’89 – Cincinnati Bengals

TE Craig Hudson (10th) – Wisconsin ’90 – Kansas City Chiefs

T Glenn Parker (3rd) – Arizona ’90 – Buffalo Bills

TE Kurt Haws (4th) – Utah ’94 – Washington Redskins

OL Anthony Brown (UFA) – Utah ’95 – Cincinnati Bengals

G Lance Scott (5th) – Utah ‘95 – Arizona Cardinals

TE Henry Lusk (7th) – Utah ’96 – New Orleans Saints

G Barry Sims (UFA) – Utah ’99 – Oakland Raiders

T Aaron Gibson (1st) – Wisconsin ’99 – Detroit Lions

T Chris McIntosh (1st) – Wisconsin ’00 – Seattle Seahawks

T Mark Tauscher (7th) – Wisconsin ’00 – Green Bay Packers

TE Mark Anelli (6th) – Wisconsin ’02 – San Francisco 49ers

T Ben Johnson (7th) – Wisconsin ’03 – Detroit Lions

T Jacob Rogers (2nd) – USC ’04 – Dallas Cowboys

T Winston Justice (2nd) – USC ’06 – Philadelphia Eagles

C Norm Katnik (UFA) – USC ’06 – New York Jets

G Deuce Latui (2nd) – USC ’06 – Arizona Cardinals

G Fred Matua (7th) – USC ’06 – Detroit Lions

C Ryan Kalil (2nd) – USC ’07 – Carolina Panthers

T Sam Baker (1st) – USC ’08 – Atlanta Falcons

T Tony Bergstrom (3rd) – Utah ’12 – Oakland Raiders

T Xavier Nixon (UFA) – Florida ’13 – Washington Redskins

 

Playing Career

Started his collegiate career at Chabot Junior College in Hayward, Calif., as an offensive tackle for two seasons and was inducted into the Chabot College Hall of Fame. Was then a three-year letterman on the offensive line at Utah, earning the team's Most Inspirational Player Award in 1980. Played at Florida while with the Utes' in 1977. He played in the CFL for the Hamilton Tigercats (1981) and in the USFL for the L.A. Express (1983).

Personal Information

Birthdate: June 17, 1958

Hometown: Castro Valley, Calif.

Education: 1982 - Bachelor’s Degree from Utah; 1986 - Master’s Degree from Wisconsin

Family: He and his wife, Janice, have a son, Nick, and a daughter, Mary Rose

 

Bowl Games as a Coach

1984

 Hall of Fame

1989

 Centennial (JUCO)

1992

 Copper

1993

 Freedom

1994

 Freedom

1996

 Copper

1997

 Outback

1999

 Rose

2000

 Rose

2000

 Sun

2003

 Orange

2004

 Rose

2005

 Orange

2008

 Insight

2009

 Insight

2011

 Sun

2013

 Sugar

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