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Eddie Davis bust. A member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.
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Eddie Davis

Playing Career

Birmingham Barracudas

Calgary Stampeders
1996 - 2000

Saskatchewan Roughriders
2001 - 2009

Awards and Honours

Western All-Star Defensive Back
2000, 2001, 2004 - 2006 (5)

Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Star Defensive Back
2000, 2004 - 2006 (4)

Grey Cup Participation(s)
1998, 1999, 2007, 2009 (4)

Grey Cup Winning Team(s)
1998, 2007 (2)

Career Highlights

  • Played 236 career games over 15 seasons.

  • 5th on the CFL All-Time Most Defensive Tackles in a career with 802 (as of 2015).

Eddie Davis started his CFL career in 1995, when he was part of the Birmingham Barracudas. Once the team folded, Eddie decided to play for the Calgary Stampeders where he spent five seasons there, winning his first Grey Cup in 1998. During his time with Calgary, Eddie's best season was in 1998, where he had 77 total tackles, three sacks, and four interceptions for 127 yards.

Starting in 2001, Eddie's next stop was to Regina, where he played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders until he retired in 2009. During his time with the Roughriders, he led Saskatchewan in interceptions in 2001 with 4 and 2004 with 6 and won his second Grey Cup in 2007. Eddie's best season with the Roughriders was in 2006, where he had 66 total tackles, two interceptions for 34 yards, and two sacks.

What does it mean to you to be a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum?

"Considering that there have been over 100 years of football in Canada and only 278 people are a part of the CFHOF, being considered is a great honor and I'm definitely humbled by this accolade. It means that all the extra practice reps, long hours watching film studying my opponents ,two a day practices, countless hours training in the off season, countless hours spent rehabbing injuries, tackles, interceptions and hard hits were not in vain. This just goes to show you that "HARD WORK DOES PAY OFF!" This is also special because at 42 years old, I'm able to share this experience with my family and friends at an earlier stage in my life."--Eddie Davis

Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum in 2015 as a player.

Class of 2015

Leroy BlughEddie DavisDave DickensonGene MakowskyBob O'BillovichLarry Reda

Bob Wetenhall

Davis, Eddie
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