Davis elected to HoF
Former Jacksonville State standout and All-Pro defensive back Eric Davis is one of eight individuals announced  today as members of the induction Class of 2013 of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

He is joined by University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban, SEC and NFL official Ronnie Baynes, Auburn defensive tackle Forrest Blue Jr. (posthumously), North Alabama coach and administrator Bill Jones (posthumously), football coach Bill Oliver, Auburn basketball player Vickie Orr and Alabama A&M track athlete Dannette Young Stone

Davis, an Anniston native, was a first-team All-Gulf South Conference performer after leading the Gamecocks to a 13-1 record and a berth in the NCAA Division II national finals in 1989, helping the Gamecocks to the GSC Championship. He finished his senior season with 51 total tackles, eight pass break-ups and six interceptions and was also a member of the GSC’s All-Decade team for the ‘80’s.

Davis was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 1990 NFL Draft and played 13 seasons in the NFL with the 49ers, Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos, and the Detroit Lions. He was named to two consecutive Pro Bowls 1995 and 1996, and also was named All-Pro three times.

Davis is one of just two players in NFL history to have five or more interceptions in five consecutive seasons and is the NFL leader in consecutive playoff games with at least one interception (5). For his career he had 38 interceptions, returned four for touchdowns; recovered 12 fumbles and returned two for touchdowns.

He was a member of the 49eres Super Bowl XXIX Championship Team in 1994 and was elected into the Jacksonville State Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999. He currently is in his second season on the 49ers Radio Network and co-hosts “NFL AM” each weekday morning on the NFL Network.
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