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Butch Davis bio, wiki , married, net worth, salary, divorce

Published Mon Feb 15 2016 By Jhr Na
Butch Davis bio, wiki , married, net worth, salary, divorce

SYNOPSIS

Butch Davis born as a son of Paul and Pat Davis on November 17, 1951, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma is famous as an American football coach. He completed his high school from Bixby, Oklahoma and played as a defensive end for the Spartans football. He graduated in 1970 and attended the University of Arkansas, where he played the defensive position for Razorbacks. Due to a knee injury, Davis was unable to continue his play and worked as a student assistant in college. In 1973, he graduated from college and got into assistant, coaching positions at different schools such as Fayetteville High School, Pawhuska High School, and Charles Page High School.

CAREER

In 1978, for the first time he worked as a head coach at Will Rogers High School. In 1979, Davis associated with Jimmy Johnson for 15 successful years and served as head coach for Oklahoma State University and the University of Miami for. During his tenure,  Miami Hurricanes Football team won the NCAA Division I-A national football championship. After his successful tenure at Miami, later on, he became defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys of NFL. He served as the head of NFL’s Cleveland Browns from 2001 to 2004. In 2004, Davis joined North Carolina at Chapel Hill(UNC) and served there until 2011 before he was dismissed by National Collegiate Athletic Association(NCAA) investigations. In 2012, February, NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired him as an adviser.

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    “The biggest win you have to win is the locker room. And it’s very difficult when you inherit a football team – you go someplace and all of a sudden these guys have got seven-years contracts and coaches have got three”

PERSONAL FIGURE

Despite having a successful career, Davis had one unsuccessful relationship. He had affair with a woman named Carol King and later they tied the knot in 1970. But it did not work well so Davis divorced her in 1980. Later on, he got engaged to another woman in his life named Tammy Davis. After affairs of few years, they gave a conclusion to their relationship and married. Davis currently has one child with Tammy and they are having a good time together.

While talking about his income, there was one incident in his career when he was coach of UNC-Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill decided to pay Davis a $291000 raise and one-year contract extension in spite of a weak record. The salary boosted up his total salary to more than $ 2 million and he was named The $2million Man. From this incident we could expect that his Net worth must be more than $10million, thought we don’t have an exact figure on his earnings and income. Davis who has a bold personality seems energetic even when he crossed sixty. 5’11’’ Butch seems to have worked well to maintain his body physique. He could be seen in a field along with his team during the training session. He has the weight of 183 lbs. Hardworking and energetic Butch Davis is currently serving New York Jets as a head coach.