Eric Davis is a retired American professional football athlete who played in the NFL league. He played a total of 13 complete seasons in NFL for teams such as the Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers, and Detroit Lions. At the moment, he works as a co-host on the afternoon drive show at the ESPN LA.
As a co-host, Eric Wayne Davis is said to be earning around $70,000 as his yearly salary from the ESPNLA. Moreover, Eric Wayne Davis has an estimated net worth of over approximately 6 million dollars. He is currently married and has 4 beautiful children.
Eric Davis’ Early Life
Footballer Eric Wayne Davis was born on January 26, 1968, in Anniston town, Alabama. As per his nationality, he is American by birth and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Besides, his star sign is Aquarius.
Eric Wayne Davis went to Anniston High School in Alabama. After finishing high school, Eric Wayne Davis went to study at the Jacksonville State University and then played for the Jacksonville State University.
Eric Davis’ Professional Life
The San Francisco 49ers recruited Eric Davis in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft. He earned two key plays early in the game- a 44-yard interception return for a touchdown on the game’s third play from the scramble and a forced fumble on Michael Irvin that resulted in another 49ers touchdown. These plays helped the 49ers beat the former two-time champion Cowboys to proceed to Super Bowl XXIX.
The 49ers went on to beat the San Diego Chargers for 49–26. In 1995, footballer Davis went to the Pro Bowl and moreover helped the 49ers be the number-one ranked defense.
In early 1996, he became a free agent and contracted with the Carolina Panthers. After performing for a year with the Denver Broncos, he finished his career with the Detroit Lions in 2002.
In the 2000s, Davis served as a color analyst for the 49ers during the preseason on the KPIX-TV and similarly as an analyst on the Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Additionally, he worked as the color analyst for the 49ers radio shows. He was additionally the co-host of “The Drive with Tierney and Davis” on the 95.7 The Game in San Francisco.
In 2012, he began to work as a co-host/analyst for a new weekday morning program on NFL Network titled the NFL AM, which also starred analyst, including Terrell Davis, LaVar Arrington, and reporters like Molly Qerim and Mark Kriegel. In late 2016, he became a co-host on the afternoon drive program at ESPN LA.
Eric Davis’ Personal Life
Eric Davis is wedded to his wife and is the proud father of 4 children. He has not shared the details about his wife, children, and his marital relationship yet.
Eric Davis seems to be the sort of person who prefers to keep his personal life a top-secret. He hasn’t revealed much concerning his family, even on his social media pages.
Davis was accused of sexual harassment charges by Erin McParland in July of 2018. He was similarly the part of a harassment suit against NFL Network, including Michael Irvin, in December, registered by a freelance makeup artist. ESPN suspended him after the incident.
Eric Davis Salary and Net Worth
As of 2021, Eric Wayne Davis has an estimated net worth of over about $7 million. Moreover, he has an average salary of $70,000 annually, working as a co-host at the ESPN.
In 1996, Davis approved a four-year, $11.4 million worth contract with Panthers that combined a $3 million signing bonus, plus wages of $2 million each of the next three years and also $2.4 million in 1999. The Panthers outbid the 49ers by $860,000 a year as their most generous offer was $8 million over four years, including a whopping $2 million signing bonus.
He reportedly made about $20 million from his 13-year NFL profession.
Facts and stats of Eric Davis
Eric Wayne Davis was not just a world-class player but also had a very attractive person. The former NFL star is about 6 feet in height and weighs about 84 kg.