Denver Broncos Offensive Lineman Player Profile: Emmanuel “C.J.” Davis

May 30, 2012; Englewood, CO, USA; Denver Broncos guard C.J. Davis warms up before the start of organized team activities at the Broncos training facility. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

With the start of another Bronco season looming, I continue profiling the offensive linemen of the Denver Broncos. Please continue reading to find out more information about C.J. Davis, the four-year pro from the University of Pittsburgh.

Birth date and location: February 2, 1987 – Millsboro, Delaware (age 26)

Height: 6-2

Weight: 308

Jersey number: 54

High school: West Allegheny High School in Imperial, Pennsylvania

College: Pittsburgh

NFL Draft: Undrafted

Years pro: 4

Games played: 7 (Carolina Panthers 2010)

Games started: 0

Awards / accomplishments:

  • First-team All-Big East Conference honors as a senior guard and center
  • Started 43-of-45 games while at University of Pittsburgh
  • Named to the Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AAA All-State Team as a high      school senior offensive lineman

Interesting Facts:

  • Entered the NFL with the Carolina Panthers as a college free agent on May 1, 2009
  • Placed on injured reserve for the entirety of his rookie campaign in 2009 and spent the 2011 season out of football after being waived by Carolina at the conclusion of training camp
  • Majored in social sciences while at University of Pittsburgh
  • Signed by Denver to a future contract on February 15, 2012
  • Earned Ed Conway Award as sophomore at Pittsburgh as one of the team’s most improved players
  • C.J.’s cousin, Lovett Purnell, played tight end for the New England Patriots (1996-98) and Baltimore Ravens (1999)

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