Jeff Davis

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Jeff "The Judge" Davis # 45 was a linebacker for the Clemson Tigers from 1978-1981. Jeff was captain of the Tigers 1981 National Championship team registering 14 tackles and was named Defensive MVP of the 1982 Orange Bowl. At that time he became just the third defensive player in ACC history to be named MVP of the league.

Jeff was named a first-team Associated Press All-American and the ACC's Player of The Year in 1981.

Jeff was a fifth round draft pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1982 and went on to play six seasons in the NFL.

Jeff is currently the Assistant Athletic Director of the Clemson Tigers.



  • Jeff never red-shirted at Clemson and he returned in the NFL offseason to earn his degreee.
  • Jeff earned his degree on the same day as his wife.
  • Jeff's work with Clemson's Call Me Mister program was awarded $100,000.00 as part of the "Use Your Life Award" by Oprah Winfrey's Angel Network