Retired NFL player, Bruce Davis passed


By Oscar C. Woodall, Jr./HWM

At age 65, Bruce Davis was laid to rest due to an undisclosed cause. Davis played college football for UCLA, before the Oakland Raiders made him an 11 round, 294th overall pick in the 1979 NFL Draft. During his time in the NFL Davis was a defensive tackle for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1979-‘87) and Houston Oilers (1987-‘89). And during his 11 NFL seasons. Davis started in 76 of the 121 games he played in.