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Exclusive: Glen Davis Cries after Garnett Yells At Him
Exclusive: Glen Davis Cries after Garnett Yells At Him
Published: 2008/12/14
Channel: oOoMusicLoveroOo
[U.P] Glen Davis Gamewinner Vs Magic 05-10-09 (Hi-Def, 720p)
[U.P] Glen Davis Gamewinner Vs Magic 05-10-09 (Hi-Def, 720p)
Published: 2009/05/12
Channel: NBAHDTV
Glen Davis wants a New Nickname
Glen Davis wants a New Nickname
Published: 2010/10/07
Channel: NBA
Glenn Davis Pop Up Gives Atlanta Braves Trouble
Glenn Davis Pop Up Gives Atlanta Braves Trouble
Published: 2016/05/03
Channel: CourtsideTweets
Coach Glenn Davis Mic
Coach Glenn Davis Mic'd Up - Youngstown State Football 2014
Published: 2014/04/09
Channel: Youngstown State Penguins
1986 NLCS Gm1: Davis homer gives Astros 1-0 lead
1986 NLCS Gm1: Davis homer gives Astros 1-0 lead
Published: 2013/11/02
Channel: MLB
Rylan training with Glenn Davis
Rylan training with Glenn Davis
Published: 2016/01/28
Channel: Rylan Cameron
Glenn Davis - CVC Superfan
Glenn Davis - CVC Superfan
Published: 2014/10/22
Channel: Nick King
Former Major League Baseball All Star speaks out against PED
Former Major League Baseball All Star speaks out against PED's
Published: 2013/11/12
Channel: BrittanyReports
Glen Davis Nails the Game-Winning Jumper at the Buzzer
Glen Davis Nails the Game-Winning Jumper at the Buzzer
Published: 2009/05/11
Channel: NBA
Glenn Davis Highlight Reel
Glenn Davis Highlight Reel
Published: 2013/09/28
Channel: Mike Mazza
Glenn Roberts C/O 2014 Athlete
Glenn Roberts C/O 2014 Athlete
Published: 2013/05/11
Channel: Tony Brown
Glenn Jeep Davis 1956 Olympics Australia
Glenn Jeep Davis 1956 Olympics Australia
Published: 2010/10/27
Channel: Jennifer Davis
160909 Football: Mount Tabor at Glenn
160909 Football: Mount Tabor at Glenn
Published: 2016/09/10
Channel: Mount Tabor Sports Marketing
The Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: Coach Dom 08/17 on FCD
The Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: Coach Dom 08/17 on FCD
Published: 2007/08/17
Channel: TheDynamoReport
Magic
Magic's Glen Davis- Heat Post Game Interview 11/23/13
Published: 2013/11/24
Channel: Sports Talk Florida
GLEN DAVIS IS A TURTLE FROM OUTER SPACE
GLEN DAVIS IS A TURTLE FROM OUTER SPACE
Published: 2010/05/25
Channel: HalfBakedPie
6-foot-5, 340-pound high school running back
6-foot-5, 340-pound high school running back
Published: 2014/09/12
Channel: MaxPreps
Glen Baby Davis cried in the 08.12.05
Glen Baby Davis cried in the 08.12.05's Blazer game in the 4th quarter
Published: 2008/12/06
Channel: cyjtsj
Anthony Davis dunks on Glen Davis
Anthony Davis dunks on Glen Davis
Published: 2014/01/27
Channel: frank den
Glenn Davis West Point Class Ring Presentation
Glenn Davis West Point Class Ring Presentation
Published: 2014/05/07
Channel: GoArmyWestPoint
OBM - Athlete - Glenn Davis
OBM - Athlete - Glenn Davis
Published: 2016/08/28
Channel: Our Best Moments
WS1990 Gm1: Davis
WS1990 Gm1: Davis' homer gives Reds 2-0 lead in first
Published: 2013/12/04
Channel: MLB
Glen Davis Wild Tip-In
Glen Davis Wild Tip-In
Published: 2015/03/15
Channel: JLD Highlights
Glen Davis Epic Postgame Interview
Glen Davis Epic Postgame Interview
Published: 2013/12/12
Channel: Orlando Magic
Omari Davis #6 ... 7yr. old going in on the field
Omari Davis #6 ... 7yr. old going in on the field
Published: 2013/04/15
Channel: Glenn Davis
Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: RICHARD MULROONEY #30
Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: RICHARD MULROONEY #30
Published: 2007/08/03
Channel: TheDynamoReport
Turramurra Rovers - Glen Davis Camp
Turramurra Rovers - Glen Davis Camp
Published: 2017/03/27
Channel: AnOnYmOuSCaTaLySE
BIG BABY GLEN DAVIS MISSING WIDE OPEN LAY-UP VS MIAMI HEAT
BIG BABY GLEN DAVIS MISSING WIDE OPEN LAY-UP VS MIAMI HEAT
Published: 2011/02/13
Channel: vizually ill
Big Baby Makes Remarkable Tip-In and Dishes the Mean Mug
Big Baby Makes Remarkable Tip-In and Dishes the Mean Mug
Published: 2015/03/15
Channel: NBA
Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State) - High School Football Highlights
Ezekiel Elliott (Ohio State) - High School Football Highlights
Published: 2014/08/21
Channel: MaxPreps
Big baby Davis saying he f**ked up at the line
Big baby Davis saying he f**ked up at the line
Published: 2010/05/14
Channel: ElJopo1
Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: JOSEPH NGWENYA #33
Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: JOSEPH NGWENYA #33
Published: 2007/08/03
Channel: TheDynamoReport
Glen "Ground" Davis Misses Dunk
Glen "Ground" Davis Misses Dunk
Published: 2011/02/13
Channel: BasketballFail
1990 NLCS Gm4: Davis
1990 NLCS Gm4: Davis' cannon nails Bonilla at third
Published: 2014/03/26
Channel: MLB
Glen Davis, Shootaround (5-14-2015)
Glen Davis, Shootaround (5-14-2015)
Published: 2015/05/14
Channel: Law Murray
1989 All Star Game, NL Players
1989 All Star Game, NL Players
Published: 2014/02/23
Channel: PonceBaseballVideo
NBA Stars Play College Knowledge
NBA Stars Play College Knowledge
Published: 2017/06/05
Channel: Jimmy Kimmel Live
Big Baby game-tying 3 to send game to triple OT vs Bulls
Big Baby game-tying 3 to send game to triple OT vs Bulls
Published: 2014/01/16
Channel: frank den
The REAL NFL
The REAL NFL's Fastest Men in History
Published: 2016/10/05
Channel: sydboski
Glen Davis Big Baby Tongue
Glen Davis Big Baby Tongue
Published: 2010/05/25
Channel: John Kruty
Glen Davis Big Night
Glen Davis Big Night
Published: 2012/12/18
Channel: NBAVideos312
CSA-PrepStar Athlete Jalen Glenn
CSA-PrepStar Athlete Jalen Glenn
Published: 2017/10/03
Channel: CSA PrepStar
Sylvie Brick | Recipient of SEC Brad Davis Award  | UGA Student-Athlete Honors Banquet
Sylvie Brick | Recipient of SEC Brad Davis Award | UGA Student-Athlete Honors Banquet
Published: 2016/05/13
Channel: The Georgia Way
Boniek García Signing
Boniek García Signing
Published: 2012/06/07
Channel: Houston Dynamo
High School Football - Reagan at Glenn
High School Football - Reagan at Glenn
Published: 2015/08/29
Channel: WXII 12 News
US Olympic Champs 1960 (track and field)
US Olympic Champs 1960 (track and field)
Published: 2011/06/19
Channel: historycomestolife
Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: ALEX DIXON area U17 MNT Mid
Dynamo Report w/ Glenn Davis: ALEX DIXON area U17 MNT Mid
Published: 2007/08/03
Channel: TheDynamoReport
La Grande Olimpiade
La Grande Olimpiade
Published: 2015/08/23
Channel: dgobbie1
Mean Tweets – NBA Edition #5
Mean Tweets – NBA Edition #5
Published: 2017/06/02
Channel: Jimmy Kimmel Live
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Glenn Davis
Personal information
Full name Glenn Ashby Davis[1]
Nickname(s) Jeep
Born (1934-09-12)September 12, 1934[1]
Wellsburg, West Virginia, United States[1]
Died January 28, 2009(2009-01-28) (aged 74)[1]
Barberton, Ohio, United States[1]
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[1]
Weight 161 lb (73 kg)[1]
Updated on 24 June 2015.

Glenn Ashby "Jeep" Davis (September 12, 1934 – January 28, 2009)[2] was an American Olympic hurdler and sprinter who won a total of three gold medals in the 1956 and 1960 Olympic games.

Davis later played professional American football with the Detroit Lions and was a teacher and coach in his adopted hometown of Barberton, Ohio for 33 years.

Childhood and early life[edit]

Davis was born in Wellsburg, West Virginia. When both his parents died when he was 15, he moved to Barberton, Ohio with his brother. He attended Barberton High School, and Marietta High School.

Davis singlehandedly led his team to the 1954 Class A Ohio high school track and field championship, scoring all 20 of Barberton’s points. Davis won the 220-yard dash, the broad jump and the 180-yard low hurdles – setting a then-state record in that event – while also placing fourth in the 100-yard dash. His point total placed him ahead of Mansfield, which scored 14 points in the meet and took second. He was offered more than 200 athletic scholarships for college, and chose to attend Ohio State University.[2]

College and Olympics[edit]

Davis won Olympic titles in the 400 meter hurdles at both the Melbourne Olympics in 1956 and the Rome Olympics in 1960. In 1958, he was awarded the James E. Sullivan Award as the nation's top amateur athlete.

Davis was either at or close to world records in many events including: 100 yards/meters (9.6/10.3), 200 meters (21.0), the half mile (1:52), 120 yard high hurdles (14.0), 200 meter low hurdles on curve (22.5 WR), 400 meter intermediate hurdles (49.2 WR), high jump (6-8), and long jump (24'8"). He, Felix Sanchez, Angelo Taylor and Edwin Moses are the only four hurdlers to have won the Olympic 400 meter hurdles twice. However Davis is the only man to have set world records in the quarter mile with hurdles and without. His coach Larry Snyder, who also had coached Jesse Owens, said that Davis was possibly a greater talent than Jesse Owens.[citation needed]

Davis won a third gold medal as a member of the United States 4 x 400 meter relay team in 1960. He set world records in both flat and hurdle races. He is a member of the United States Olympic Hall of Fame.[2]

Later careers[edit]

Davis was featured on the June 27, 1960 cover of Sports Illustrated.[3] After his track career, Davis played wide receiver for the Detroit Lions in 1960 and 1961.[1] He had 10 catches for 132 yards in his two NFL seasons.[2] He was the track coach at Cornell University from 1963 to 1967, coaching the team to the Ivy League title in his final season.[2][4]

Davis was a longtime resident of Barberton, Ohio, teaching and coaching there for 33 years,[5] and was the owner of Jeep's Olympic Driving School. Prior to this, Davis was a popular teacher at Barberton High School and part owner of one of the students' favorite gathering spots, Jeep and Joe's Pizza. He also loved to play the harmonica.[citation needed]

He was sometimes confused with Heisman Trophy-winning football player Glenn Woodward Davis (1924–2005). The two sportsmen occasionally received each other's mail, but they never met.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Glenn Davis". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 23 May 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Olympic idol races into eternity". Akron Beacon Journal. 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  3. ^ Bill Lilley (2009-01-28). "Barberton legend 'Jeep' Davis dies". Akron Beacon Journal. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  4. ^ a b Schudel, Matt (Jan 31, 2009). "Olympic Champion, Coach and Teacher". Washington Post. 
  5. ^ Associated Press (2009-01-29). "Jeep Davis won 3 Olympic gold medals". International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 2009-01-29. 
Preceded by
Bobby Morrow
James E. Sullivan Award winners
1958
Succeeded by
Parry O'Brien

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