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Al Davis

Allen "Al" Davis (born July 4, 1929) is an American football executive who currently serves as the principal owner (titled as "president of the general partner" or "managing general partner," depending on the source) of the NFL's Oakland Raiders. Born to a wealthy family in Brockton, Massachusetts, Davis spent his youth in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn and attended Erasmus Hall High School. He attended Wittenberg University and Syracuse University, where he earned a degree in English. Upon graduation, he began his coaching career as the line coach at Adelphi College from 1950 to 1951. From there Davis served as the head coach of the U.S. Army team at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia from 1952 to 1953. His next coaching assignment was as the line coach and chief recruiter for The Citadel.

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Al Davis Death Certificate -- Died from Bum Ticker

Raiders Icon Al Davis
Died from Bum Ticker

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis died from a broken heart ... this according to his death certificate obtained by TMZ. The document reveals three primary causes of death: A) Ventricular fibrillation… READ MORE >

NFL Hall-of-Famer -- Not EVERYONE Loved Al Davis

NFL Hall-of-Famer on Al Davis
Not EVERYONE Loved Al Davis ...

Legendary NFL running back Eric Dickerson played for the Oakland Raiders for one year back in the '90s ... but it's clear, he had NO LOVE for Al Davis. Dickerson was out in L.A. last night --… READ MORE >

- 1143 days ago
'Sunday Night Football' Announcer -- WAY Too Excited for Moment of Silence

Falcons Stadium Announcer
WAY TOO EXCITED for Moment of Silence

It seems the stadium announcer in Atlanta never got the memo on how to switch from EXCITED VOICE to somber voice ... because dude intro'd a moment of silence for AL Davis on "Sunday Night… READ MORE >

- 1144 days ago
Al Davis -- Dead at 82

Raiders Owner Al Davis
Dead at 82

Al Davis, the legendary owner of the Oakland Raiders, died today at the age of 82. The team announced his death on their website, with no further details. They did released a statement saying, "Al… READ MORE >

- 1146 days ago
Snoop Dogg to Al Davis -- "Rest in Power"

Snoop Dogg to Al Davis
"Rest in Power"

Snoop Dogg, a famously huge football fan, tweeted his thoughts today on the passing of Al Davis. Davis passed away Saturday morning at the age of 82.  READ MORE >

- 1146 days ago
Michael Irvin -- Al Michaels is Wrong - Raiders CAN Win!

Michael Irvin
I Don't Believe Al Michaels!!! Raiders CAN Win Super Bowl

NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin knows what it takes to win a Super Bowl ... or three ... and last night, he spoke out AGAINST Al Michaels ... saying the Oakland Raiders CAN win a championship… READ MORE >

- 1177 days ago
Al Davis Suggests Beef W/ Al Michaels Is Over Bogus Adultery Claim

Al Davis
Suggests Beef w/ Al Michaels Is Over Bogus Adultery Report

Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis believes Al Michaels secretly blames him for planting a FALSE news report about Michaels cheating on his wife a while back ... and suggests that's the REAL reason… READ MORE >

- 1177 days ago
Al Michaels SLAMS Al Davis -- He's Killing the Raiders

Al Michaels
Raiders Will NEVER Win As Long As Al Davis Lives!

The Oakland Raiders will never EVER win another Super Bowl as long as the owner Al Davis is alive and breathing ... so says legendary "Sunday Night Football" announcer Al Michaels. Al was leaving… READ MORE >

- 1178 days ago

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