Cause of Death
Complications From Prostate Cancer
Full Name at Birth
Glenn Woodward Davis
Claim to Fame
Los Angeles Rams, 1950-1951
Salt and Pepper
Place of Death
La Quinta, California
Glenn Woodward "Mr. Outside" Davis (December 26, 1924 â€“ March 9, 2005) was an American college football player, famous in the 1940s. He played for the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1943 to 1946. He was named "All-American" three times, and won the Maxwell Award, the Walter Camp Trophy, and the Heisman Trophy.
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Glenn Woodward "Mr. Outside" Davis (December 26, 1924 – March 9, 2005) was an American college football player, famous in the 1940s. He played for the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1943 to 1946. He was named "All-American" three times, and won the Maxwell Award, the Walter Camp Trophy, and the Heisman Trophy.
Davis was born and raised in Southern California, the son of a bank manager. Glenn and his twin brother Ralph played high school football at Bonita High School in La Verne, California. In 1942, Davis led the Bearcats to an 11-0 record and the school's first-ever football championship, earning the Southern Section Player of the Year award. In 1989, Bonita High's stadium was dedicated in his name. The brothers were close and had originally planned to attend USC in Los Angeles, but when their U.S. Representative agreed to sponsor them with appointments to West Point they decided to go there.
Davis was married three times. In 1948 he dated actress Elizabeth Taylor. From 1951 to 1952 he was briefly married to film actress Terry Moore.
In 1953, Davis married Ellen Slack; they were married for 42 years, until her death in 1995. They had one son, Ralph.
In 1996, Davis married Yvonne Ameche, widow of NFL star Alan Ameche. Davis was survived by his wife Yvonne, his son, Ralph, and a stepson, John Slack III.
Davis died of prostate cancer at La Quinta, California at age 80 on March 9, 2005. He is interred in West Point Cemetery.
Drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1947 NFL Draft.
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Army, Cal Poly-Pomona
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State Of Origin
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Glenn Davis died on 9th March, 2005. His last relationship was with Yvonne Ameche Davis, they were married for 8 years.
During his life he was married to Yvonne Ameche Davis from 1996 to 2005, Ellen Lancaster Slack from 1953 to 1995 and Terry Moore from 1951 to 1952 and also engaged to Elizabeth Taylor in 1949.
Glenn Davis dated Susan Morrow in 1951 and Ann Blyth.
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