PALMDALE – The Palmdale City Council will honor Palmdale resident Todd Davis, a member of the 2016 Super Bowl winning Denver Broncos football team, at its March 2 meeting.
The Council will present Davis with a proclamation that will declare July 14 as “Todd Davis Day” in Palmdale.
“Todd Davis is a great role model for young student athletes everywhere,” said Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford. “His example of hard work, tenacity and determination are proof that dreams can and often do come true. Todd also gives back to the community, including his annual football camp…”
Davis is the second football player from Palmdale to win a Super Bowl ring, and the first Paraclete High School graduate to do so. Former Highland High School star DeShawn Shead won a ring with the Seattle Seahawks in 2014.
Davis began his football career at age 9, playing for Highland Youth Football. He enjoyed a successful high school career at Paraclete High School, with 119 tackles as an outside linebacker. He attended Sacramento State where he was named defensive MVP, received all Big Sky Conference Honors, and had 131 tackles in his senior year.
Davis was originally signed by the New Orleans Saints in 2014. He was released, but then signed with the Denver Broncos later that year.
[Information via news release from the city of Palmdale.]
Editor’s note: The annual Todd Davis Football Camp will be held at Antelope Valley College this year. An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the 2016 camp would be held at Highland High School.
Events scheduled for the Todd Davis Celebrity Gala Weekend in the Antelope Valley include a Charity Golf Tournament on July 14, a Charity Bowling/ Meeting & Greet on July 15, and the free youth football camp on July 16. View a flyer here. We’ll have more details on these events in future articles.