Austin Davis joined the NFL coaching ranks on February 22, 2019 after a seven-year NFL career playing for five teams.
Austin Davis joined the NFL coaching ranks on February 22, 2019 after a seven-year NFL career playing for five teams. He takes on the new role of quarterbacks coach in 2020 after one year as an offensive assistant for Seattle.
Davis, who served as Russell Wilson's backup in 2017, will work alongside offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, who was Davis' coordinator during his most successful year as a player, the 2014 season in which he started eight games for the St. Louis Rams, where he threw for 12 touchdowns and nine interceptions while completing 63.4 percent of his passes. Davis spent the 2018 season with the Tennessee Titans.
He started 10 of 16 career games played for St. Louis, Cleveland, Denver, Seattle and Tennessee, completing 236 of 378 passes for 2,548 yards, with 13 touchdowns and 12 interceptions.
He was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 2012 MLB Draft in the 31st round. His brother, Bo, played for the San Diego Padres.