Al Davis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Al Davis brings new attitude to Mizzou defensive line

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Whether it was a temporary promotion or an audition, when Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz thrust Al Davis into a new role midway through last season, the young staffer knew what he had to do. Everywhere he’s coached defensive linemen, from the high school level to the...
New Jersey Globe

The O’Toole Chronicles: Al Davis and the ‘Just Win, Baby’ attitude

Al Davis was owner of the Raiders, an NFL football team. They were originally the Oakland Raiders, then the Los Angeles Raiders, then the Oakland Raiders, and are now the Las Vegas Raiders. Anyone who followed football in the 80s (or watched the news) marveled at how fearless Al Davis was in pursuing his goal of controlling his team’s destiny. This winning power move by Al Davis eventually opened the doors for all NFL franchises to move about as the market dictated.

Missouri football hires Al Davis, Kevin Peoples as defensive line coaches

Missouri head coach Eliah Drinkwitz announced two changes to his coaching staff for the 2022 season on Friday. Al Davis will coach the interior defensive line for the Tigers, while former Indiana assistant Kevin Peoples will coach the edge defensive line. Davis is entering his second season at Missouri. After...
Kansas City Star

Mizzou Tigers football announces Al Davis and Kevin Peoples as defensive line coaches

Missouri Tigers football coach Eliah Drinkwitz announced changes to his staff for the 2022 season on Friday afternoon. Al Davis, who stepped in as defensive line coach midway through last season, will be in charge of the interior defensive line. Kevin Peoples, who served as Indiana’s defensive line coach for the past two seasons, joins Mizzou as an assistant coach for the edge defensive line.

Las Vegas tourism CEO to light Al Davis Torch at Raiders game

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Steve Hill, the president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, will light the Al Davis Memorial Torch for the Raiders' home game this Sunday. The team says Hill was a crucial part of their relocation to Southern Nevada, crediting him for his...
Boonville Daily News

Mizzou's Al Davis brings 'trench mob' mentality to improve Tigers D-line

Missouri's defense was in disarray through five games, especially up front. Midway through the season, Missouri ranked near the bottom of the FBS in total rushing yards allowed, rushing yards allowed per game and yards allowed per rush attempt. The breaking point came after Missouri's deflating 38-point loss to Tennessee...

Raiders fan dressed as Al Davis goes viral

The fan had the outfit perfectly to honor the late Raiders owner. From the sunglasses to the glasses chain to the turtleneck, sweater and jewelry, the fan nailed it. Davis was the owner and general manager of the Raiders from 1972 until his death in 2011 at the age of 82. He began his association with the franchise in 1963, when he became the team’s head coach. His son Mark now runs the franchise.