The Eagles’ head athletic trainer for 23 years, Otho
Davis was a five-time recipient of the National Athletic
Trainers Association’s “Professional Trainer of the Year”
award. He was also a member of the Athletic Trainers
Hall of Fame. From 1971-89, he was the executive
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director of the NATA, an organization whose national
headquarters office building in Dallas is named in his
honor. A native of Elgin, Texas, Davis graduated from
Lamar and earned his master’s degree from Kent State.
He died on May, 2, 2000.
HALL OF FAME
HEAD TRAINER, 1973-95
EAGLES HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE: 1999