J.W. “Wobble” Davidson


College Football Career

University of Mississisippi (1939-1942)

• Football team co-captain (’41)

• Assistant football coach (’42)

 

Football Coaching Career (1945-1968)

• Served as assistant coach, freshman team coach, athletic dorm supervisor

• Founded M-Club scholarships for deserving children of M-Club members

 

Pro Football Scout (1968-1982)

 

Did You Know?

Upon being inducted into the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Davidson observed, “I don’t know if my inherent athletic ability warrants my selection, but I do feel I made a positive influence in aiding and assisting individuals in making their lives worthwhile. I really feel I was chosen due to the impact I hopefully made on our players as a coach. I fully believe one of my good qualities is that I was always consistent in helping young people . . . It seemed it was always my predestined role to make sure they got their degrees and to keep up with them in life after they left Ole Miss.”

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