WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | Sports

43-Year-Old QB Leads Silverbacks

July 26, 2011

43-year-old quarterback Jamie Davis has helped the Virginia Silverbacks semi-pro football team get off to a 3-0 start this season.

Davis is a Charlottesville High School alum who has played professionally in Switzerland and Spain. This past Saturday, Davis threw for three touchdowns in the Silverbacks' 24-6 win over Fredericksburg.

Davis says he didn't think he would still be playing football at age 43, but the opportunity to play in front of family and friends was one he couldn't pass up.

"Two years ago, I retired from semi-pro (football)," said Davis. "But once we got this team together, I said I want to play one more year because it's here at home."

Davis and the Silverbacks will look to stay undefeated when they hit the road to take on the Richmond Ravens July 30th. The Silverbacks will return home on August 20th for a game with the Virginia Steelers.

The Silverbacks play all home games at Monticello High School. Tickets are $10. Find out more information about the team on its Facebook page.

Remaining 2011 Schedule

July 30 - @Richmond Ravens

August 6 - @Northern Neck Rivermen

August 13 - @Fredericksburg Falcons

August 20 - Virginia Steelers

August 27 - D.C. Falcons

September 10 - Northern Neck Rivermen

September 17 - Richmond Ravens

September 24 - BYE

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 126220238