Andra Davis, a former NFL linebacker who spent one season with the Denver Broncos, finds himself in hot water for physically assaulting the Regis Jesuit High School (Co.) Girls Division athletic director last week, the Aurora Sentinel reported.
The incident occurred after Wednesday’s matchup between Grandview High School and Regis Jesuit. Davis confronted AD John Koslosky, who’s also an assistant coach, as the team made its way to the locker room. Stemming from a “fracas” that his daughter, a forward, was involved in during the game, Davis struck Koslosky and inflicted injuries that required treatment at a local hospital.
Via the report:
Police had three off-duty officers working at the event, and additional patrollers were called to help with traffic flow and crowd control following the game, Longshore said.
The Regis Jesuit team won the game between the local rivals by 27 points.
In the waning moments of the game, with Regis Jesuit leading by 25 points, Alisha Davis punched a Raiders player in the throat after fouling out of the game. Moments after throwing the punch, Alisha ran off the court. She was later ejected.
Live-streamed video of the basketball game shows Koslosky briefly directed Alisha to the Grandview bench in an apparent effort to de-escalate the situation. After deliberation from referees, two technical fouls were assessed to Davis and the game continued.
While Andra Davis was not arrested at the scene nor is he currently facing criminal charges, the Aurora Police Department has opened an investigation into the matter.
Davis, 39, was a ten-year NFL veteran whose career spanned three clubs. He broke into the league as a 2002 fifth-round draft pick of the Cleveland Browns, for whom he played seven seasons. His best year came in 2003, when Davis notched 97 tackles, five sacks, six pass deflections, and two forced fumbles.
Davis signed a $3.3 million contract with the Broncos in 2009. In his one-and-done stint, he started 13 of 16 games at inside linebacker, notching 90 tackles and 3.5 sacks as Denver went 8-8 under then-coach Josh McDaniels. The team cut Davis the next offseason.
“It was definitely disheartening,” he said at the time, per the Denver Post. “But I’ve been in the game, this is my ninth year, and I’ve seen a lot of guys get that phone call and get that conversation. I have no ill-feelings towards the Broncos. I wish them the best.”
Davis wrapped his professional career in Buffalo, where he made seven starts and 55 tackles from 2010-11 before once again hitting the unemployment line. Davis failed to draw any league-wide interest following his release from the Bills. He never formally announced his retirement.