Tim Davis, now in his third year at USC working with the offensive line, joined the Trojan staff in March of 2002. He handled the guards and centers in 2002, then took over the entire offensive line in 2003.
Offensive tackle Jacob Rogers was a consensus All-American first teamer in 2003 who won the Pac-10's Morris Trophy and was a NFL second round pick, while center Norm Katnik made the All-Pac-10 first team.
USC played in the 2003 Orange Bowl and 2004 Rose Bowl.
Davis, 46, came to USC after spending the previous 5 seasons (1997-2001) at Wisconsin in charge of the tight ends and offensive tackles. Badger tight end Mark Anelli was an All-Big Ten first teamer in 2001. Wisconsin played in the 1998 Outback Bowl, 1999 and 2000 Rose Bowls and 2000 Sun Bowl.
Davis began his coaching career at Wisconsin, working with the offensive line as a volunteer assistant in 1983 and 1986 and graduate assistant in 1984 and 1985. The Badgers appeared in the 1984 Hall of Fame Bowl.
He then coached a season each at Arizona (as the offensive line graduate assistant in 1987), Walla Walla (Wash.) Community College (as the offensive coordinator in 1988) and Idaho State (handling the offensive line in 1989).
He then was the offensive line coach at Utah for 7 seasons (1990-96). Ute center Lance Scott was a 2-time All-Western Athletic Conference pick, while tackle Anthony Brown also made All-WAC and tackle Barry Sims plays for the Oakland Raiders. Utah played in the 1992 and 1996 Copper Bowls and 1993 and 1994 Freedom Bowls (USC beat the Utes in the 1993 Freedom Bowl).
He was a 3-year (1978-80) letterman as an offensive tackle at Utah. He earned his bachelor's degree in physical education from Utah in 1982. In 1986, he earned a master's degree in higher education from Wisconsin.
He played professionally in 1981 with the CFL's Hamilton Tiger Cats and in 1983 with the USFL's Los Angeles Express.
He starred in football and track at Castro Valley (Calif.) HS. He then played offensive tackle at Chabot Junior College in Hayward (Calif.) for 2 seasons (1976-77).
Davis was born June 17, 1958. He and his wife, Janice, have a son, Nick, 8, and a daughter, Mary Rose, 4.
BIRTHDAY: June 17, 1958