Falcons defensive end Chauncy Davis hosted a special field day event for more than 300 students at Coan Middle School in Atlanta last Thursday.
The physical fitness event was sponsored by The Chauncey Davis Foundation. Nike, DTLR and Cardio Kids. The was to encourage the youth to stay physically active.
“We know the best ways to combat diabetes and childhood obesity is through diet and exercise,” said Davis, whose mother lost her leg due to complications associated with diabetes. “There is no better gift I can think of than the gift of life through promoting healthy lifestyles and exercise year round. Whether it’s running, playing basketball or jumping rope, there is always an easy way for kids to stay active.”
Davis is expected to be on hand with the Falcons start their organized team activities on Tuesday.
Davis, in a reserve role in the Falcons defensive line rotation, finished last season with 25 tackles, 1 sack, four tackles for losses, two quarterback hurries, one pass defensed and one forced fumble.