Davis debuts with new team 

Published 6:18 am Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Emanuel Davis, former Manteo High School football, star began this year’s Canadian Football League season with a new team, the Calgary Stampeders.  

What must have made his debut sweeter was the Stampeders beat his former team the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 28-14 is the CFL season opener. Davis a starting defensive halfback recorded 8 tackles in the game. 

Davis spent five years with Hamilton before being cut last year. With the Ticats Davis played 61 games and recorded 191 tackles, 10 interceptions, six interceptions and a touchdown. He recorded back-to-back five interception seasons with the Ticats in 2015 and 2016.  

Last season he played most of the season hurt and was cut by Hamilton in February. 

He wasn’t out of work long. A week after he was released, the Stamps came calling.  

The veteran D-back has the reputation as a hard-working player who gets the job done. Davis has said his goal is to help bring the championship Grey Cup home to Calgary.