Panthers Linebacker Thomas Davis Nominee for Award - myfoxcarolinas.com

Panthers Linebacker Thomas Davis Nominee for Award

Posted: Updated:
  • Kacie HollinsMore>>

  • Kacie Hollins

    Kacie Hollins

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:40:16 GMT
    I got so sick of the Canadian cold, I moved down to Charlotte just to avoid the snow. And of course to join the My Fox Carolinas family as a Digital Journalist. I grew up in Calgary (think the Houston of Canada) and after graduating from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Journalism, I moved to Toronto to cover sports; which in Canada means hockey.
    I got so sick of the Canadian cold, I moved down to Charlotte just to avoid the snow. And of course to join the My Fox Carolinas family as a Digital Journalist. I grew up in Calgary (think the Houston of Canada) and after graduating from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Journalism, I moved to Toronto to cover sports; which in Canada means hockey.
  • Latest Reports re: Rice Video Could Mean Legal Trouble for NFL

    Latest Reports re: Rice Video Could Mean Legal Trouble for NFL

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:39:17 GMT
    If Wednesday's reports are true, it would mean Roger Goodell handed Ray Rice a two-game suspension after seeing the graphic video of his assault on Palmer. In light of this and other rumors and reports that continue to swirl, the league announced late Wednesday that former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct an independent investigation into the league's handling of Ray Rice.
    If Wednesday's reports are true, it would mean Roger Goodell handed Ray Rice a two-game suspension after seeing the graphic video of his assault on Palmer. In light of this and other rumors and reports that continue to swirl, the league announced late Wednesday that former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct an independent investigation into the league's handling of Ray Rice.

  • Panthers Owner Richardson Gets Emotional Addressing Domestic Violence

    Panthers Owner Richardson Gets Emotional Addressing Domestic Violence

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-09-11 00:58:48 GMT
    Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson broke down into tears as he accepted the Echo Foundation's 'Award Against Indifference'. After a brief acceptance speech, Richardson paused before saying he would be remiss if he didn't address something that is currently deeply effecting his sport -- domestic violence.
    Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson broke down into tears as he accepted the Echo Foundation's 'Award Against Indifference'. After a brief acceptance speech, Richardson addressed domestic violence.

  • Amanda O'HaraMore>>

  • Amanda O’Hara

    Amanda O’Hara

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:12:45 GMT
    I'm a digital journalist from Charlotte, North Carolina. I was in the United States Air Force for seven and a half years. I was a JAG paralegal in the Air Force, but still wanted to pursue my love of television broadcasting. 
    I'm a digital journalist from Charlotte, North Carolina. I was in the United States Air Force for seven and a half years. I was a JAG paralegal in the Air Force, but still wanted to pursue my love of television broadcasting. 
  • Trending in Hollywood

    Trending in Hollywood

    Friday, September 12 2014 10:48 PM EDT2014-09-13 02:48:24 GMT
    George Clooney wedding watch is underway and which "Glee" star is moving in with her boyfriend after just four months of dating? Amanda O'Hara has what's trending in Hollywood.
    George Clooney wedding watch is underway and which "Glee" star is moving in with her boyfriend after just four months of dating? Amanda O'Hara has what's trending in Hollywood.
  • "Purple Stride" Raises More Than $154,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Research

    "Purple Stride" Raises More Than $154,000 for Pancreatic Cancer Research

    Saturday, September 6 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-09-06 16:07:19 GMT
    Hundreds of people walked the streets of uptown Charlotte Saturday morning as part of "Purple Stride."The "Purple Stride" walk/run raised more than $154,000 to go towards pancreatic cancer research and for patients.
    Hundreds of people walked the streets of uptown Charlotte Saturday morning as part of "Purple Stride."The "Purple Stride" walk/run raised more than $154,000 to go towards pancreatic cancer research and for patients.
Charlotte, NC - Carolina Panthers' linebacker Thomas Davis is not only making a difference on the field, but off the field as well.

The linebacker is up for "Most Valuable Philanthropist" in the 2014 Sports Category. It is part of  "All Stars of Giving."

Davis founded "Defending Dreams" with his wife, Kelly.  The foundation strives to teach kids through academic programs and sports programs.  Davis hosts a free football camp for kids.  The program is designed to teach kids about teamwork, leadership, and various skills to help them reach their goals.

Giving back to the community is important to Davis and his wife Kelly for many reasons. The inspiration to start his foundation came from his own childhood, during which he didn't have the opportunities he's trying to provide kids with now.

Davis grew up in Georgia, and his wife is from South Carolina. Combine that with the fact that Davis has played all nine seasons of his NFL career in Charlotte, and it's easy to see why he feels compelled to help these communities.

Currently, Davis is in 2nd place for the 'MVP' award. Fans can vote three times a day until May 15th.

To vote for Davis or others, visit: https://givkwik.com/campaigns/2014-asu
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Elon Poll: Kay Hagan Pulls Ahead Of Thom Tillis

    Elon Poll: Kay Hagan Pulls Ahead Of Thom Tillis

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:45:37 GMT
    With 50 days until Election Day, Speaker of the North Carolina House Thom Tillis is playing catch-up to incumbent Senator Kay Hagan.According to the latest Elon University Poll, Hagan leads Tillis by a 45-41 margin among likely voters. 
    With 50 days until Election Day, Speaker of the North Carolina House Thom Tillis is playing catch-up to incumbent Senator Kay Hagan.According to the latest Elon University Poll, Hagan leads Tillis by a 45-41 margin among likely voters. 
  • Panthers Undecided if Greg Hardy Will Play Sunday against Steelers

    Panthers Undecided if Greg Hardy Will Play Sunday against Steelers

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:13:41 GMT
    Coach Ron Rivera said Hardy's situation was becoming a distraction.
    Coach Ron Rivera said Hardy's situation was becoming a distraction.
  • Thousands Experiencing Low Or No Water Pressure In Southeast Meck. County

    Thousands Experiencing Low Or No Water Pressure In Southeast Meck. County

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:36:52 GMT
    LOW WATER PRESSURE LIKELY IN SOUTHEAST MECKLENBURG COUNTY
    LOW WATER PRESSURE LIKELY IN SOUTHEAST MECKLENBURG COUNTY
Powered by WorldNow

WJZY FOX 46
3501 Performance Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28214
Main Number: (704) 398-0046

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices