Jeff Davis is a career journalist and lifelong Chicagoan. A graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Davis served nearly 4 years as a junior officer in the US Navy before returning home and breaking into broadcast journalism amid the tumult and shouting of the wildest year ever: 1968. Davis wrote and produced news, sports, and documentaries and contributed reports to NBC Sports and the Today show. He has been cited for excellence in journalism, receiving Associated Press and UPI awards, and has been honored with five Emmys for television production. He is the author of critically acclaimed biographies of George Halas and Pete Rozelle. He lives in Evanston, IL.