Nick Davila completed his season as a coach with the Arizona Rattlers. This was his eighth season overall with the team. Prior to coaching the quarterbacks and wide receivers, Davila was the quarterback for the team for seven seasons.
In 2016, Davila earned the National Guard MVP of the Year award and first team All-Arena after leading the Rattlers to their 10th ArenaBowl in team history. He threw for 4,198 yards and 110 touchdowns and 11 interceptions that year.
In 2015 he completed 313-of-474 passes for 3,519 yards and 87 touchdowns with 10 interceptions in 14 starts for the Arizona Rattlers.
In 2014 he was named AFL MVP, Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Arena after throwing a franchise record 127 touchdowns in 18 games with the Arizona Rattlers. He became the first player in pro football history to throw at least 100 touchdown passes in five consecutive seasons, doing so in his first five years in the League and became the 10th man in pro football history to record at least 500 touchdown passes in a career. Nick earned ArenaBowl XXVII MVP honors after becoming the first starting quarterback in AFL history to win three consecutive ArenaBowl titles. He holds the career ArenaBowl records for completions (87), passing yards (1,156) and touchdowns (31).
In 2013, he was named second-team All-Arena with the Rattlers. Nick was selected for the Al Lucas AFL Pulse Player of the Year for his contributions on and off the field.
In 2012, he was selected second-team All-Arena after setting a single-season franchise record of 5,500 yards with the Rattlers. He also recorded a single-game franchise record 11 touchdown passes against the Utah Blaze on May 19, 2012. He was also named ArenaBowl XXV MVP after setting ArenaBowl records with a passer rating of 142.5 and completion percentage of 76.7 percent against the Philadelphia Soul, and tied the ArenaBowl record for touchdown passes with nine in ArenaBowl XXV.
In 2011, Davila was named National Guard MVP of the Year and second-team All-Arena after leading the league in pass efficiency (127.6) and ranking second in completion percentage (70.7) and pass completions (427) with the Rattlers. He led the Rattlers to their best regular-season record in the franchise’s 18-year history, notching 16 wins and 2 losses, returning to the Arena Bowl for the first time since 2004.
At Cincinnati, Davila completed nearly 59% of his passes (96/163) for 1,401 yards for 12 touchdowns and only five interceptions in his 12 collegiate games. He earned the BIG EAST Honor Roll and team Offensive Player of the Week honors, and was presented with the Glenn Sample Award for Community Service for his participation in the Locks of Love program his senior year.