Parents: Former Oklahoma QB had pilot's license

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Posted: Mar 18, 2013 3:11 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The parents of former Oklahoma quarterback Steve Davis say their son had a pilot's license.

Jim and Patsy Davis of Sallisaw, Okla., said Monday their 60-year-old son was one of two people killed Sunday when a small aircraft smashed into three homes in northern Indiana.

They said Davis, Oklahoma's starting quarterback when it won back-to-back national titles in the 1970s, had a pilot's license and started learning to fly before he attended college.

The St. Joseph County Coroner said 58-year-old Wesley Caves also died in the crash in South Bend, Ind. The Davises say their son and Caves were good friends.

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Steve Davis' pastor in Tulsa said earlier Monday that he relished any opportunity he could to get up in the air.