Another UAB defensive lineman who played early in his true freshman season ... after seeing action inside on defensive front his first two seasons, Davis saw duty primarily at defensive end during spring drills, 2009, and has remained on outside ... listed as No. 2 at DE entering fall practice ... enters his senior season with 31 career starts for the Blazers.
2009: Started all 12 games at defensive end for the Blazers ... finished season with 18 tackles, including 5.5 tackles for loss (for minus 20 yards) ... also recorded one sack (vs. Southern Miss) during season ... had three QB hurries ... registered season-high three tackles vs. Memphis ... had a pair of tackles for loss in game against SMU.
2008: Played in 10 games for the Blazers, starting nine of those at nose ... finished with nine tackles ... had a tackle for loss against Memphis and Houston ... registered a pair of tackles against South Carolina and Southern Miss.
2007: Played in all 12 games as freshman and started 10 of those, including final nine of the season ... finished year with 25 total tackles ... also contributed 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack (vs. Alcorn State) ... caused one fumble (vs. Florida State) ... recorded season-high five tackles with four solo hits against Florida State ... also registered three tackles against Conference USA foes Southern Miss and Memphis.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Apopka High ... named All-Metro Conference and All-Central Florida as a senior ... his team was 9-3 his senior season, including 5-0 mark in conference play ... was a member of a defense that helped Blue Darters outscore their opponents by 169 total points for the year ... totaled 59 tackles as senior ... also had 15 tackles for loss ... registered eight sacks while recording three QB hurries ... captain of team his senior season ... coached by Rick Darlington.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 3, 1989 at Orlando, Fla. ... son of Tarsha and Tim Davis ... major is philosophy.