Biography: Four-year starter awarded all-conference honors after his senior and junior campaigns. Totals last year included 62 tackles/1 interception/7 pass breakups after he had 54/1/9 the prior year. Totaled a career-best 69 tackles as a sophomore.
Positives: Skilled cornerback coming off a disappointing senior season. Physical and aggressive, quick up the field to defend the run and works hard to get a hand in and deflect away passes. Plays with suddenness, shows a burst to the action and quickly drives to the ball out of his plant. Wraps up when tackling. Displays solid recognition of routes in zone coverage. Effectively reads receivers? eyes and gets his head back around to defend the pass. Solid footwork in reverse.
Negatives: Does not consistently take proper angles to the action. Displayed marginal instincts as a senior. Interception totals have decreased every season since his freshman campaign.
Analysis: Davis was highly rated coming into the 2011 season but played below expectations, and now questions have been raised about his next level ability. He possesses the size and speed for the NFL but must quickly elevate his game this summer.
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