Linebacker who enrolled in January 2015 … valuable contributor on special teams, primarily on the kickoff-coverage unit, his first three seasons … entered 2018 with 28 tackles, two tackles for loss and two quarterback pressures in 102 snaps over 39 games in his career … one of five Tigers to earn a national championship ring as a second-generation Tiger.
2018: Posted two tackles each in wins against Furman, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest … added one tackle in eight snaps vs. No. 16 NC State and one tackle in six snaps vs. Louisville … made two tackles vs. Duke … contributed a special teams stop vs. South Carolina.
2017: Had 13 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback pressure in 54 snaps over 13 games … had three tackles in five snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 … had five tackles and a tackle for loss in 25 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18 … had three tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss in 10 snaps at South Carolina on Nov. 25.
2016: Produced six tackles in 25 snaps (13 games) … played nine snaps against SC State, with a quarterback pressure … had two assists in seven snaps at Boston College … logged three snaps against Syracuse … notched special teams tackle in win over South Carolina, and again the following week versus Virginia Tech … had a first hit on kickoff coverage in the National Championship win over Alabama.
2015: Had nine tackles, including six on special teams, in 23 snaps over 13 games … logged six snaps and a tackle in the opener … logged three snaps at Miami, with a special teams tackle … posted kickoff coverage tackle at Syracuse … logged significant action against Wake Forest and responded with four tackles … had a special teams stop in the ACC Championship Game and Capital One Orange Bowl against Oklahoma.
Before Clemson: Originally signed with Clemson in 2014 … starting linebacker on the Daniel High School team that had a 14-1 record and played in the state championship game as a senior; one of the reasons Daniel held 10 teams to 10 points or less and posted five shutouts … had 86 tackles, 16 for loss, seven sacks, and a blocked punt as a senior … coached by Randy Robinson at Daniel High School … recruited by Chad Morris.
Personal: Brother of J.D. Davis; he became part of the first twin-brother combination at Clemson since Brandon and Byron Clear signed in February 2007 … son of Jeff Davis, a former Clemson All-America linebacker, 1981 National Championship team captain and College Football Hall of Famer … graduated Dec. 21, 2017 with a degree in marketing … born June 17, 1996.