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AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week – James Davis

AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week – James Davis

Dec. 1, 2008

James Davis, Football, Senior, Atlanta, GA

James Davis recorded three touchdowns against South Carolina, and the 47th, 48th and 49th of his career. It was the second game of the 2008 season in which Davis has scored three touchdowns, and the fifth of his career. Earlier this season, he had three touchdowns against South Carolina State. Davis is now just one touchdown behind Travis Zachery’s career record of 50 set between 1998-01. He already has the school record for rushing touchdowns with 47.

Davis finished the day with 91 rushing yards on 24 carries. He also had 17 yards receiving. For the season, Davis has 725 yards on 159 carries with 11 touchdowns. He has 3,855 rushing yards for his career, and needs only 112 yards rushing to break Raymond Priester’s career rushing record.

Davis finished his career with 85 carries for 377 yards against South Carolina, a 4.4 average. Davis made the 42nd start of his career against the Gamecocks on Saturday, tying Raymond Priester for the Clemson record for most starts by a running back.