Florida State 33, Virginia 0 - November 4, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
Senior Year (2006):AFCA All-American, Walter Camp and Sporting News second team All-American, Rivals.com third team All-American, honorable mention SI.com All-American, AP All-ACC first team selection, ESPN.com All-ACC and Rivals.com All-ACC first team...started all 12 games this season at middle linebacker and finished the regular season 37th in the nation in total tackles...enters the Emerald Bowl as FSU's starter at middle linebacker...recorded six or more tackles in every game this season and registered double digit tackles in three games...finished the regular-season with a single season-best 102 tackles, more than any Seminole recorded last season...has 258 career tackles, 25.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks in 48 career starts...twice named the ACC Player of the Week for his position.
At Florida State: An All-America candidate at linebacker who enters his senior season as the team's top returning tackler and unquestionable leader of the defense...has started 24 consecutive games for the Seminoles dating back to 2004 and will again open the season as the starter in the middle of coordinator Mickey Andrews' defense...was given the defense's Leadership Award by the coaching staff at the conclusion of the 2006 spring practice after being the only senior to fully participate on defense.
Junior Year (2005): Set career-highs for tackles, tackles for loss and sacks as a member of one of the most feared linebacking corps in the nation...tied for seventh in the ACC and finished second on the team with 91 total tackles...placed fourth on the defense with 38 solo stops...career-high 10.5 tackles for loss were tops among linebackers and were good for third-best on the team behind defensive end Kamerion Wimbley (11) and All-American noseguard Brodrick Bunkley (25)...had at least one tackle for loss in nine games...recorded double-digit tackles in six different games including four of the last five...led the defense in tackles in the final four games of the season (Clemson, Florida, Virginia Tech, Penn State)....career-high 13 stops came against NC State...had sacks in back-to-back games in wins over Boston College and Syracuse...tied with safety Pat Watkins for a team-high ten tackles in the season finale Orange Bowl against Penn State.
Sophomore Year (2004): Totaled 60 tackles on the season which ranked fourth on the team...recorded 11 tackles in FSU's win over North Carolina...had at least one tackle for loss in seven games...had a big game coming off the bench at Miami with seven tackles, one tackle for loss, a QB hurry and a pass break-up...credited with four tackles and a half tackle for loss in the Gator Bowl win over West Virginia...was named the most improved linebacker in the spring.
Freshman Year (2003): Saw limited playing time as a reserve at linebacker...backed up Allen Augustin and Sam McGrew at middle linebacker...recorded five tackles (four solo) on the season while playing in seven games...recorded one tackle in games against UNC, Colorado, Duke, Notre Dame and Clemson.
2002: Redshirted along with most of his signing class.
High School: Regarded as a top 10 linebacker nationally in numerous publications...ranked as the nation's No. 5 linebacker by Rivals100.com ...selected to the PrepStar Dream Team...earned USA Today first team All-American honors...TheInsiders.com ranked Davis as the nation's No. 8 linebacker prospect...ranked ninth-best linebacker in the nation by SchoolSports...ranked in the top 100 players nationally on several lists, including SuperPrep, Student Sports 100, and Tom Lemming's top 100...named to the SuperPrep All-America team...Florida Kids rated Davis as the No. 1 linebacker in Florida... ranked 30th prospect over-all in Florida by Florida Kids...earned a perfect 7.50 rating in Max Emfinger's Top 200...had over 140 tackles as senior...closed out his career with nearly 400 career tackles...recorded 101 solo stops and forced seven fumbles as a junior...selected Florida State over Nebraska, Ohio State, Tennessee and Syracuse.
Personal: Majoring in social science...born October 20, 1983.