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Chris Davis (cornerback)

Chris Davis Jr.
Free agent
Position: Cornerback / kickoff returner
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-11-04) November 4, 1990
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Birmingham (AL) Woodlawn
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
Roster status: Injured
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Tackles: 15
Sacks: 0.0
Pass deflections: 1
Interceptions: 0
Forced fumbles: 1
Kick return yards: 476
Stats at NFL.com

Chris Davis Jr. (born November 4, 1990) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Auburn and was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

High school

Davis attended Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama. As a senior, he had 134 carries for 877 yards (6.5 ypc), eight catches for 185 yards, 472 kickoff return yards and 48 punt return yards. Defensively, he had 23 tackles and three pass breakups.

He was considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.[1]

College career

Davis was involved in the 2013 Iron Bowl referred to as Kick Six. With one second left on the clock and the score tied at 28, Alabama placekicker Adam Griffith's 57-yard game winning field goal attempt was missed and caught by Davis, who returned it 109 yards for a game-winning touchdown.[2][3]

Davis was named an All-American by the Sporting News in 2013.[4][5]

As a senior in 2013, Davis was a first-team All-SEC selection.[6]

Professional career

San Diego Chargers

Despite being projected as a 4th-5th round pick,[7] Davis went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. However, he was signed by the San Diego Chargers on May 10, 2014.[8]Chris Davis spent most of the year returning kicks averaging 25.1 yards per return. He ended the year with 15 tackles, a pass defend, and a force fumble. On September 1, 2015 the Chargers released Davis.

References

  1. ^ Chris Davis - Yahoo Sports
  2. ^ Auburn Returned Alabama's Missed Field Goal For A Touchdown On Final Play For Iron Bowl Win (VIDEO)
  3. ^ Chris Davis returns missed field goal for TD as No. 4 Auburn stuns No. 1 Alabama
  4. ^ TRE MASON, CHRIS DAVIS ALL-AMERICANS BY SPORTING NEWS
  5. ^ Auburn's Tre Mason, Chris Davis named All-American by Sporting News; Gus Malzahn co-Coach of the Year
  6. ^
  7. ^ NFL Draft Scout Profile
  8. ^

External links

  • San Diego Chargers profile
  • Auburn profile
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