Talented offensive lineman who will be competing for starting spot ... versatile lineman who can play guard and center ... was a freshman “red shirt” in 2009 ... has very good size and strength ... hard worker with plenty of potential ... very athletic for his size ... smart player who had a great spring.
2011 SEASON: Appeared in 11 games at guard and center ... made six starts ... starter at left guard five times ... made first career start at center in FCS playoff game against Lehigh due to injury to Doug Shaw ... key blocker for Tigers’ offense that rushed for 229.9 yards per game ... starter at guard against Morgan State, Villanova, Maryland, Richmond and Rhode Island.
2010 SEASON: Played in eight games at left guard and center ... started five of last six games at left guard due to injury to Dan Hurley ... made first career start against James Madison and did well.
AT CLOVER HILL H.S: Three-year starter at Clover Hill ... named first team All-District at offensive tackle and defensive end for Coach Sean O’Hare ... earned second team All-Region honors ... named second team All-Metro ... led the Cavaliers with 51 tackles and three sacks ... helped team post an 8-2 record as a senior ... member of Cavalier team that was 9-1 in 2006 and won the Dominion District title ... member of the Cavaliers’ track and field team ... finished as Virginia state runner-up in the shot put in 2009.
PERSONAL: Career goal is to work in public relations ... lists parents as the people he admires most ... avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers ... favorite actor is Will Smith ... lists Kanye West as favorite musician ... enjoys dining at Chipotle ... cousin, Marcus Davis, played football at Virginia in the 1990’s ... father works in sales and service for pest control company ... mother is a registered nurse ... son of Anthony Davis, Sr. and Karen Davis ... born on August 17, 1991 in Chesterfield, Va. ... major is communication studies.