Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis


Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
Peachtree Ridge

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 193

Running Back

-Played in one game (11/20 at Tulane)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009): Appeared in two games and was sixth on the team in net rushing yards (44)...Rushed three times for 10 yards at Rice (Oct. 24)...Most productive game of the season was vs. Tulane (Nov. 21) where he rushed for 34 yards on eight carries.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008): Averaged 10-plus all-purpose yards per game ... Played in his first collegiate contest as a Knight vs. South Carolina State (Aug. 30) with two rushes for seven yards ... Rushed for five yards and caught his first-career reception vs. Boston College (Sept. 20) ... Posted an impressive 41-yard rushing performance vs. UTEP (Sept. 27) including a season-long 37-yard scamper ... Ran for 15 yards vs. Tulsa (Oct. 26) ... Received 10 rushing carries vs. Memphis (Nov. 22).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters at Peachtree Ridge High School ... Owns the school's all-time record for rushing yards with more than 5,000 in his career ... Distinguished as a preseason All-American by the U.S. Army, Gatorade, CBS College Sports and Max Emfinger prior to his senior season ... A s a senior, rushed for 1,097 yards and 11 touchdowns and earned all-state honors for the third time in his career ... Following his senior campaign, was named to the Gwinett County Super 6 and Super 11 teams as well as the Atlanta Journal Constitution Super 20 team ... In helping lead his team to the 5A state title as a junior, rushed for 1,385 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Was a first team All-state, All-region and All-county honoree as a junior, when he rushed for a school-record 327 yards in the first round of the state playoffs ... Earned second-team All-State honors as sophomore when he rushed for 1,140 yards ... Rushed for a career-high 1,730 yards as a freshman ... Ranked as the No. 24 all-purpose back in the country by Rivals.com and as the No. 42 running back prospect by ESPN.com ... Received 27 scholarship offers from NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision schools, including the likes of Boston College, California, Clemson, Michigan, Ole Miss, South Carolina and USF.

PERSONAL: Davis is the son of Adrian and Donna Davis ... Has two older brothers currently playing Division I football, including one in Conference USA ... Phillip Davis will be entering his sophomore season as a defensive back at Tulane, while the oldest of the Davis brothers, Jason, will be a senior running back at Georgia Tech this fall. PEACHTREE RIDGE HEAD COACH BILL BALLARD ON BRANDON DAVIS: "Brandon is a real good football player. He is a conscientious kid that is a hard worker. He is the leading rusher in the history of our school and had an outstanding career here. Brandon's strengths as a running back are that he has great vision and quick feet. He hits the hole going down hill and knows when to make the right cuts."

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