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60  Alvin Davis Jr.
Alvin Davis Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jesup, Ga.

High School:
Wayne County

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 273

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
3L


11/26/2011

FB vs. Tennessee, 112611

The University of Kentucky football team snapped a 26-game losing streaking to Tennessee by beating the Volunteers 10-7

* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013)

Has played end and tackle during his career ... Currently stationed at end ... Also has been a contributor on special teams ... Has played in 36 games.

2013 (Junior): Recorded eight tackles playing in all 12 games ... Spent most of his time on special teams ... Had four tackles in UK's win over Miami (Ohio) and three against Alabama State.

2012 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games ... Made six tackles, including two stops vs. WKU ... Got a quarterback sack at Florida ... Had a pass breakup.

2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games, most coming on special teams ... Made one tackle.

2010 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Special Forces Scout Team Player of the Week for the South Carolina game.

High School: Defensive end prospect best known for his athleticism ... Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash ... Played as a standup defensive end/outside linebacker at Wayne County HS ... Also saw action as a tight end ... Projects to play on the defensive side of the ball as a collegian ... All-region as a junior and senior ... Made over 100 tackles as a senior ... Collected nearly 100 tackles as a junior ... The nation's No. 134 defensive end by Scout.com ... Coached by Mark Daniel ... "Alvin has size, range and long arms and legs," Daniel said. "He also has very good agility for a player with his height. He has a good frame and the potential to add a lot of strength in college. He's also very aggressive and loves contact." ... Also a standout basketball player, earning all-region honors ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Graduated with honors.

Personal: Born in Fellsmere, Fla. ... Son of Alvin Davis Sr. and Arrika Davis ... Alvin Jr. is a cousin of Mardy Gilyard, who played at the University of Cincinnati and with the NFL's St. Louis Rams, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets ... Major is kinesiology and exercise science.

Community Cats: Helped with Christian Appalachian Project for Pike County (2010) and the Big Blue U Move-In (2011, `12) ... Participated in an event with the Special Olympics (2013).

Alvin Says ... I couldn't live without my: family ... If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Jesus/grandmother ... My game-day superstition is: wearing a charm I got to remember a special person ... Something people might not know about me is: my family originated from Haiti ... My hidden talent is: hunting.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium