Cody Davis

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Cody Davis
No. 35 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position: Free safety
Personal information
Born: (1989-06-06) June 6, 1989 (age 29)
Stephenville, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 203 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Stephenville (TX)
College: Texas Tech
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-Big 12 (2011, 2012)
  • First-team Phil Steele Freshman All-American (2009)
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles: 59
Pass deflections: 7
Interceptions: 2
Fumble recoveries: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Cody Davis (born June 6, 1989) is an American football safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Rams in 2013. He played college football at Texas Tech.

Early years[edit]

Davis attended Stephenville High School in Stephenville, Texas, and he helped lead school to a combined 33-5 record during his three years as a starter in the defensive backfield. He was named an Associated Press Class 4A Second-team All-state selection, and was voted the District 8-4A Defensive MVP after a senior season. That year, he made 109 tackles, (five for losses), 11 pass breakups and four forced fumbles. As a junior, he was a First-team Class 4A All-State pick by both the AP and the Texas Sports Writers' Association as a junior in 2007, after making up 99 tackles, 21 pass break-ups, nine interceptions, seven forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.[1] He was inducted into the Stephenville High School Hall of Fame on September 26, 2014.[2]

College career[edit]

Davis attended and played collegiately at Texas Tech. As a senior in 2012, Davis was a 1st Team Capital One Academic All-American and was a Second-team All-Big 12 selection for the second consecutive season after making 84 solo tackles and 101 total tackles. He finished his Texas Tech career with 49 starts, including 22 consecutive starts at safety. As a junior in 2011, he was Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team) and led team in tackles (93) while making 72 solo tackles and 21 assisted tackles. In 2010 he was All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention) and an Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team) Davis made 87 total tackles and played in 13 games (13 starts) and was second on the team with 87 total tackles while tying for the team lead (Bront Bird) with 68 solo tackles. In 2009, he was a First-team Phil Steele Freshman All-America and a Second-team College Football News Freshman All-America. In 2008, he was a scout team member and was a redshirt.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 1 78 in
(1.88 m)
203 lb
(92 kg)
4.41 s 1.51 s 2.54 s 4.01 s 6.77 s 41 12 in
(1.05 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
15 reps x
All values from Texas Tech Pro Day[4]

St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Davis was signed as an undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Rams on April 27, 2013, after not being drafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He re-signed with the Rams on a two-year contract on March 9, 2016.[5]

On November 3, 2017, Davis was placed on injured reserve after suffering a thigh injury in Week 6.[6] He was activated off injured reserve to the active roster on December 29, 2017.[7]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On March 15, 2018, Davis signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Davis married his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Reeves, in April 2013.

Davis is a Christian and an active supporter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.[9]

Davis appeared as a contestant on the February 24, 2017 edition of CBS's The Price Is Right, during Celebrity Charity Week, playing with the help of Chris O'Donnell;[10] he was the last contestant selected from the audience to "come on down" and won $5,000 on the Punch a Bunch game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Tech bio Archived 2012-11-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-29. Retrieved 2014-04-17. 
  3. ^ Texas Tech bio Archived 2012-11-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ NFL Draftscout.com
  5. ^ Simmons, Myles (March 9, 2016). "Rams Re-Sign Barnes, Davis". TheRams.com. Retrieved March 13, 2016. 
  6. ^ Simmons, Myles (November 3, 2017). "Rams Place Cody Davis on IR". TheRams.com. 
  7. ^ Williams, Charean (December 30, 2017). "Rams activate Cody Davis from IR". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. 
  8. ^ Oehser, John (March 15, 2018). "OFFICIAL: Davis signs". Jaguars.com. 
  9. ^ "Cause & Effect: Cody Davis". The Players' Tribune. Retrieved February 24, 2017. 
  10. ^ Bain, Nate (January 26, 2017). "Come On Down: Cody Davis Attends The Price Is Right". therams.com. Retrieved January 3, 2018. 

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