Marcus Davenport

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Marcus Davenport
No. 92 – New Orleans Saints
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1996-09-04) September 4, 1996 (age 22)
San Antonio, Texas
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:265 lb (120 kg)
Career information
High school:John Paul Stevens
(San Antonio, Texas)
College:UTSA
NFL Draft:2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:21
Sacks:4.5
Pass deflections:2
Forced fumbles:1
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Marcus Davenport (born September 4, 1996) is an American football defensive end for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UTSA. He was drafted by the Saints in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Davenport attended John Paul Stevens High School in San Antonio, Texas, where he played high school football.[1] Barely recruited out of high school, he chose to play college football at University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) over UNLV.[2]

College career[edit]

Davenport played at UTSA from 2014 to 2017.[3][4] As a senior in 2017, he was the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year after recording 55 tackles and 8.5 sacks.[5] During his career, he had 185 tackles and 21.5 sacks.[6]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Marcus Davenport
Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Year School Conf Class Pos G Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
2014 UTSA CUSA FR DE 8 5 9 14 2.5 2.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 UTSA CUSA SO DE 11 30 19 49 7.5 4.0 0 0 0 3 0 2
2016 UTSA CUSA JR DE 13 30 37 67 10.0 6.5 0 0 0 1 1 1
2017 UTSA CUSA SR DE 11 30 25 55 17.5 8.5 0 0 0 4 1 1 3
Career UTSA 95 90 185 37.5 21.5 0 0 0 8 2 1 6

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 5 34 in
(1.97 m)
264 lb
(120 kg)
33 58 in
(0.85 m)
9 18 in
(0.23 m)
4.58 s 1.62 s 2.67 s 4.41 s 7.20 s 33 12 in
(0.85 m)
10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m)
22 reps
All values from NFL Draft[7][8]

2018[edit]

Davenport was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the first round (14th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft.[9] He was the second defensive end to be selected that year, behind only Bradley Chubb.[10] The pick used to select Davenport was acquired from the Green Bay Packers. On May 10, 2018, Davenport signed his rookie contract with the Saints.[11] On June 11, 2018, it was reported that Davenport injured his thumb and that it would require surgery.[12] In Week 3, against the Atlanta Falcons, Davenport recorded his first career sack in the victory.[13] In Week 8, against the Minnesota Vikings, he recorded a two-sack performance in the victory.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erickson, Joel. "Small-school prospects like Dallas Goedert, Marcus Davenport looking to make big splash in draft". The Advocate. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  2. ^ Briggs, Jerry (February 5, 2014). "UTSA signee Marcus Davenport says, 'It's time to get to work'". My Sanantonio. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  3. ^ Griffin, Tim (October 20, 2016). "Growing Davenport blossoming in role as UTSA's defensive leader". My Sanantonio. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  4. ^ Trapasso, Chris (November 16, 2017). "2018 NFL Draft: UTSA pass rusher Marcus Davenport has enormous NFL potential". CBS Sports. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  5. ^ Whisler, John (December 6, 2017). "Davenport chosen C-USA's Defensive Player of the Year". SF Gate. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  6. ^ "Marcus Davenport College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  7. ^ "NFL Draft Prospect Profile - Marcus Davenport". nfl.com. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "Texas-San Antonio DE Marcus Davenport : 2018 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved May 12, 2018.
  9. ^ Sessler, Marc (April 26, 2018). "Saints trade up to No. 14 to draft Marcus Davenport". NFL.com.
  10. ^ "2018 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  11. ^ "New Orleans Saints sign six draft picks". NewOrleansSaints.com. May 10, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  12. ^ Patra, Kevin (June 11, 2018). "Saints DE Marcus Davenport to undergo thumb surgery". NFL.com. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  13. ^ "Marcus Davenport logs first career sack vs. Atlanta Falcons". USA Today. September 23, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  14. ^ "Saints' Marcus Davenport: Two sacks in Week 8". CBSSports.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.

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