Marcus Davis (American football)

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Marcus Davis
No. 81 Saskatchewan Roughriders
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-12-21) December 21, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
College: Virginia Tech
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: --
Receiving yards: --
Receiving TDs: --
Player stats at

Marcus Darnell Davis (born December 21, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Giants in 2013. He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Early years[edit]

He attended Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was named first-team All-Tidewater as a quarterback by The Virginian Pilot and also was selected to the First-team All-Beach District.[1] He was ranked as the 9th best prospect in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times.[1] He was ranked as the 112th best wide receiver prospect in the country by SuperPrep.[1]

College career[edit]

Virginia Tech[edit]

Freshman season[edit]

In his Freshman year, He only recorded 5 receptions, 125 receiving yards along with one receiving touchdown.[2]

Sophomore season[edit]

In his Sophomore year, He had 19 receptions, 239 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns.[2]

Junior season[edit]

In his Junior year, He had 30 receptions, 510 receiving yards and 5 receiving touchdowns.[2]

Senior season[edit]

In his Senior year, He had a career-high 51 receptions, 953 receiving yards and 5 receiving touchdowns.[2] On December 5, 2012, He was selected as an 2012 Coaches All-ACC Honorable Mention following the season.[3][4]

Professional career[edit]

Currently a wide receiver for the saskatchewan roughriders.

2013 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 3 in 233 lb 32 3/4 in 10 1/4 in 4.56 s 7.15 s 39.5 in 120 ft 0 in 19 reps
All values from the NFL Combine [5]

New York Giants[edit]

On April 27, 2013, He signed with the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent following the 2013 NFL Draft.[6]

New York Jets[edit]

On May 15, 2013, He was claimed off waivers by New York Jets.[7] He was waived on August 4, 2013.[8] Upon clearing waivers, he was placed on the Jets' injured reserve list.[9] Davis was released with an injury settlement on August 23, 2013.[10]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Marcus Davis signed to a deal with the Kansas City Chiefs during the offseason.


  1. ^ a b c "Virginia Tech Hokies Profile". 
  2. ^ a b c d "Marcus Davis College Statistics". 
  3. ^ "ACC Announces First Coaches All-ACC Football Team". Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Uzzi named to first-ever coaches All-ACC team". Retrieved December 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ Marcus Davis NFL Combine profile
  6. ^ "Receiver Marcus Davis signs FA deal with Giants". Retrieved April 28, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Jets claim Marcus Davis off waivers from Giants". Retrieved May 15, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Transactions". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  9. ^ Fensom, Michael (7 August 2013). "Jets release Vidal Hazelton". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 7 August 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  10. ^ Lange, Randy (23 August 2013). "Santonio Holmes Moves from PUP to Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 23 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 

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