Marcus Davis (American football)
|No. 81 Saskatchewan Roughriders|
|Date of birth:||December 21, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Virginia Beach, Virginia|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||232 lb (105 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
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.
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. He was ranked as the 9th best prospect in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times. He was ranked as the 112th best wide receiver prospect in the country by SuperPrep.
In his Freshman year, He only recorded 5 receptions, 125 receiving yards along with one receiving touchdown.
In his Sophomore year, He had 19 receptions, 239 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns.
In his Junior year, He had 30 receptions, 510 receiving yards and 5 receiving touchdowns.
In his Senior year, He had a career-high 51 receptions, 953 receiving yards and 5 receiving touchdowns. On December 5, 2012, He was selected as an 2012 Coaches All-ACC Honorable Mention following the season.
Currently a wide receiver for the saskatchewan roughriders.
2013 NFL Combine
|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 |
New York Giants
New York Jets
On May 15, 2013, He was claimed off waivers by New York Jets. He was waived on August 4, 2013. Upon clearing waivers, he was placed on the Jets' injured reserve list. Davis was released with an injury settlement on August 23, 2013.
Kansas City Chiefs
Marcus Davis signed to a deal with the Kansas City Chiefs during the offseason.
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