Trevor Davis

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Trevor Davis
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Davis with the Green Bay Packers in 2017
No. 11 – Oakland Raiders
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1993-07-04) July 4, 1993 (age 26)
San Francisco, California
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:Alhambra (Martinez, California)
College:California
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 5 / Pick: 163
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2019
Receptions:9
Receiving yards:122
Return yards:1,240
Total touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Trevor Lee Davis (born July 4, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Davis was born in San Francisco, California. He attended Alhambra High School in Martinez, California. The Bulldogs football team won a conference title with Davis totaling 27 catches for 504 yards with an 11–2 record in his junior year. As a senior, he recorded 43 catches for 876 yards and nine touchdowns.

Davis also participated in track and field competing in the long jump, triple jump and sprint events. He would go on to set school records in the 100 (10.72) and 200 (22.15) meters and the long jump (23’ 6").

In an interview with ESPN Wisconsin Radio in December 2016, Davis explained that his favorite NFL team growing up was the Philadelphia Eagles, due to the fact that Donovan McNabb was his second cousin. He also said that he was able to talk to McNabb when the Green Bay Packers played at Philadelphia during his rookie season.[1]

College career[edit]

Hawaii (2011–2012)[edit]

In 2011, Davis started six games for the Rainbow Warriors. He made his first career start at Idaho on October 29, where he finished with four catches for 32 yards.[2] Davis had a career-high seven catches for 81 yards and two touchdowns against Tulane and finished the season with six catches for a career-high 111 yards and one touchdown against BYU.[3][4] He totaled 28 receptions for 336 yards and three touchdowns over his first year. As a sophomore, Davis had statistical drop where he would have 17 receptions for 235 yards and two touchdowns for the entire season. He ultimately decided to transfer from Hawaii after head coach Greg McMackin was replaced by Norm Chow.[5]

California (2013–2015)[edit]

After his sophomore season, he transferred to California to play under head coach Sonny Dykes. At California, Davis was one of the main targets for 2016 number-one pick Jared Goff. In his final two seasons, he recorded 64 receptions for 971 yards and seven touchdowns. He also started returning kicks at California, returning two kicks for touchdowns in his junior year, leading the NCAA.[6]

College statistics[edit]

Year School Conf Class Pos G Rec Yds Avg TD
2011 Hawaii WAC FR WR 7 28 366 13.1 3
2012 Hawaii MWC SO WR 8 17 235 13.8 2
2014 California Pac-12 JR WR 9 24 399 16.6 5
2015 California Pac-12 SR WR 13 40 672 16.8 2
Career 109 1,672 15.3 12

Professional career[edit]

Davis earned an invite to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine, although prior to the combine he was not considered to be on the minds of many NFL analysts.[7]

External video
Davis' NFL Combine workout
Davis gets drafted by Green Bay
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 Wonderlic
6 ft 1 18 in
(1.86 m)
188 lb
(85 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.42 s 1.51 s 2.57 s 4.22 s 6.60 s 38 12 in
(0.98 m)
10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m)
11 reps 23[8]
All values are from NFL Combine[9][10]

Davis ranked in the top four out of all wide receivers at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine in the 40-yard dash and vertical jump.[11][12]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Davis was selected in the fifth round (163rd overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2016 NFL Draft.[13] When asked about his speed the Packers director of football operations Eliot Wolf said, "That was one of the main attractions, definitely."[14] On May 6, 2016, he signed a contract with the Packers.[15] In Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons, Davis caught his first professional pass on a six-yard pass from quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Later that game, he caught his first career touchdown on a nine-yard pass from Rodgers. He finished the game with three receptions for 24 yards, his total for the whole season.

On September 17, 2017, in a 34–23 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in Week 2, Davis had a nine-yard reception, his first since Week 8 in 2016.[16] In Week 14, Davis had five returns for 138 yards, including a 65-yard punt return which set up the game-tying score to force overtime against the Browns, in which the Packers won 27–21. This performance earned him NFC Special Teams Player of the Week.[17]

On September 11, 2018, Davis was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.[18] On November 7, 2018, the Packers designated Davis to return from injured reserve.[19] He was officially activated on November 15, 2018 prior to the team's Week 11 game.[20] He was placed back on injured reserve on December 1, 2018 after suffering another hamstring injury in Week 12.[21]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On September 18, 2019, Davis was traded to the Oakland Raiders for a 2020 sixth-round pick.[22][23] Davis made his debut with the Raiders in week 4 against the Indianapolis Colts. In the game, Davis rushed 2 times for 74 yards including a 60 yard touchdown in the 31-24 win. [24]

NFL career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS Receiving Fumbles
Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2016 GB 11 0 3 24 8.0 9 1 2 1
2017 GB 16 0 5 70 14.0 29 0 0 0
2018 GB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 GB 2 0 1 28 28.0 28 0 0 0
Total 31 0 9 122 13.6 29 1 2 1
Source: NFL.com

Personal life[edit]

On April 8, 2018, Davis was arrested after making a joke at the Hawaiian Airlines counter at Los Angeles International Airport about packing an explosive. He was booked on charges of making a criminal threat. He was released after posting bail of $15,000 and was scheduled to make in appearance an Los Angeles County court on May 3.[25][26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trevor Davis, Green Bay Packers". ESPN.com.
  2. ^ "Hawaii at Idaho Box Score, October 29, 2011". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  3. ^ "Tulane at Hawaii Box Score, November 26, 2011". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Brigham Young at Hawaii Box Score, December 3, 2011". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "Hawaii transfer impresses at receiver for Cal". SFGate.com.
  6. ^ "Trevor Davis Statistics". Sports Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
  7. ^ Ledyard, Jon (April 3, 2016). "2016 NFL Draft Scouting Report: California WR Trevor Davis". DraftWire.USAToday.com. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  8. ^ "Green Bay Packers' picks in the 2016 NFL draft". JSOnline.com. April 30, 2016. Archived from the original on April 21, 2018. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  9. ^ "NFL Events: Combine Player Profiles – Trevor Davis". NFL.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2018. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  10. ^ "Trevor Davis – California, WR : 2016 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". DraftScout.com. Archived from the original on April 17, 2018. Retrieved April 17, 2018.
  11. ^ "Top WR 40-yard dash performers". NFL.com. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  12. ^ "Top WR vertical jump performers". NFL.com. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  13. ^ "National Football League: NFL Draft 2016 – Trevor Davis". NFL.com. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  14. ^ Demovsky, Rob (April 30, 2016). "With Trevor Davis added in fifth round, don't call Packers receivers slow". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  15. ^ "Packers sign four draft choices". Packers.com. May 6, 2016. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  16. ^ "Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons – September 17th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  17. ^ Maya, Adam (December 13, 2017). "Ben Roethlisberger among NFL Players of the Week". NFL.com. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  18. ^ "Packers claim CB Deante Burton, WR Trevor Davis placed on IR". Packers.com. September 11, 2018. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  19. ^ "Packers bringing back WR Trevor Davis from injured reserve". Packers.com. November 15, 2018. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  20. ^ "Packers activate WR Trevor Davis". Packers.com. November 15, 2018. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  21. ^ "Packers activate Jake Kumerow to 53-man roster". Packers.com. December 1, 2018. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  22. ^ Gantt, Darin (September 18, 2019). "Packers trading Trevor Davis to the Raiders". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports. Retrieved September 19, 2019.
  23. ^ "Packers trade WR Trevor Davis to Raiders". packers.com. September 19, 2019.
  24. ^ "Raiders use fast start, interception return to beat Colts". www.espn.com. September 29, 2019. Retrieved September 29, 2019.
  25. ^ Demovsky, Rob (April 9, 2018). "Packers' Davis arrested over LAX bomb joke". ESPN. Retrieved April 10, 2018.
  26. ^ Rapp, Timothy (April 9, 2018). "Packers WR Trevor Davis Arrested for Making Bomb Joke at LAX Airport". Bleacher Report. Retrieved April 10, 2018.

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