88  Tavarious Davis
Tavarious Davis

RS Senior

Athens, GA

High School:
Mays HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 198

Wide Receiver


A returning three-year letterman who is expected to see more playing time this fall after starting seven games for the Tigers last season ... Finished the season as the team's fourth-leading receiver in 2003 ... 2003: Lettered for the third season as a wide receiver ... Hauled in a 92-yard touchdown pass from Danny Wimprine to seal the win over Ole Miss ... The 92-yard reception ranked as the second-longest pass reception in Tiger football history ... Finished the Ole Miss game with three catches for 113 yards and one touchdown ... Had one reception for five yards against Southern Miss and one for 12 yards in the UAB contest ... Had his second touchdown catch of the season against Mississippi State on a four-yard pass from Danny Wimprine ... Caught one pass for 11 yards and a first down in the win over the Houston Cougars ... Had two pass receptions for 50 yards and one touchdown in the Memphis road victory over Tulane ... Touchdown came on a 39-yard pass from Danny Wimprine ... Was Davis' third touchdown reception of the season ... Had one pass reception for 21 yards and a key first down in the win over East Carolina ... Had one pass reception for 16 yards in the win over Louisville ... Led the team in receiving against USF ... Had four pass receptions for 72 yards against the Bulls ... Played in the 2003 New Orleans Bowl game but did not have a pass reception ... Credited with 27 receptions for 407 yards and three touchdowns ... Was one of the more impressive receivers in 2003 spring drills ... Caught 16 passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns in the spring scrimmages ... For his play, was voted one of the Chris Faros Most Improved Player Award recipients for spring 2003 ... Worked with Tavares Gideon at the "X" receiver in the spring ... 2002: Played in five games for the Tigers in the fall of 2002 to letter for the second time in his career ... Played in the first four games of the season against Murray State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss and Tulane, and later was used in the Cincinnati contest ... Did not have a pass reception in 2002 ... 2001: Saw his first action as a Tiger against Mississippi State but did not have a pass reception ... Had his first catch in the UT-Chattanooga game when he caught a 12-yard pass for a touchdown ... Had one pass reception for eight yards in the USF victory ... Played against Houston and Southern Mississippi but did not get into a game after Houston ... Was bothered by injuries during the latter part of the season ... Finished his freshman campaign with three pass receptions for 25 yards and one touchdown ... Averaged 8.3 yards per catch ... Was held out of all contact work in the spring while recovering from ACL surgery in the fall of 2000 ... Showed his ability as a pass receiver in non-contact drills ... 2000: Was a late signee for the Tigers in the spring of 2000 ... Had been highly recruited by Clemson University ... Came to camp in August with an outstanding chance to see action as a receiver ... On the second day of freshman camp, injured his knee and had to have surgery to repair his ACL ... Missed the remainder of the season while rehabbing his knee ... Became one of the most dedicated weight room workers ... Rehabbed his knee and was allowed to start running before the 2000 season ended ... Had committed to Clemson but was a late qualifier ... Prep: Was a four-year football and track letterman at Mays HS ... Had 35 pass receptions for 750 yards and 10 touchdowns in 1999 ... Had four touchdown receptions against Lakeside High ... Set the school record in the 400 meters with a time of 48.01 ... Father, Tyrone Davis, played for Clemson and for the NFL New York Giants and won national and NFL championships with both teams ... Cousin, Terrance Davis, is a wide receiver for the Detroit Lions and cousin, Willie Green, is a receiver for the Carolina Panthers ... Played for coach Larry Hellen ... Is the son of Joseph Davis and Tracy Smith ... Born: 9/28/81.

Receiving	G	No	Yds	Avg	Tds	LG
2001	5/0	3	25	8.3	1	12
2002	5/0	0	0	0.0	0	12
2003	13/7	27	407	15.1	3	92
2004 12/7 19 196 10.3 1 32 Totals 35/14 49 628 12.8 5 92
DAVIS' CAREER HIGHS Most Pass Receptions/Game: 6 vs Tennessee Tech (`03) Most Yards Receiving/Game: 113 vs Ole Miss (`03) Longest Pass Reception: 92 vs Ole Miss (`03) Most Touchdown Receptions/Game: 1 vs UT-Chattanooga (`01) & Ole Miss, Miss State & Tulane (`03)
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