Worked behind Demorrio Shank at middle linebacker last spring but was moved to defensive end for the 2001 season ... Became a starter and started nine games before being knocked out of the lineup with an ankle injury... 2001: Was the Memphis starter at defensive end in the fall of 2001 ... Injured his knee in the UAB game but was able to return to action for the Tennessee contest ... Was a consistent player for the Tigers in 2001 ... Opened the season with five tackles and a fumble recovery against Mississippi State in his first collegiate start ... Had a season and career high six tackles and one tackle for lost yardage (-3) in the win over UT-Chattanooga and matched that with six hits and two tackles for loss (-6) in the East Carolina game ... Was credited with three tackles against Tennessee and Houston and had two each in the Southern Mississippi victory and the UAB contest ... Finished the season with 30 total tackles, six tackles for lost yardage (-18), one fumble recovery and three quarterback hurries ... 2000: Played in eight games for the Tigers in 2000 and saw duty as a linebacker and as a member of the Tiger special teams ... Registered a special teams tackle in the season opener against Mississippi State ... Worked as a back up for inside linebacker Kamal Shakir in the win over Louisiana-Monroe and had one solo stop ... Saw his most extended duty against Southern Mississippi ... Was credited with three tackles against the Golden Eagles including one solo and two assists ... Also logged two tackles in each of the UAB and Houston games ... Finished the season with nine total hits ... Worked a total of 45 plays as a linebacker and participated in 61 special teams plays ... Spent the fall of 1999 working as a tight end but was moved to ?sam? linebacker in the spring ... Will work behind Demorrio Shank and Rodney Lanctot this fall but is expected to contribute ... Could work with the Tiger special teams ... Registered two tackles in the Blue-Gray Spring game ... Had four tackles in the second spring scrimmage ... 1999: Saw his first playing time as a Tiger in 1999 ... Played in four games as a member of the Tiger special teams and earned a letter... Played in the Arkansas State win ... Also saw action against Tennessee, Missouri and Louisville ... Spent the fall working as a tight end with Billy Kendall, Wade Smith and Jeff Cameron ...Involved in the regular rotation of tight ends in the spring ... Worked with starter Billy Kendall and Jeff Cameron ... Was credited with one pass reception for 11 yards in the Blue-Gray game ...1998: A tight end candidate who was redshirted during the 1998 season ... Spent the fall working with the offensive scout team ... Prep: An outstanding student-athlete at Kirby High School ... Played tight end last season ... Caught 14 passes for 145 yards and one touchdown during the 1997 season ... Had 40 career pass receptions ... Holds the Kirby record for the longest pass reception at 90 yards ... Was an all-region and All-Metro selection in football ... Was named to the honorable mention All-State team as a tight end ... Named to All-Region team as a sophomore ... Named to Best of the Rest in Super Prep Magazine ... Has run a 4.57 forty and a 10.8 100 meters ... Was also a member of the Kirby track and basketball teams ... Ran the sprints and sprint relays ... Was an honor student at Kirby ... Was the class president as a senior and the vice-president as a junior ... Played for coach Stan Platt at Kirby High ... Born: 6/8/80 ... Son of Ricky and Jackie Davis .