45 Karl Davis
Karl Davis


Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Hillsborough (USMAPS)

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Defensive End


Physical defender ... likes to mix it up ... able to place heat on enemy quarterback ... shifted from inside linebacker to defensive end prior to junior season in order to better exploit those pass-rushing skills ... utilized situationally off edge ... quickness remains key to success ... did not participate in spring drills ... product of USMA Prep School.

2003: Appeared in all 13 contests ... drew lone career start in road showing at Hawai'i ... registered seven tackles ... notched two hits against Rutgers ... registered club's first sack of season opposite Scarlet Knights ... stop resulted in loss of three yards ... recorded single tackles versus USF, TCU, Louisville, Air Force and Hawai'i ... credited with five primary hits.

2002: Did not appear in a varsity contest.

2001: Did not appear in a varsity contest.

High School: All-region selection at Hillsborough High in Tampa, Fla. ... played for head coach Earl Garcia ... earned all-district and all-conference honors ... All-Suncoast selection as well ... three-time letterwinner ... selected as team captain during senior year ... National Football Foundation Award recipient ... served as senior class vice president ... Student Advisory Committee vice president as well ... National Honor Society member ... Fellowship of Christian Athletes vice president ... active participant in Upward Bound group.

Personal: Born Aug. 26, 1981 ... given name is Karl Arthur Davis Jr. ... father's name is Karl Davis Sr. ... mother's name is Bobby Jones ... grandfather, Albert Davis, served in U.S. Air Force ... enjoys reading autobiographies on world's famous leaders in spare time ... loves to travel ... high school teammate of former South Florida standout and recent National Football League draftee J.R. Reed ... aspires to build community center for kids one day ... majoring in American Politics.

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