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TRANSACTIONS: Originally signed as an undrafted rookie 5/4/12 … Waived on 8/31/12 … Signed by Jacksonville to practice squad on 9/1/12 … Signed by Jacksonville to active roster on 10/5/12 …Waived on 10/23/12 ... Signed by Jacksonville to practice squad on 10/25/12 ... Signed as free agent on 12/31/12.
PRO: Second-year DE has played in eight career games and totaled four solo tackles, one INT and one pass defensed ... Spent majority of 2012 on the club’s practice squad ... Finished career at Bethune-Cookman with 22 sacks and 49.5 tackles for loss …
2013: Appeared in a career-high seven games and totaled seven tackles, one sack and one INT ... Spent first nine weeks on the club’s practice squad before he was promoted to the active roster on Nov. 15 ... Made his 2013 debut on 11/17 vs. ARI ... 11/24 at HOU: Saw action in DL rotation and sealed the club’s victory with an interception of Case Keenum with 45 seconds remaining in the game. Added two QB pressures ... 12/5 vs. HOU: Registered his first career sack, taking down Matt Schaub with 20 seconds remaining in the game to seal the win. Tied for the team-lead with two tackles for loss and two QB hits ...
2012: Was on Jaguars' practice squad for majority of rookie season … Spent the first four weeks of the season on the club's practice squad before he was promoted to 53-man roster ... Made NFL debut on 10/7 vs. CHI, playing 17 snaps at DE … Was inactive on 10/21 at OAK: ... Waived on Oct. 23 and re-signed on Oct. 25 to practice squad for the remainder of the season.
COLLEGE: Finished career with 22 sacks and 49.5 tackles for loss … Named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior after recording 21.5 tackles for loss and 12 sacks … Led MEAC in sacks and ranked second in tackles for loss … Posted 65 tackles (40 solo), eight forced fumbles, 17 QB pressures and two fumble recoveries in final season … Named defensive performer of the year by the College Football Performance Awards … Started 10 games as a junior and led team in tackles for loss (18) and sacks (6.5) … Added eight QB pressures, two forced fumbles and one INT while earning second-team All-MEAC honors … Had 3.5 sacks and nine tackles for loss as a sophomore … Majored in mass communications.
PERSONAL: Played TE and DE at Howard W. Blake High School in Tampa, Florida and earned Hillsborough County All-Star honors … Also lettered in basketball and was the 2007 Hillsborough County Slam Dunk Champion and Western Conference Player of the Year … Participated in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Future Business Leaders of America ... Twitter handle is @BigDavis813.