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Player Bio

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Ryan Davis
DE #59
Height:
6-2
Weight:
275
College:
Bethune-Cookman
Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 45 37 27 10 11 0 3 1 0 8 -- 8
2016 DAL 7 3 1 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 JAC 14 11 8 3 3.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 JAC 16 19 14 5 6.5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 JAC 7 4 4 0 1 -- 1 1 0 8 8 8
2012 JAC 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 45 3 22 7.3 15 0 0 0 1 0
2016 DAL 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 JAC 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 JAC 16 2 22 11 15 0 0 0 1 0
2013 JAC 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 JAC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by Jacksonville as an undrafted rookie 5/4/12 ... Waived on 8/31/12 ... Signed by Jacksonville to practice squad on 9/1/12 ... Promoted 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 ... Waived on 08/30/13 ... Signed by Jacksonville to the practice squad on 09/01/13 ... Promoted to the active roster on 11/15/13.

PRO (Games played/started - 38/0)

Third-year DE has played in 38 career games and totaled 11.0 sacks ... Added 31 tack- les (25 solo), one INT, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and four passes defensed ... Posted a career-high 6.5 sacks in 2014 ... Spent majority of 2012 on the club’s practice squad

2015 (w/ JAX - 14/0)

Saw action at DE in 14 games, totaling seven tackles (five solo), including 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery

• 9/27 at N.E.: Registered a sack on Patriots QB Tom Brady
• 10/4 at IND: Made two tackles (one solo), 1.5 sacks and one forced fumble
• 11/19 vs. TEN: Saw action at DE and collected his 11th career sack
• 12/6 at TEN: Saw action at DE and recovered a fourth-quarter fumble to set up a Jaguars TD

2014 (w/ JAX - 16/0)

Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career and posted career-best numbers ... Registered a career-high 6.5 sacks along with two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Added 17 tackles (13 solo) and two passes defensed ... Also saw action on special teams and had three stops

• 9/7 at PHI: Registered one sack and one fumble recovery ... Recovered a fumble off a Chris Clemons sack of QB Nick Foles in the first quarter
• 9/14 at WAS: Sacked QB Robert Griffin III on the first possession of the game, his second consecutive game with a sack ... Added one tackle for loss, one QB hit and one pass defensed
• 10/26 vs. MIA: Registered a career-high two sacks along with two tackles, two tackles for loss and team-high three QB hits ... Sacked QB Ryan Tannehill for a four-yard loss on the Dolphins opening possession and took down Tannehill for a seven-yard loss on the Dolphins opening possession of the second half
• 11/2 at CIN: Split a sack with Chris Smith on the Bengals opening possession, his second straight game to have at least a shared sack ... Registered his first career forced fumble and led team with two QB hits
• 11/23 at IND: Had a sack/forced fumble of QB Andrew Luck in the second quarter and the ball was recovered by the Colts
• 12/18 vs. TEN: Had two tackles (one solo), one sack, one tackle for loss and one QB hit ... Sacked QB Charlie Whitehurst for an eight-yard loss in the second quarter
• 12/28 at HOU: Recovered a QB Case Keenum fumble in the third quarter on a DE Chris Clemons sack

2013 (w/ JAX - 7/0)

Appeared in 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

• 11/24 at HOU: Saw action in DL rotation and sealed the club’s victory with an interception of QB 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 (w/ JAX - 1/0)

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

• 10/7 vs. CHI: Made NFL debut, playing 17 snaps at DE

COLLEGE (at Bethune-Cookman, 2008-11)

• 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 N
• Named defensive performer of the year by the College Football Performance Awards
• Majored in mass communications.

PERSONAL

• Played TE and DE at Howard W. Blake High School in Tampa, Fla.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.

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