Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI
Georgia Tech Falls to Virginia Tech In Whiteout Game, 17-10
A relentless, speedy linebacker who made an immediate impact last season as a true freshman... will battle for a starting job this fall.
2013 (true freshman): Played in all 13 games and made one start... ranked eighth on the team, first among non-starters, with 41 tackles... had 35 solo tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, 1.0 sacks and one fumble recovery... had six tackles, four solo tackles and a tackle for loss in his first collegiate game, vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... made first career start vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 26) and responded with four tackles, three solo tackles and a career-high 2.0 tackles for loss... recovered a fumble at Miami (Oct. 5)... registered six tackles, all of them solos, and had a tackle for loss at Clemson (Nov. 14)... recorded five solo tackles and first career sack vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
High School: Cairo HS, 2013... rushed for more than 1,000 yards and had more than 100 tackles in 2012 as a senior... played four seasons of football, including two as a team captain... also played baseball and basketball... helped lead Cairo to regional championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012... was the Region Player of the Year... named all-state and was a three-time all-region selection... holds the school record for single-season tackles (138).
Personal: Full name is Paul Davis, Jr... likes to be called "PJ"... parents are Paul, Sr., and Yolanda Davis... born Jan. 22, 1995 in Cairo... has three siblings -- Dominique, Diamond and Booker... related to NFL player Benny Sapp... chose Georgia Tech because of the academics, the proximity to his hometown and the coaching staff... majoring in business administration.