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P.J. Davis
P.J. Davis

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cairo, Ga.

High School:
Cairo

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 218

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
01/22/1995



10/27/2014

Johnson Named ACC Defensive Back of the Week

Georgia Tech forced season-high six turnovers in road win at Pitt

10/19/2014

Postgame Notes: North Carolina 48, Georgia Tech 43

10/04/2014

#BuzzRewind: Football Stays Undefeated, Wears Down Canes

The Yellow Jackets remain undefeated at 5-0.

09/22/2014

Justin Thomas, Paul Davis Honored By ACC

The duo helped lead 4-0 Georgia Tech to a win at Virginia Tech

09/20/2014

#BuzzRewind: Football Stuns Hokies, 27-24

Yellow Jackets remain unbeaten with a victory against Virginia Tech

11/15/2014

Football vs. Clemson

NCAA Football: Clemson at Georgia Tech (USATSI)

10/25/2014

Georgia Tech Football at Pittsburgh

USATSI Gallery

10/26/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI

Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - UTSI

09/26/2013

Georgia Tech vs Virginia Tech (Photos by Danny Karnik)

Georgia Tech Falls to Virginia Tech In Whiteout Game, 17-10

2014 ALL-ACC, HONORABLE MENTION (ACSMA)
ACC LINEBACKER OF THE WEEK(Sept. 22, 2014)
ACC LINEBACKER OF THE WEEK(Nov. 12, 2014)

2014 (Sophomore): Started 13 of 14 games ... Led defense with 119 total tackles, including 82 solo stops ... Ranked second in tackles for loss (8.5-37) and sacks (4.0-25) ... Named honorable mention All-ACC by media ... Named ACC Linebacker of the Week twice (Sept. 22 and Nov. 12) ... Tallied game-high 11 tackles - seven solo - in Tech's 49-34 Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Led defense with 11 tackles, including seven solo, vs. Florida State in the ACC Championship game (Dec. 6) ... Recorded seven tackles at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Totaled team-high 13 tackles, including half-sack for loss of five yards, vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Led defense with nine tackles, including half TFL, at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Recorded five solo tackles, including sack for loss of 10 yards, and forced fumble vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Tallied six tackles, including three for loss of 10 yards and one sack, forced two fumbles and had one quarterback hurry at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Had career-high and team-best 14 tackles, including 11 solo and half-sack for loss of one yard, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Recorded eight tackles, including six solo and one tackle for loss of one yard, vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Registered nine tackles, which included one sack for loss of six yards, vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Named ACC Linebacker of the Week after returning career-first interception for touchdown (41 yards) and recording nine tackles at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Recorded seven tackles vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Tallied five solo tackles, leading defense, at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Recorded five solo tackles in season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (True Freshman): Played in all 13 games and made one start ... Ranked eighth on 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 tackle for loss in collegiate debut vs. Elon (Aug. 31) ... Made first career start vs. Virginia Tech (Sept. 26) and responded with four tackles, three solo tackles and career-high 2.0 tackles for loss ... Recovered fumble at Miami (Oct. 5) ... Registered six tackles, all of them solos, and had 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 senior ... Played four seasons of football, including two as team captain ... Also played baseball and basketball ... Helped lead Cairo to regional championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Was Region Player of the Year ... Named all-state and was three-time all-region selection ... Holds 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, Ga. ... Has three siblings - Dominique, Diamond, and Booker ... Related to NFL player Benny Sapp ... Chose Georgia Tech because of academics, proximity to hometown, and coaching staff ... Majoring in business administration.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 14, at North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2014
TFL: 3.0 at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Sacks: 1.0, four times - last vs. Virginia, Nov. 1, 2014
Pass Break-Ups: 1 vs. Elon, Aug. 31, 2013
Forced Fumbles: 2, at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Fumble Recoveries: 1 at Miami, Oct. 5, 2013
Interceptions: 1, at Virginia Tech, Sept. 20, 2014

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