79 - Eric Davis Position: Offensive Guard
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 339 lbs.
High School: West Springfield
Hometown: Lorton, Va.
photo Is competing for backup duties at guard after working on the scout and jayvee teams last fall ... Brings a good work ethic and attitude to the field ... Got a brief look on both guard spots after working at tackle as a freshman ... Has added bulk, but must continue working to get stronger and faster ... Needs to make a good summer preparation ... His showing during preseason practices will help determine the role he plays.

2006: Moved inside to guard and contributed on the practice squad ... Saw action on the scout and jayvee teams ... Worked at right guard during the spring.

2005: Worked at the right offensive tackle position while redshirting in the fall ... Continued to work as a tackle during spring practice.

High School: Named the Sleeper of the Year among in-state prospects by The Roanoke Times ... Earned honorable mention all-district honors as a senior offensive lineman for Coach Bill Renner at West Springfield ... Helped his team to a sixth-place finish in a region of 30 teams ... Allowed only five sacks in 278 passing attempts his final year ... Did not start playing football until the ninth grade ... Missed some time his sophomore and junior seasons with wrist and foot injuries.

Personal: Eric Andrew Davis ... Born 5/23/87 in Alexandria, VA ... Son of Richard and Karen Davis ... Majoring in management.

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 11 1 7 7.0 0 7

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2008 11 4 115 28.8 1 80

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2004 13 16 12 28 12-48 5-27