Updated: February 1, 2013
2012 Coaches All-ACC Honorable Mention
2012: An honorable mention Coaches All-ACC selection ... Played in all 13 games, making 10 starts ... Played 653 offensive snaps and was in on three special teams plays ... Tallied 82 yards on six catches in the season-opening win over Georgia Tech ... Ran the ball twice for 48 yards, while also catching two passes for 34 yards against Austin Peay ... Scored first touchdown of the season at Pittsburgh, finishing the day with four receptions for 129 yards ... Caught five passes for 101 yards, including a 50-yard long against Cincinnati ... Hauled in three catches for 66 yards and a touchdown at North Carolina ... Tacked on another 100-yard receiving game when he totaled 144 yards on five recepetions, scoring two TDs against Duke ... Caught three passes for 43 yards at Miami ... Totaled 68 yards on two catches against Florida State ... Caught five passes for 104 yards, including a 37-yard touchdown reception at Boston College ... Caught four passes for 33 yards against Virginia ... Tallied 62 yards on four receptions against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
2011: Played in all 14 games, starting eight ... Played nearly 500 snaps on offense and 19 on special teams ... Caught 30 passes for 510 yards and five TDs ... Had a big game against Appalachian State, catching three passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns with a long of 63 yards ... Caught a pass for 14 yards at East Carolina ... Hauled in four passes for 27 yards in the win over Arkansas State ... Had a reception for four yards at Marshall ... Saw action for six plays against Clemson before re-aggravating foot injury from previous week ... Returned for the Miami game and caught three passes for 31 yards ... Caught a 30-yard TD in the fourth quarter of the Wake Forest game ... Finished with two grabs for 39 yards ... Added three receptions for 49 yards against Boston College, including a 20-yard TD in the third quarter ... Grabbed two passes for 16 yards at Duke ... Started, but did not have a reception at Georgia Tech ... Caught a pass for 10 yards against UNC ... Started and turned a five catch, 119 yard effort at Virginia, which included a long reception of 52 yards ... Scored on a seven-yard reception in the fourth quarter ... Picked up another start in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson and hauled in four passes for 50 yards … Caught an 11-yard pass and a two-point conversion toss in the Sugar Bowl against Michigan.
2010: Played in all 14 games … Picked up two starts … Registered 19 catches for 239 yards and a pair of touchdowns … Caught a 24-yard pass during the Boise State game … Had a catch for 4 yards at BC … Added a pair of receptions at NC State for 11 yards … Contributed a 12-yard catch against Central Michigan … Picked up 12 yards on a reverse against Wake Forest … Had a personal-best six catches against Duke for 64 yards … Caught two touchdown passes in the third quarter at UNC and finished with four catches for 81 yards … Played 32 snaps against Virginia … Made two catches in the ACC title game against Florida State, including a leaping first-down grab … Made an 11-yard catch in the Orange Bowl game … Had a school-record 44-inch vertical jump and ran a 4.37 in the 40 to gain Super Iron Hokie honors during off-season workouts … Caught 17 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns during spring scrimmages … Added six receptions for 61 yards and two TDs in the Maroon-White game.
2009: Posted five catches on the season for 125 yards … Also had one rush for a 7-yard gain … Was in on 10 special team plays against Alabama … Played 13 offensive snaps against Marshall and had seven special team plays … Saw brief special teams duty in the Nebraska, Miami and Duke games … Turned his first collegiate pass reception into an 80-yard touchdown in the Boston College game … Was in on four special team plays at Georgia Tech and three against UNC … Played 19 snaps at receiver and caught a 9-yard pass in the win at ECU … Also worked eight plays on special teams … Had a 15-yard reception at Maryland … Caught one pass for an 11-yard gain against NC State … Saw 15 plays on offense at Virginia … Picked up 7 yards on a run … Had a 10-yard catch against Tennessee in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Posted a position-record 43-inch vertical jump on the way to Super Iron Hokie honors during off-season workouts … Earned 100% Effort Awards for five of the team’s six pre-spring 6 a.m. workouts ... Improved in three of the four major lifts during off-season workouts … Grabbed five passes for 98 yards and one touchdown during Tech’s final scrimmage of spring practice … Won the Dr. Richard Bullock Award as the most improved offensive player of spring practice.
2008: Moved from quarterback to receiver because it offered a quicker chance for playing time … Hurt his right shoulder just four practices into the preseason and underwent surgery … Was redshirted … Had a 40 1/2-inch vertical jump during off-season testing and ran a 4.49 forty, second fastest among quarterbacks … Moved back to quarterback and competed for the backup duties during the first three weeks of the spring … Completed 3-of-8 passes for 62 yards in the first full scrimmage … Ripped off a 62-yard touchdown run during another scrimmage, gaining 85 yards on six carries … Returned to receiver for the final week and caught a 32-yard TD pass in the final scrimmage … Added three grabs for 48 yards during the Maroon-White game.
High School: A versatile player for Coach Jim Prince … Ranked the No. 9 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked the No. 38 athlete in the country and the No. 12 player in the state of Virginia by rivals.com … Rated the No. 66 athlete in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Ranked the No. 112 wide receiver in the country by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 9 prospect in Virginia by SuperPrep … Moved to quarterback from wide receiver in the preseason of his senior year … Completed 104-of-233 passes for 1,837 yards and 20 touchdowns … Also rushed for 858 yards and 12 scores … Named first-team All-Tidewater as a quarterback by The Virginian Pilot … First-team All-Beach District … Responsible for 17 touchdowns as a junior, passing for 670 yards, rushing for 800 yards and picking up 300 yards receiving … Had 62 tackles on defense.
Personal: Marcus Darnell Davis … Born 12/21/89 in Virginia Beach, VA … Son of Wilford and Lillian Tann … Graduated with a degree in human development.