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    A.J. Davis

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Durham, N.C.

    High School:
    Northern Durham

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 191

    Position:
    Cornerback

    Birthdate:
    05/29/1983


    In 2004: Earned his first career start when the Pack opened in a dime package at Clemson ... Tied a career-high with six tackles at North Carolina ... Played 38 less snaps last season than in 2003, but tallied six more stops.

    In 2003: Ended his first year of collegiate competition with his best game, tallying a season-high six tackles, breaking up three passes and pulling down an interception in the win over Kansas in the Tangerine Bowl ... Also showed flashes of brilliance as a kickoff returner in that contest, returning five kicks for a gain of 108 yards ... Picked off his first career pass and returned it 17 yards against No. 3 Ohio State, setting up a field goal that helped put the game into overtime ... In for a season-high 53 snaps in the win at Duke, he broke up two passes in the double-overtime loss at No. 3 Florida State ... Tied for the team-lead in interceptions with a pair ... Competed with the Wolfpack track teams at the 2004 ACC Indoor and Outdoor Championships, he finished fourth in the indoor long jump (23'8-1/4), fourth in the indoor high jump (6'9), third in the outdoor long jump (24'1/4) and seventh in the outdoor high jump (6'6) ... Named Most Dependable Cornerback following 2004 spring drills.

    In 2002: Fractured his right fibula in the Wolfpack's second preseason scrimmage on August 14 and underwent surgery the next week ... Had nine tackles and a tackle for loss in the one and a half scrimmages in which he competed ... Was listed as the backup at left corner before the injury.

    Prep: Played cornerback and wide receiver at Northern Durham High School for Coach Gary Merrill ... Had 42 receptions for 709 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... Also returned three kicks for touchdowns ... At corner, intercepted two passes and notched 57 tackles as a senior ... Had six interceptions, three were returned for touchdowns ... Ranked the top cornerback in the nation by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report, he also won first-team All-America honors from that publication ... Named North Carolina's male high school athlete of the year by the NCHSAA ... As a junior, caught 30 passes for 700 yards and 18 touchdowns ... Returned four punts for scores (three in one game against Orange County) ... Holds the state record in the long jump with a 24'10"... 2002 NC Indoor Champion in Triple Jump (48-1) and the long jump (24-0.5) ... Ranked as Rivals100.com's sixth-best cornerback in the nation ... TheInsiders.com's 24th-best prospect in the nation, regardless of position ... PrepStar/Sportsline Top 125 Dream Team Selection as the third-best defensive back in the nation and the #1 defensive back in the Atlantic region ... 2001 Parade All-American ... Fastest player at U.S. Army All-American Game ... Majoring in communications with a media concentration ... Born 5/29/83.

    2003 A.J. Davis Game-by-Game Stats
    Opp.Pl.HitAstTotTFL-YdSk-YdsCFPBUInt
    W. Carolina29011
    @ W. Forest10101
    @ Ohio St.250001-17
    Texas Tech600001
    UNC252131/01
    @ GT28000
    Conn373031
    Clemson30112
    @ Duke532131
    Virginia32404
    @ FSU332022
    Maryland34213
    $Kansas4042631-48

    2004 Davis Game by Game Stats
    Opp.Pl.HitAstTotTFL-YdSk-YdsCFPBUInt
    Richmond29303
    Ohio State36000
    @ Va. Tech382022
    Wake Forest294041-10.5-11
    @UNC255161-2
    @ Maryland34404
    Miami46325
    *@ Clemson432021
    Ga. Tech20303
    Florida State293031
    East Carolina361121

    Davis Career Stats
    YearGP-GSPlHitAstTotFC/FRPBUINT
    200313-0403217281/092-65
    200411-1365304340/060-0
    Totals24-17685111621/0152/65

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