Dexter Davis Jr.

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Dexter Davis Jr.
Dexter Davis Jr.jpg
Davis Jr. in 2017
No. 11 – Wichita Force
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1990-12-27) December 27, 1990 (age 29)
Rex, Georgia
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Morrow (GA)
College: Friends
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First Team All-KCAC (2011, 2012)
  • KCAC Defensive Player of the Year (2011)
  • AFCA All-American (2011, 2012)
Career Arena statistics
Tackles:61.5
Sacks:11.0
Pass breakups:10
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Dexter B. Davis, Jr. (born December 27, 1990) is an American football linebacker for the Wichita Force of Champions Indoor Football (CIF). He played college football at Friends University and attended Morrow High School in Morrow, Georgia. He has also been a member of the Columbus Lions, Portland Steel, Guangzhou Power, and Baltimore Brigade.

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Early life

Davis attended Morrow High School. [1]

College career

Davis played for the Friends Falcons from 2009 to 2012. He was the team's starter his final two years and helped the Falcons to 25 wins. He played in 39 games during his career including 39 starts at defensive end. Davis lead the entire National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics with 14.0 sacks as a junior. Davis was twice named First Team All-Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference and was the 2011 KCAC Defensive Player of the Year. Davis was also named a two-time American Football Coaches Association All-American. [2]

Statistics

Source: [3]

NAIA collegiate career statistics
Friends Falcons
SeasonTacklesInterceptions
SoloAstTotalLossSacksFFIntYardsAvgTDPD
20092283014.511.0000--00
2010104148.53.5100--01
201133255824.514.0300--03
201231144521.014.08100.004
NAIA career totals965114768.542.512100.008

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
HeightWeight 40-yard dash 10-yard split20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
226 lb
(103 kg)
4.66 s2.82 s1.78 s4.64 s7.00 s31.0 in
(0.79 m)
10 ft 03 in
(3.12 m)
14 reps
All values from Kansas State Pro Day [4]

Portland Steel

On November 14, 2014, Davis was assigned to the Portland Thunder. [5] Portland exercised Davis' rookie option to retain him for the 2016 season. [6]

Guangzhou Power

Davis was selected by the Guangzhou Power of the China Arena Football League (CAFL) in the fifth round of the 2016 CAFL Draft. [7] He was selected by the Guangzhou Power in the fourth round of the 2017 CAFL Draft. [8]

Baltimore Brigade

Davis was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade on March 27, 2017. Davis was named the AFL's Defensive Player of the Week for Week 3 following a three sack performance against the Cleveland Gladiators. [9]

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