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Desi Davis
Desi  Davis


Ardmore, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 178



High School Coach:
Matthew Bahr

2017 Junior Season

Season: Appeared in seven games...Made his collegiate debut vs. Georgia State (9/16)...One of 24 student-athletes to make their collegiate debut in 2017...One of 17 freshmen (14 redshirt, 3 true) to appear in 2017.

Georgia State (9/16): Made his collegiate debut in the second half...Saw time on special teams and offense. Indiana (9/30): Appeared on special teams. at Northwestern (10/7): Saw time on special teams. Michigan (10/21): Took snaps on special teams. Rutgers (11/11): Saw time on special teams. Nebraska (11/18): Saw times on special teams. at Maryland (11/25): Played on defense, offense and special teams.

2016 Sophomore Season
Awards: Named the Scout Team Defensive Player of the Year at the annual Nittany Lion Football Banquet.

2015 Redshirt Freshman Season
Did not see any game action.

2014 True Freshman Season
Redshirt season.

Davis attended classes on the University Park campus, but did not compete in football...Made the squad during run-on tryouts during the 2014 spring semester.

High School
A three-year letterman for head coach Matthew Barr at Harriton High School...Selected a team captain as a senior...Was a dual-threat at wide receiver and running back...Carried the ball 30 times during his senior season for 208 yards (6.9 avg.) and scored one touchdown on the ground...Also made 16 catches for 200 yards (12.5) and a pair of scores for the Rams...Received the Perseverance Award following his senior season...Also lettered three times in track and field...Was a New Balance Indoor Nationals qualifier during the indoor season...Advanced to the district meet as a junior and senior...Ranks third in school history in the 100 meters and second in the 400 meters.

Full name is Desmond Larnell Davis Jr....Son of Desmond Sr. and Monique Davis...Has two brothers, Ashton and Deion, and two sisters, Ashley and Aja...Enjoys playing video games, swimming and playing basketball and golf...Is a psychology major and intends on pursuing a career as a psychiatrist...Born June 25, 1995 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.


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