CAREER HONORS 2014 --First Team Academic All-Big 12 2013 --First Team Academic All-Big 12
A hard-hitting linebacker who saw increased playing time on defense as a sophomore... Will compete for starting duties at one of the linebacker positions while adding depth to special teams... Voted a player representative for the 2015 season.
2014 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Appeared in all 13 games, including six starts... Recorded 35 tackles on the team, including two for loss and a fumble recovery against Stephen F. Austin... Carded a career-high eight tackles at TCU, while he had six at both Iowa State and Baylor... Also had a TFL against Kansas... Earned First Team Academic All-Big 12 honors. 2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Played in all 13 games, making 16 tackles... Tied for third on the team with six special teams stops... Carded a career-best five tackles in consecutive games against Iowa State and Texas Tech... A First Team Academic All-Big 12 performer.
HIGH SCHOOL: Led Carroll to an undefeated state championship in 2011 under head coach Hal Wasson... Had 176 tackles, including 115 solos, 10 sacks, six knockdowns, two forced fumble and two fumble recoveries... Named the Texas Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year by the Texas Sports Writers Association and Padilla Poll... A team captain and Defensive MVP in 2011 and also was named the Defensive MVP of the 2011 state title game... Earned 2011 first team all-state honors from Fox Sports, Old Coach and 5A Texas Football... Named all-area by the Dallas Morning News and Old Coach... Regarded as one of the state’s top recruits by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Dallas Morning News, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and Lemming... Totaled 308 tackles, 25 for a loss, and 14.0 sacks in his final two seasons... Led Carroll to a combined 37-6 record in three seasons... Also an academic all-state scholar and a member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: William Tyler Davis was born November 4, 1993, in Dallas, Texas... Son of Barry and Leigh Davis... Has two siblings, Lindsay and Jackson... Majoring in accounting and finance.