98  Derrick Davis
Derrick  Davis


Lexington, N.C.

High School:
Central Davidson HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 300



2016 Catamount Football Position Preview: Defensive Line

CSN talks with assistant head coach Mark Rhea and a pair of defensive linemen in preview


Three Catamounts Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

Darius Ramsey, Daniel Riddle, and Derrick Davis honored


2015 Catamount Football Position-by-Position Preview: Defensive Line

CSN talks with coaches Dennis Thomas and Mark Rhea and four linemen


15 Catamounts Earn All-Southern Conference Accolades

Three tabbed first team by coaches and media


Catamount Football Fall Report # 6: August 13, 2014

WCU scheduled to practice twice on Thursday

2015 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 11 of the team’s games with a pair of starts at defensive tackle … Recorded 28 tackles including nine solo stops along the defensive line … Tallied a career-high five tackles twice – in a win at Wofford (Oct. 17) and a victory at VMI (Nov. 21) … Credited with one quarterback hurry … Selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 3 teamNamed 2015 Fall Academic All-Southern Conference.

2014 (Freshman): Played in 11 of the team's 12 games with a pair of starts along the defensive front ... Finished with seven tackles including two solo stops and half a tackle for loss ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener at USF (Aug. 30) ... Tallied his first collegiate tackle against Brevard (Sept. 6) ... Twice recorded a then career-high two tackles against Catawba (Sept. 13) and VMI (Nov. 15) ... Started the final two games of the regular season against VMI and at Alabama (Nov. 22) ... Was also credited with a quarterback hurry ... Selected to the Southern Conference All-Freshman team ... Named 2014-15 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Did not participate in WCU's annual spring drills.

Prior to Western Carolina: A three-year varsity letter winner ... Was a two-time All-Mid-Piedmont 3-A Conference along the defensive line and three-time all-county ... Finished his senior season with 87 tackles including 37 solo stops and two sacks, often drawing double-team blocks ... Recorded 244 career tackles including 21 career sacks and forced five fumbles ... Holds the CDHS all-time tackles for loss record ... Won the Defensive Line MVP award at the National Underclassmen (NUC) five star camp held in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in March of 2013 ... Also participated in track & field as a prep, earning all-county, and all-state honors as a junior ... High school coach was Chad Tedder.

Personal: Is the son of Derrick Sr., and Bobbie Jo Davis.


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