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34   Kumar Davis
Kumar Davis

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Nutley, N.J.

High School:
PatersonEastside H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 230

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
03/17/1990


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On Davis: Second-year safety, who came to UMass with a decorated background ... Working at rover ... One of the team's top true freshman last season, starring on the scout team ... Work play a role in the secondary this season as a package and substitution situations ... Very fast and physical player ... Has a chance to be a special player.

As a redshirt sophomore in 2010 (as of Nov.16):Game-By-Game Statistics
• Redshirt sophomore who was an impact player in the secondary in first season of game action in 2009.
• 20 tackles in 2010 action, playing in eight games, with one start..
• Made three tackles at Rhode Island (11/20)
• Made three stop vs. #10 New Hampshire (10/23) in Colonial Clash.
• Three tackles at Towson (10/2).
• Picked off first interception of season as he made four tackles at #20 Michigan (9/18).
• Three stops vs. Holy Cross (9/11).
• Began season with two stops vs. #4 William & Mary (9/4).
• Had 26 tackles and an interception, playing nine games with a start in 2009.
• Game-clinching interception in the end zone on final play of win over #4 New Hampshire (10/17/09). Made three tackles.

As a sophomore in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Redshirt freshman who will be an impact player in the secondary in first season of game action ... Has 26 tackles and an interception, playing nine games with a start ... Returned to action with a tackle vs. James Madison (11/14) ... Missed Maine (10/31) and Northeastern (11/7) games with a leg injury ... Four tackles and a TFL at #1 Richmond (10/24) ... Game-clinching interception in the end zone on final play of win over #4 New Hampshire (10/17). Made three tackles ... In first career start at strong safety, had four tackles vs. Albany (9/12) ... Posted seven tackles including a half TFL at Kansas State (9/5) in college debut.

As a freshman in 2008: Earned team's Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year Award with Chris Chamberlin ... Redshirt season, did not play in any games.

Before College: Four-year star of football and basketball teams ... Played football for father Donald Davis ... Also a member of the track team for 2 years ... Finished high school career with 1452 rushing yards, 15 touchdowns as a senior on offense ...On defense tallied 90 total tackles, eight sacks, seven forced fumbles, one recovered fumble, and six interceptions ... Had a career rushing total of 3,500 yards and 38 TDs...In 2007 was named to the New Jersey Football Coaches Association NJ's Super 100 Team, 1st Team All State Group IV RB (Herald News), 1st Team All Area Passaic RB (Herald News), 1st Team All Area Passaic RB (Star Ledger News), 1st Team All North Jersey RB (Record News), 1st Team All Passaic County RB (Coaches Association), 1st Team All NNJIL RB (A Division Public Schools), 1st Team WGHT Radio All Area, MSG/Max Prep-Top 25 Players in New Jersey, 2nd Team All Group IV RB (Star Ledger News), Cablevision Player of the Week ... Selected to NJ vs. NY Governor's Bowl All-Star Game ... For basketball was named 2008 1st Team All NNJIL for scoring over 1,000 points ... All-League track runner.

Personal: Donald Kumar Davis ... Born March 17, 1990 in Hackensack, N.J. ... Son of Carla and Donald Davis ... No siblings ... Majoring in Communications.

Career Statistics (Defense)

Year	GP	UT	AT	TT	Sacks	TFL	Int     PD
2009	9/1	17	9	26	0-0	1.5-2	1-0	1
2010	8/1	11	9	20	0-0	0-0	1-9	0
Totals	17/2	28	18	46	0-0	1.5-2	2-9	1

Career Highs

Tackles: 7 at Kansas State (9/5/09)
Interceptions: 1 vs. New Hampshire (10/17/09) & at Michigan (9/18/10)

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