56   Doran Davis
Doran Davis


Elmont, N.Y.

High School:
New Hyde Park H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245

Defensive Lineman

Returning starter for the Minutemen at defensive end ? An outstanding pass rusher ? Possesses great attitude and desire ? Has played in 25 career games, starting 18 times.

2002: A starter at defensive end ? Also saw action at nose guard ? Played in all 12 games on the season, starting every time ? Led all UMass defensive linemen with 58 total tackles, including 42 solo stops ? Ranked second on the team in tackles for loss, with 16 for 29 yards ? Also recorded a sack, an interception, a forced fumble, two pass breakups and eight quarterback hurries ? Had five tackles at North Carolina State, with a tackle for loss and an interception which he ran back 58 yards for a touchdown ? Totaled seven tackles at New Hampshire, with three tackles for loss ? Made seven tackles in the win over James Madison, with one tackle for loss ? Recorded seven tackles in the victory at Richmond, with two tackles for loss and a forced fumble ? Had eight solo tackles against Central Connecticut, with three tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry ? Totaled three tackles, a tackle for loss, a pass breakup and two quarterback hurries in the win over Maine ? Made five tackles against Hofstra, with one tackle for loss ? Recorded five tackles against AIC, with a sack, three tackles for loss, four quarterback hurries and a pass breakup ? Had four tackles in the victory at Rhode Island ? Totaled three solo tackles, one tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry at Northeastern ? Made two tackles in wins over Delaware and Villanova.

2001: Started the first two games of the season at defensive tackle ? Missed the remainder of the season due to injury ? Totaled four tackles in the Marshall game before being injured, with two tackles for loss, a sack, a forced fumble and two quarterback hurries ? Had five tackles against William & Mary in the season opener, including three tackles for loss.

2000: Played in every game on the season at defensive tackle, starting four times ? Tied for the team lead with six sacks on the season ? Totaled 36 tackles on the year, with 11 tackles for loss and six quarterback hurries ? Made five tackles against Villanova with a sack and two tackles for loss ? Totaled five tackles at New Hampshire, including two tackles for loss ? Had three tackles against AIC with a sack and two tackles for loss ? Made three tackles in the win over Maine ? Had five tackles at Northeastern, with a forced fumble and two sacks ? Made four tackles against Hofstra ? Had a sack and two quarterback hurries against New Haven ? Totaled three tackles at Richmond ? Had four tackles against William & Mary, including two tackles for loss and a sack for two yards.

1999: Redshirted ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in the spring semester.

Before UMass: Three-year varsity starter for coach Dan Marino at New Hyde Park (N.Y.) Memorial High School ? Set a school record with 16 quarterback sacks during his senior season ? Also totaled 67 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries during his senior year ? Totaled 26 sacks during his high school career ? Named All-Nassau County ? Selected team Most Valuable Player as a senior, when he served as team captain ? Also named the Most Valuable Player of the county championship game ? Played in the Empire Bowl, featuring the Long Island All-Stars against the New York City All-Stars.

Personal: Full name is Doran Livingston Davis ? Son of Hellen Davis ? Born October 12, 1979, in Manchester, Jamaica ? Majoring in African-American Studies.

Davis? Defensive Statistics



    Event Calendar

    July 25
    vs Gridiron Club Golf Event, Pine Hills G.C. TBA
    September 3
    at Florida TBA
    September 10
    vs Boston College 12:00 PM
    September 17
    vs Florida International TBA
    September 24
    vs Mississippi State TBA
    October 1
    vs Tulane TBA
    October 8
    at Old Dominion TBA
    October 15
    vs Louisiana Tech TBA
    October 22
    at South Carolina TBA
    October 29
    vs Wagner TBA
    November 5
    at Troy TBA
    November 19
    at BYU TBA
    November 26
    at Hawai'i TBA
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