Chris Davis (cornerback)

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Chris Davis
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Davis with the San Francisco 49ers in 2016
Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1990-11-04) November 4, 1990 (age 27)
Birmingham, Alabama
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Birmingham (AL) Woodlawn
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2014
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles: 19
Sacks: 0.5
Forced fumbles: 1
Interceptions: 0
Total return yards: 609
Player stats at NFL.com

Chris Lynn Davis Jr. (born November 4, 1990) is an American football player. He is currently a Free agent. He played college football at Auburn and was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

High school career[edit]

Davis attended Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama. As a senior, he had 134 carries for 877 yards (6.5 ypc), eight catches for 185 yards, 472 kickoff return yards and 48 punt return yards. Defensively, he had 23 tackles and three pass breakups.

He was considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com.[1]

College career[edit]

Davis was involved in the 2013 Iron Bowl play referred to as "Kick Six." With one second left on the clock and the score tied at 28, Alabama placekicker Adam Griffith's 57-yard game-winning field goal attempt was missed and caught by Davis, who returned it 109 yards for a game-winning touchdown.[2][3]

Davis was named an All-American by the Sporting News in recognition of his 2013 season.[4][5]

As a senior in 2013, Davis was a first-team All-SEC selection.[6]

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Despite being projected as a 4th-5th round pick,[7] Davis went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. However, he was signed by the San Diego Chargers on May 10, 2014.[8] Davis spent most of the year returning kicks averaging 25.1 yards per return. He ended the year with 15 tackles, a pass defended, and a forced fumble. On September 1, 2015, Davis was released.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Davis signed with the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad on November 3, 2015.[9] He was promoted to the active roster on November 7, 2015.[10]

On October 10, 2016, Davis was placed on injured reserve.[11]

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