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Matt Davis
Matt  Davis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Klein Forest

Last College:
Tyler JC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 202

Position:
QB

Experience:
JR-1L


04/18/2015

Blue Defeats Red In SMU Spring Game

Mustangs showcase in front of 5,000 fans

Sophomore (2014): Played in 10 games and started the final five at quarterback... Totaled 855 passing yards and 613 rushing yards... Had three passing touchdowns for the season, including a 64-yard connection with Der'rikk Thompson at Tulsa and a 67-yarder to Jeremiah Gaines against Houston... SCHOOL RECORDS: Set the two highest rushing totals by a quarterback in SMU history, running for 191 and a touchdown at Connecticut in SMU's 27-20 victory, as well as rushing for 181 yards at Tulsa with two touchdowns... Also had 212 passing yards and 393 yards of total offense at Tulsa, tying for the 17th-most yards of total offense in a single game in SMU history... Davis' 191 rush yards against UConn tied him for the 13th-most in a game by any player in SMU history... HONORS: Was named to the American Athletic Conference Honor Roll twice.

Freshman (2013 at Tyler JC): Appeared in seven games... Was named the Southwest Junior College Football Conference and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Offensive Player of the Week after leading TJC to a come-from-behind win over Blinn... After going down 28-24 with 1:25 remaining, Davis led the Apaches on a six-play drive and rushed for a TD with 19 seconds left on the clock, giving TJC a 31-28 win; 2012 (at Texas A&M): Redshirted; Prep: Earned District 13-5A Co-Offensive Player of the Year honors as a sophomore after completing 100 out of 171 passes for 1,393 yards and 14 touchdowns, as well as running the ball 190 times for 1,427 yards and 22 touchdowns... After missing his junior year due to a knee injury, he returned for his senior year and amassed 1,483 yards and 13 touchdowns through the air while rushing for another 931 yards and 12 TDs... Earned a spot in Division 13-5A's second-team All-District squad... A 4-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, 247sports.com and Scout.com... Rated No. 107 overall and the No. 6 quarterback in the ESPNU 150... Rated No. 119 overall and No. 3 among quarterbacks by Rivals.com... Ranked No. 5 dual-threat quarterback nationally by 247sports.com... Ranked No. 6 quarterback nationally by Scout.com... Rated by SuperPrep as the No. 1 quarterback and No. 16 player overall from Texas... Also part of the SuperPrep All-American 290 as the No. 6 quarterback... Ranked No. 21 on the Austin American-Stateman's Fab 55... Held offers from Auburn, Arkansas, Alabama, LSU, Nebraska, and Oklahoma State; Personal: Son of Ginny and Howard Davis.

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