Ray Davis - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#6 Ray Davis Season 2021-22


Class Senior
Height 5'9"
Weight 205
Hometown San Francisco, Calif.
High School Blair Academy

Student-Athlete Features
VUCommodores.com — Ray of Hope

As A Senior (2022)
• Semifinalist for Comeback Player of the Year
• Fourth team All-SEC (Phil Steele)
• Produced the 10th 1,000-yard rushing season in school history
• Ran for 1,042 yards on 232 carries while playing in all 12 games
• Eclipsed 100 rushing yards in five games, including three straight in November against South Carolina, Kentucky and Florida
• Finished sixth in the SEC at 100.92 all-purpose yards per game
• Ranked fourth in the SEC and 32nd nationally in rushing yards
• Ran for 129 yards and a score in win over Kentucky
• Posted 122 yards in victory over Florida
• Rushed for 116 yards and posted both a rushing and receiving touchdown at NIU

As A Junior (2021)
• Ran for 238 yards before suffering a season-ending injury week three
• Went for 93 yards in win at Colorado State
• Posted a touchdown versus Stanford

The Davis File
• Played 16 games at Temple during the 2019 and 2020 seasons
• Appeared in all 12 games in 2019 and four in 2020
• Earned Pro Football Focus First Team Freshman All-America accolades in 2019
• Finished with 271 carries for 1,259 yards (4.6 yards/carry) and nine touchdowns to go along with 27 receptions for 243 yards (9.0 yards/catch) and two scores
• Played in Temple’s first four games in 2020, ending with 78 carries for 323 yards (4.1 yards/carry) and one touchdown
• During 2020, caught 12 passes for 62 yards (5.2 yards/reception)
• Capped 2019 season with 193 carries for 936 yards (4.8 yards/carry) and eight touchdowns
• Averaged 78.0 rushing yards/game during freshman campaign
• In Temple debut, rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 78 yards and a score
• Crossed the 100-yard rushing plateau three times and rushed for 50 or more yards 10 times
• Set single-game highs for rushes (29), rushing yards (135) and rushing touchdowns (2) against Georgia Tech and earned American Athletic Conference Honor Roll and Offensive Player of the Week accolades following the performance
• Reset the single-game rushing high against East Carolina with 157
• Also had a 105-yard game against Connecticut
• Caught a career-high four passes at SMU and hauled in three passes at Cincinnati
• Played for coach Jim Saylor at Blair Academy
• Closed 33-game high school career with 4,815 rushing yards and 59 touchdowns on 375 carries
• As a defensive back for Blair Academy, tallied 80 tackles and six interceptions
• Helped the Buccaneers to a 5-3 mark as a senior
• Born November 11, 1999
• Biological parents are Jessica Blazer and Raymond Davis
• Guardians are Lora Banks and Greg Ley
• Has 10 siblings: Levar Watkins, Jashonna Davis, Xion Davis, Amir Davis, Keari Davis, Janiyah Davis, Damari Davis, Bradley Ley, Danayah Bobo and Camari Cook
• Majoring in communication studies