Maryland Football BIO
Sean Davis
Player Profile:
Sean Davis 1194718
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: Maret School
Experience: 1 Letter
  • 2015 Phil Steele Preseason All-Big Ten Second Team
As a Junior (2014): Started all 13 games, including a pair of starts at cornerback ... finished second on the team in tackles with 115 ... ranked fourth nationally and first in the Big Ten among defensive backs in tackles ... also posted four tackles for loss, one sack and force one fumble … is tied for fifth in the Big Ten averaging 9.0 tackles per game … tied for first on the team with eight pass breakups … has started all 12 games at either safety or cornerback … had 10 total tackles in a victory over James Madison (8/30) … recorded six tackles at USF (9/6) … notched 13 tackles against West Virginia (9/13) … totaled nine tackles and a TFL against Syracuse (9/20) … racked up four stops against Indiana (9/27) … recorded 14 tackles, including a team-high seven solo stops, against Ohio State (10/4) … notched a career-high 17 tackles against Wisconsin (10/25) … recorded a team-high 11 tackles including a TFL and three pass breakups at Penn State (11/1) making his first career start at cornerback … had eight tackles and a pass break up against Michigan State (11/15) … notched six tackles against Michigan (11/22) … had eight tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against Rutgers (11/29) ... totaled seven tackles againt Stanford (12/30) in the Foster Farms Bowl.

As a Sophomore (2013): Had a team-high 102 total tackles and averaged 7.8 per game, which ranked ninth in the ACC ... started all 13 games at the safety position ... returned an interception 21 yards against Old Dominion (9/7) ... recorded three solo stops against Connecticut (9/14) ... had six total tackles and recovered a fumble against West Virginia (9/21) ... notched a career-high 12 tackles against Florida State (10/5) ... made nine tackles against Virginia (10/12) ... recorded seven tackles, four solo, against Wake Forest (10/19) ... led the team with 11 tackles, eight solo, against Syracuse (11/9) ... had a team-high nine tackles against Virginia Tech (11/16) ... recorded nine tackles and an interception against Boston College (11/23) ... notched nine tackles and a pass breakup against NC State (11/30) ... had nine tackles against Marshall in the Military Bowl (12/27).

As a Freshman (2012): Played in all 12 games including two starts at safety … started and recorded four tackles including one solo stop against William and Mary (9/1) … started and added two solo stops against Temple (9/8) … recorded two tackles and recovered a fumble against Georgia Tech (11/3) … also saw time on special teams.

At Maret School: One of the top local players … a three-year starter at cornerback … the fifth-ranked player in Washington, D.C., according to … rated No. 3 among players in Washington, D.C., and No. 30 among cornerbacks in the nation by … ranked No. 98 among cornerbacks in the nation by … No. 32 on the SuperPrep MidAtlantic 59 … recorded 87 tackles, three forced fumbles, and three interceptions as a senior … also ran for 823 yards and seven touchdowns and posted 601 receiving yards and five touchdowns … returned three kickoffs and two punts for scores … did not play football until his junior season … also played baseball … also received offers from North Carolina, Boston College and Connecticut … coached by Mike Engelberg. 

Personal: Born in Washington, D.C. … parents are Sean and Lisa Davis … is trilingual, speaking English, Chinese and French … majoring in communication.

Career Highs
Tackles - 17 (at Wisconsin, 10/25/14)
Solo Tackles - 9 (at Florida State, 10/5/13)
Interceptions - 1 (twice: vs. Old Dominion, 9/7/13; vs. Boston College, 11/23/13)
Fumble Recoveries - 1 (twice: vs. Georgia Tech, 11/3/12; vs. West Virginia, 9/21/13)
Pass Breakups - 3 (at Penn State, 11/1/14)

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