A fourth-year defensive lineman who will have a chance to see time in the fall ... a physical player who moves well laterally ... listed as a backup at defensive tackle.
As a Sophomore (2009): Saw action as a reserve defensive lineman in two games ... assisted on one tackle vs. Cal (9/5) ... posted one solo stop vs. James Madison (9/12).
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008): Did not see game action.
As a Freshman (2007): Served a redshirt season ... named the scout team defensive player of the week leading up to the Clemson game.
At St. Stephens & St. Agnes High School: A four-year starter on both the offensive and defensive lines ... ranked No. 50 nationally among defensive tackles by Scouts, Inc. ... No. 23 on Rivals.com's top 30 Virginia prospects ... a first-team all-state selection as a senior on the offensive line ... also a second-team All-Met choice by The Washington Post ... a consensus first team All-IAC choice ... earned a spot on the Charlotteville Daily Progress Silver List ... served as team captain as a senior and captured team MVP honors ... had 69 tackles, including nine tackles for loss and two sacks, in 2006 ... also forced two fumbles, had three QB hurries and two pass break-ups ... was also a standout wrestler ... named all-league heavyweight wrestler and finished third in the state among private schools ... recruited by Boston College, NC State, Rutgers, and Virginia ... coached by David Holm.
Personal: Parents are Peter and Linda Davidson ... plays the acoustic and electric bass guitar ... majoring in American studies.