James Davidson (American football)

James Davidson (born November 1, 1990) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Texas at El Paso and attended Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Texas. He has also been a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

James Davidson
Free agent
Position:Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1990-11-01) November 1, 1990 (age 29)
Huntsville, Texas
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:242 lb (110 kg)
Career information
High school:Huntsville (Huntsville, Texas)
College:Texas-El Paso
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Early yearsEdit

Davidson played high school football at Huntsville High School. He was an honorable mention selection on defense to the 2008 Associated Press 4A All-State team and a two-time 18-4A first team All-District, including a unanimous selection as a senior. He was a second-team All-Area performer and voted as the district's Newcomer of the Year following his junior season in 2007. Davidson registered 63 tackles, three interceptions and three sacks as a senior while recording 84 tackles as a junior.[1]

College careerEdit

Davidson played for the UTEP Miners from 2010 to 2013. He was redshirted in 2009.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Cincinnati BengalsEdit

Davidson signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on May 12, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was released by the Bengals on August 26, 2014.[2]

New York GiantsEdit

Davidson was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad on September 16, 2014. He was promoted to the active roster on December 2, 2014 and made his NFL debut on December 7, 2014 against the Tennessee Titans.[2][3] He was released by the Giants on May 11, 2015.[4]

Miami DolphinsEdit

Davidson signed with the Miami Dolphins on August 17, 2015.[5] He was released by the Dolphins on September 4, 2015.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "James Davidson". utepathletics.com. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "James Davidson". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
  3. ^ "James Davidson". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
  4. ^ Schwartz, Paul (May 11, 2015). "4 undrafted rookies impressed Giants enough for contract". nypost.com. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015.
  5. ^ Lerner, Keven (August 18, 2015). "N.Y. Jets claim former Dolphins TE Arthur Lynch". sun-sentinel.com. Archived from the original on September 19, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2016.
  6. ^ Beasley, Adam H. (September 4, 2015). "RB Jay Ajayi cracks a rib, complicating the Dolphins' plans as they begin cuts". miamiherald.com. Archived from the original on September 4, 2015. Retrieved September 4, 2015.

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