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Titus Davis (born January 3, 1993) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He played college football at Central Michigan. His younger brother, Corey Davis is a wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans.

Titus Davis
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1993-01-03) January 3, 1993 (age 26)
Wheaton, Illinois
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:Wheaton Warrenville South
(Wheaton, Illinois)
College:Central Michigan
Undrafted:2015
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

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Early yearsEdit

Davis attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School in Wheaton, Illinois and starred alongside his brother and eventual Western Michigan Broncos standout, Corey Davis. In 2010, he helped lead the team to a perfect 14–0 record and an Illinois Class 7A state championship, where he caught six passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns in the state championship game. He finished the season with 58 receptions for 1,239 yards and 18 touchdowns, earning All-state honors from the Chicago Tribune and Champaign Gazette. Davis was also a state qualifier in the long jump (best of 7.29 meters or 23 feet, 11 inches), 4 × 100m (42.14 seconds) and 4 × 200m (1:27.82 minutes) in track & field as a junior. He also competed in sprints and posted personal-best times of 11.14 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 22.24 seconds in the 200-meter dash.[1]

College careerEdit

Davis played at Central Michigan University from 2011 to 2014. For his career he had 204 receptions and broke school records with 3,700 yards and 37 touchdowns, both of which were previously held by Antonio Brown.[2][3][4][5] Davis was a 4 time All-MAC selection and a freshman All American. He capped off his career at CMU scoring the ESPY nominated three-lateral TD with no time remaining against Western Kentucky in the 2014 Bahamas Bowl.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draftEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 1 in
(1.85 m)
196 lb
(89 kg)
4.51 s 1.60 s 2.65 s 4.28 s 7.14 s 32.5 in
(0.83 m)
9 ft 11 in
(3.02 m)
All values from NFL Combine[6]

2015 seasonEdit

Immediately following the draft, Davis signed a priority free agent deal with the San Diego Chargers. On August 30, 2015, Davis was released from the San Diego Chargers.[7] On September 23, 2015, Davis was signed to the New York Jets practice squad.[8] On October 14, 2015, Davis was released.[8] On October 20, 2015, Davis was signed to the Buffalo Bills practice squad.[9] On November 9, 2015, Davis was released.[10] On November 16, 2015, Davis was signed to the New York Jets practice squad.[8] On November 26, 2015, Davis was released.[8]

2016 seasonEdit

Davis returned to the Jets, signing a future/reserve contract on January 28, 2016.[11] Davis informed the team on August 6, 2016 that he no longer wanted to play football and abruptly retired.[12]

2017 seasonEdit

On May 14, 2017, Davis was signed by the Chicago Bears after a tryout at their rookie minicamp.[13][14] He was waived by the Bears on September 2, 2017.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Titus Davis".
  2. ^ Chicago Tribune (April 23, 2015). "Wheaton's Titus Davis hopes nose for end zone pays off in NFL draft". chicagotribune.com.
  3. ^ "Confidence pays off for Central receiver Davis". Detroit News. March 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "Ex-Central Michigan receiver Titus Davis trying to prove himself at NFL combine". MLive.com.
  5. ^ "Titus Davis breaks Central Michigan career receiving touchdowns record with game-winning score as Chippewas clip Buffalo on road".
  6. ^ "Titus Davis – Central Michigan, WR : 2015 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile".
  7. ^ "WR Titus Davis, TE David Paulson among Chargers' 11 roster cuts". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d "Jets Sign Titus Davis to Reserve/Future Deal". www.newyorkjets.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  9. ^ Galliford, Brian. "Buffalo Bills place WR Marquise Goodwin on Injured Reserve". Buffalo Rumblings. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  10. ^ "Inside The Bills | Bills add CB Seamster to practice squad". Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  11. ^ Lange, Randy (January 28, 2016). "Jets Sign Titus Davis to Reserve/Future Deal". New York Jets. Archived from the original on March 15, 2016. Retrieved March 14, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  12. ^ Gathier, Steve (August 6, 2016). "Titus Davis tells Jets he doesn't want to play anymore, retires at 23". Sporting News. Archived from the original on September 7, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  13. ^ http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/bears-sign-wheaton-warrenville-south-alum-titus-davis/
  14. ^ Alper, Josh (May 14, 2017). "Bears sign WR Titus Davis, older brother of 2017 Titans first-rounder Corey Davis". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
  15. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL's 53-man roster limit". ChicagoBears.com.

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