2nd Round – 58th Overall
Appeared in 50 games (40 starts) and finished with 305 total tackles during his Maryland tenure.
Started all 12 games, leading the defense with 70 solo tackles and second in combined stops (88)…ranked second in the nation with five forced fumbles, the second-most in school history in a single season…tied for the team lead with three interceptions…had at least four tackles in every game.
Started all 13 games, including a pair at cornerback…finished second on the team with 115 tackles, ranking fourth in the nation and first in the Big Ten among defensive backs…added eight pass breakups, 4.0 TFLs, one sack and one forced fumble…tied for fifth in the Big Ten averaging 9.0 tackles per game…set a career-high with 17 tackles 10/25 vs. Wisconsin.
Started all 13 games at safety…totaled a team-high 102 total tackles, averaging 7.8 per game to rank ninth in the ACC.
Appeared in all 12 games, making two starts at safety…also saw action on special teams.
Was a three-year starter at cornerback at Maret School (Washington, D.C.)…totaled 87 tackles, three forced fumbles and three interceptions as a senior, while rushing for 823 yards with seven rushing touchdowns, to go along with 601 receiving yards with five receiving touchdowns…also returned three kickoffs and two punts for scores.
Born in Washington, D.C….son of Sean and Lisa Davis…is trilingual, speaking English, Chinese and French…majored in communications.
South Carolina State
North Rowan High School
3rd Round – 89th Overall
Was a two-time SBN Sports Mel Blount Defensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in 2014 and 2015…amassed 37.0 sacks, including 10.0 or more in each of his last two seasons.
Earned SBN Sports Mel Blount Defensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year in the MEAC honors for the second consecutive year…recorded 59 tackles, 22.0 TFLs with 13.5 sacks in 11 games…his 22.0 TFLS ranked fifth in the FCS.
Named Defensive Player of the Year in the MEAC and tabbed the SBC Sports Mel Blount Defensive Player of the Year after leading the conference and finishing third in the nation with 16.0 sacks…added 55 tackles, 23.5 TFLs, eight quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and two pass breakups.
Started all 13 games, earning All-MEAC second-team honors…finished with 51 tackles to go along with 12.5 TFLs, 5.5 sacks, five quarterback hits, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Started all 11 games as a true freshman…tallied 45 tackles with 4.5 TFLs and 2.0 sacks.
Earned four letters in football and basketball, and one in track…garnered all-state and all-county accolades in football and he was named Defensive Player of the Year twice…was all-state in basketball and Player of the Year as a Junior, and he was a member of the 2011 basketball state championship team.
Son of Yvette and Tim Bates.…majored in sports communication…born Feb. 7, 1993.