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Ed Davis
Ed Davis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Southeastern

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 242

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L


12/29/2013

Under-the-Radar Spartans Making a Difference

From Connor Kruse to Trevon Pendleton to Ed Davis, several unsung heroes have helped MSU reach the Rose Bowl.

12/17/2013

Mark Dantonio Weekly Press Conference Coverage

No. 4 Spartans will face No. 5 Stanford in the 2014 Rose Bowl Game on Jan. 1, 2014 in Pasadena, Calif.

11/15/2012

Grinz on Green Blog: Spartans Prepare For NU's Two-Quarterback System

The Spartan defense looks forward to the challenge of containing Northwestern's running game, which ranks third in the Big Ten at nearly 239 yards per game.

08/16/2012

Preseason Camp Update: Defense

Defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi gives an update on the defense midway through preseason camp.

08/14/2012

Grinz on Green Blog: Assessing MSU's First Preseason Scrimmage

Spartan head coach Mark Dantonio talks about his team's performance from Sunday.

Career Stats | Game-by-Game Statistics: 2012 | 2013


Two-year letterwinner ranks as the top candidate to replace three-year starter Denicos Allen at Sam linebacker . . . has 22 tackles, including 4.5 for losses and four sacks, in 27 career games . . . did not participate in spring practice due to a shoulder injury.

2013 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Recorded 17 tackles, including four sacks (20 yards), in 14 games . . . saw action primarily in third-down situations and special teams . . . recorded three tackles in the Big Ten Championship Game against No. 2 Ohio State, including a 5-yard sack . . . compiled 12.5 production points against No. 23 Michigan, collecting career highs in tackles (4), tackles for loss (2.5 for 14 yards) and sacks (2.5) . . . collected two tackles each against Purdue and Western Michigan.

2012 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games, primarily on special teams, to earn his first letter . . . collected five tackles . . . also provided back-up at Sam linebacker . . . was credited with a half tackle for loss (4 yards) in the win at Wisconsin, as he combined with teammate Taiwan Jones for an 8-yard loss on Montee Ball . . . tallied two stops at Central Michigan . . . recorded a tackle in his collegiate debut vs. No. 24 Boise State.

2011 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Minnesota . . . selected Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Central Michigan.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top outside linebackers by Rivals.com (No. 27), Scout.com (No. 33) and Scouts, Inc. (No. 86) . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 51) . . . also named to PrepStar's All-Midwest Team . . . rated among the state's Top 20 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 9), Lansing State Journal (No. 10), Detroit Free Press (No. 13) and The Detroit News (No. 15) . . . three-year starter at linebacker for head coaches Donshell English and Anthony Elliott at Southeastern High School in Detroit, Michigan . . . recorded 56 tackles (36 solos, 20 assists) as a senior, with 17 resulting in losses including seven sacks . . . tallied nine tackles each vs. Cass Tech and King . . . registered two sacks each vs. Northwestern, Denby and Douglass . . . also saw action at tight end and running back for the Jungaleers . . . had 13 catches for 196 yards (15.1 avg.) and three touchdowns in 2010 . . . caught three passes for 35 yards and two TDs vs. Douglass . . . had two receptions for 50 yards and one score vs. Osborn in the 2010 season opener . . . produced a career-best 103 tackles as a junior, including 16 sacks . . . recorded at least one sack in every game in 2009, including 3.5 in the season opener vs. Osborn . . . also intercepted three passes and forced three fumbles as a junior . . . made 12 stops and forced two fumbles vs. Glenn . . . carried 20 times for 193 yards (9.7 avg.) and four TDs in 2009 . . . rushed four times for a season-best 54 yards and two scores vs. Glenn . . . had four receptions for 146 yards (36.5 avg.) and two TDs as a junior . . . posted 35 tackles, including 4.5 sacks, and forced three fumbles as a sophomore . . . former high school teammate of current Tampa Bay Buccaneer and former Spartan defensive end William Gholston . . . son of Chad and Renee Davis . . . born Feb. 5, 1993 . . . majoring in sociology.

DAVIS' CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 4, vs. Michigan (11/2/2013)
Tackles for loss: 2.5, vs. Michigan (11/2/2013)
Sacks: 2.5, vs. Michigan (11/2/2013)

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