Game-by-Game Statistics: 2017
CAREER NOTES: Second-year tight end will not only see time in the playing rotation, but see starting action in 2017 . . . primarily utilized as a blocking tight end.
2017 SEASON (REDSHIRT-FRESHMAN): Has played in nine games with four starts (Bowing Green, Iowa, Michigan, Maryland), making Spartan debut when started the Bowling Green game . . . has two catches for 9 yards . . . snared a 2-yard catch at No. 11 Ohio State . . . did not play against Northwestern or Penn State due to injury . . . made first catch of MSU career in Indiana game for 7 yards . . . had one kickoff return for 12 yards against Bowling Green.
2016 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Rated among the nation's top tight ends by Rivals.com (No. 14), ESPN.com (No. 19), Scout.com (No. 24) and 247Sports.com (No. 28) . . . listed among the Midwest's top prospects by ESPN.com (No. 52) . . . named to PrepStar's All-Midwest Team . . . rated among Ohio's top seniors by Rivals.com (No. 16), ESPN.com (No. 20) and 247Sports.com (No. 23) . . . two-year starter for Coach Steve Specht at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio . . . second-team All-Greater Catholic League South selection as a senior . . . had 39 receptions for 419 yards (10.7 avg.) and three touchdowns in 2015 . . . had five catches for 79 yards vs. Gahanna Lincoln, including a career-long 48-yard grab . . . set career highs with seven receptions for 91 yards vs. Warren Central . . . had a career-best two TD catches vs. Mentor . . . caught 20 passes for 275 yards (13.8 avg.) and four TDs as a junior . . . had three catches for 54 yards and a TD vs. Colerain . . . scored on a season-long 47-yard reception vs. Cleveland St. Ignatius . . . had a season-high four receptions for 52 yards vs. Archbishop Moeller . . . also lettered in lacrosse . . . represented Team Indiana in the 2014 Brine National Lacrosse Classic in Boyds, Maryland . . . son of Steve and Pamela Davis . . . born Jan. 27, 1998 . . . kinesiology major.