87   Brandon Davis
Brandon Davis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Broadview, IL

High School:
Riverside-Brookfield

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 262

Position:
TE

Experience:
2L


2006: Started nine of 13 games played, including seven of final nine contests. Team's fourth-leading receiver with 23 catches for 243 yards (10.6 avg.) and two touchdowns. Finished season with nine-game reception streak, including bowl game. Made first collegiate start at Ohio State (9-2). Caught two passes for 36 yards vs. Ohio (9-9). Had 12-yard catch against Buffalo (9-16). Started and hauled in four receptions for 61 yards with an 11-yard touchdown catch at Ball State (9-30). Scored game-winning touchdown on three-yard pass in three-catch, 26-yard effort at Miami (10-8). Had 22-yard reception at Western Michigan (10-14). Caught two passes for 18 yards vs. Temple (10-21). Made four catches at Iowa (10-28). Totaled two catches against Toledo (11-7) and Central Michigan (11-17). Grabbed one pass at Eastern Michigan (11-24) and vs. TCU in Poinsettia Bowl (12-19).


2005: Appeared in 12 contests and caught three passes, two for touchdowns, for 48 yards. Saw time as tight end and on special teams. Had first collegiate reception at Northwestern (9-10). Hauled in 40-yard scoring strike for first touchdown at Akron (9-24). Caught six-yard TD pass against Kent State (10-22).

2004: Played in five games as reserve tight end. Made collegiate debut on special teams vs. Southern Illinois (9-11). Saw tight end action vs. Akron (10-2) and vs. Central Michigan (10-16).

2003: Redshirted.

High School: Named team captain, first team Suburban Prairie Conference All-White Division, first team Suburban Life Newspapers All-Area, preseason Chicago Sun-Times Area Top 100, all-area offense, and special mention all-area for Class 5A playoff qualifier as a senior. Caught 30 passes for 504 yards (16.8 avg.), including 88-yarder, and six touchdowns during final year. Entered senior year on preseason Midwest Region unit by PrepStar Magazine, Senior to Watch by Street & Smith's, Chicago Tribune Top 20 Recruits and Area Top 100 Players. Totaled 65 receptions for 928 yards and 11 TDs over final two prep seasons. Lettered on 11-1 state quarterfinalist as junior. Two-time football letterwinner and earned three letters in basketball and track. Captained three sports. Averaged 19.0 points and nine rebounds during senior year in basketball and was MVP, first team Suburban Prairie Conference All-Blue Division and league Player of the Year, first team Pioneer Press All-Area, and first team all-area selection. Honor Roll student.

Personal: Born Dec. 2, 1984. Physical education major. Posted 3.0 cumulative GPA through 2007 Spring semester. Parents are Kevin and Elanda Davis. Older brother of NIU WR Britt Davis.

BRANDON DAVIS' CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

YearG/GSRec.Yds.Avg.TDLgYds/Gm
200512/034816.02404.0
200613/92324310.622618.7
Career25/92629111.244011.6

BRANDON DAVIS' CAREER GAME HIGHS
Catches: 4, twice, last vs. Iowa, 10-28-06
Yards: 61, vs. Ball State, 9-30-06
Touchdowns: 1, four times, last vs. Miami (Ohio), 10-8-06
Long Gain: 40, vs. Akron, 9-24-05