2006: After missing the 2005 season and all of spring practice while recovering from knee surgery, junior Braelon Davis is listed No. 3 at cornerback behind returning starter C.J. Wilson and Alton Widemon ... One of the Bears' top defenders, Davis should challenge for All-Big 12 honors in his final two seasons at Baylor ... His father, Bruce, was an All-Southwest Conference wide receiver for the Bears as a senior in 1983 and a four-time All-America sprinter ... Like his father, Braelon wears jersey No. 5 as a Bear.
2005: Davis sustained a knee injury during the Bears' April 9, 2005, spring scrimmage, underwent surgery to repair a torn right ACL on May 24 and missed the entire 2005 season and all of the Bears' 2006 spring workouts.
2004: The 2004 Sporting News All-Big 12 freshman team honoree drew five starts in 11 games as a rookie, including starts in each of Baylor's final four contests, to earn his first varsity football letter as a redshirt freshman ... His 24 tackles (18 solo) ranked No. 10 on squad ... Also had a pass breakup ... Had seven multi-tackle efforts in 11 games ... Tallied a career-high five tackles (four solos) and his first career interception, which he returned 12 yards, against No. 16 Texas A&M ... Had four stops at Nebraska in his first career start and four against No. 2 Oklahoma ... Recorded Big 12's first 2004 defensive two-point conversion and BU's first-ever such score with a 100-yard interception return vs. Iowa State ... Named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 27) for his blocked punt which he recovered for his first career touchdown vs. North Texas ... Saw action on 565 plays ... Did not run track during the 2005 season.
2003: Redshirted as a true freshman, but earned a letter as a member of the Bears' indoor and outdoor track teams ... Recorded season-bests of 6.83 in the 60 meters and 21.89 in the 200 meters at the 2004 Big 12 Indoor Championships ... During the outdoor season, he was the leadoff leg of Baylor's 4x100-meter relay team, which clocked a time of 39.86 to finish second at the Big 12 Outdoor ... Posted season-bests of 10.46 in the 100 meters and 20.84 in the 200 meters at the NCAA Regional meet ... At the NCAA Outdoor Championships, he ran the second leg of Baylor's national championship 4x400-meter relay team and was on the Bears' 4x100-meter relay unit while also running the 200 meters.
High School: Carter High School, Dallas ... Made 66 tackles and tied for team lead with five interceptions in 2002 ... Also had two fumble recoveries, two blocked kicks and two defensive touchdowns as a senior, helping the Cowboys to an 11-1 record and a district title ... Rushed 30 times for 250 yards and scored four touchdowns in final prep season ... Awarded third-team 5A all-state honors by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... Texas Top 300 selection by Texas Football magazine ... Earned three letters in football and four in track ... A member of Carter's 2002 state championship 4x100- and 4x400-meter relay teams ... Also placed sixth at state meet in the 200 meters after claiming district and regional titles ... Helped Carter to 2002 state track crown ... Named one of the Metroplex's top 100 prospects by The Dallas Morning News (No. 68) ... Honor roll student ... Coached by Allen Wilson at the District 10-5A school.
Personal: The son of Bruce Davis and Vicki Bell, Braelon Elliotte Davis was born Oct. 14, 1984, in Cleveland, and will celebrate his 22nd birthday when the Bears travel to defending national champion Texas in 2006 ... Father, Bruce, earned 1983 All-Southwest Conference honors as a senior wide receiver and was a four-time All-America sprinter at Baylor who was a second-round draft pick of the NFL's Cleveland Browns in 1984 ... Communications specialist major.
DAVIS' Single-Game Bests
Tackles: 5 vs. Texas A&M, Oct. 30, 2004
Solo Tackles: 4, twice
Interceptions: 1 vs. Texas A&M, Oct. 30, 2004
Pass Breakups: 1 at Texas Tech, Nov. 6, 2004
DAVIS' Career Statistics
|2005||Did Not Play|
Punt Returns: 2004: 1-11-1 TD; 2005: DNP; Career: 1-11-1 TD