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Robert Davis
Player Profile:
Robert Davis 1331247
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
Hometown: Warner Robins, Ga.
High School: Northside

CAREER STATISTICS

ATHLETIC HONORS:
• 2016 All-Sun Belt Conference (first team)
• 2015 All-Sun Belt Conference (first team)
• 2014 All-Sun Belt Conference (honorable mention)

ACADEMIC HONORS:
• Sun Belt Conference Honor Roll, 2014-15 and 2015-16
• Dean's List, Fall 2014
• Athletic Director's Honor's Roll, Spring 2015, Fall 2015; Spring 2016

AT GEORGIA STATE: Three-time all-conference selection and Georgia State's all-time leading receiver ... The first three-time All-Sun Belt player in GSU history and the first to receive first-team All-Sun Belt honors in two straight years ... Selected by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round (pick No. 205) of the 2017 NFL Draft, the third draft pick in GSU history.

Tall and explosive with excellent hands and leaping ability ... Despite not having any other scholarship offers, he immediately earned a starting berth as a true freshman and improved every year, developing into one of the top receivers in the Sun Belt Conference and the nation.

Georgia State's career leader in receptions (222) and receiving yards (3,391) ... Broke the records of his former teammate and current Kansas City Chief Albert Wilson (175-3,190) ... Ranks second to Wilson with 17 touchdown receptions, 10 100-yard games and 3,394 all-purpose yards ... Career average of 15.3 yards per catch ... Had at least one reception in every game he played (49 straight), the longest active streak in FBS ... For his junior and senior seasons, he averaged 64 receptions for 974 yards and 5.5 touchdowns.

Stands second in Sun Belt history (to T.Y. Hilton, FIU, 3,531) in career receiving yards and fifth in receptions ... Ranks eighth among all active FBS players in career receiving yards and 13th in receptions.

Ten catches over 50 yards in his career; 58 vs. ULM, 65 vs. Troy, 55 vs. Texas State in 2016; 61 vs. Liberty, 75 at Oregon in 2015; 51 vs. New Mexico State, 57 at South Alabama, 75 vs. Texas State in 2014; 80 vs. South Alabama, 67 vs. Western Kentucky in 2013 ... His 17 career TD catches covered an average of 39.5 yards.

2016: First-team All-Sun Belt for the second straight year ... Led the Sun Belt in receiving yards (77.8 pg) and was second in receptions (5.3) and fourth in touchdown receptions (5) ... Caught 67 passes for 968 yards ... Averaged 14.4 yards per catch and had four 100-yard games ... His five TD catches covered an averaged of 43.8 yards.

Eight catches for 93 yards with 13-yard TD in 23-17 loss at No. 9 Wisconsin ... Tied his career-high with nine catches for 149 yards in win over Texas State. Caught a 55-yard TD pass on first play of second half ... Followed with five receptions for 117 yards at Troy, including a 65-yard TD ... Also had nine catches vs. Arkansas State for 87 yards ...Played through a shoulder injury that limited him to two catches in games vs. UT Martin and South Alabama.

One of GSU's three 100-yard receivers vs. ULM with five catches for 114 yards, including a 58-yard TD on the third play of the second half ... Added a 28-yard touchdown catch in win over Georgia Southern ... Finished the season with his 10th career 100-yard game with nine catches for 112 yards at Idaho ... Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference (first team) and Preseason Watch Lists for Senior Bowl and Biletnikoff Award.

2015: First-team All-Sun Belt Conference ... His 61 receptions and 980 receiving yards are the third-best season totals in Georgia State history ... Caught six touchdown passes ... Second in the Sun Belt to teammate Penny Hart with 75.4 receiving yards per game ... Averaged 16.1 yards per catch.

Came within nine yards of the GSU single-game record with 177 yards receiving on just five catches in win over Texas State. Caught a 44-yard pass on GSU's first play of the game, then a 34-yard TD on the fourth play. Also had receptions of 32, 48 and 19 yards.
Had a 75-yard touchdown reception at No. 12 Oregon. Caught a short pass, made a few defenders miss and then outran the secondary for the score ... Eight catches for 82 yards in win at New Mexico State ... Caught a 61-yard touchdown pass vs. Liberty.

Career high nine receptions for 125 yards in win at Ball State, including an 11-yard touchdown catch ... Seven receptions for 67 yards in win over South Alabama ... Caught a 46-yard touchdown in win over Troy and an 18-yard score in win over Georgia Southern.

2014: Honorable mention All-Sun Belt Conference ... Collected 50 receptions for 732 yards and two touchdowns ... Seventh in the Sun Belt in receiving yards per game and 13th in receptions per game ... One of three Panthers with 50 or more catches ... Had two 100-yard games.

Finished the season with six receptions for a career-high 117 yards against Texas State, including a 75-yard touchdown that was GSU's longest pass play of the season ... Opened his sophomore season with a career-high eight receptions for 90 yards vs. Abilene Christian...Had a 9-yard touchdown among his four catches at Washington...Caught four passes for 108 yards at South Alabama. Set up two second-half touchdowns with a 57-yard reception down to the 3-yard line and a 29-yard catch to the 16...Had three catches on the season of over 50 yards (51 vs. New Mexico State, 57 at South Alabama, 75 vs. Texas State) ... Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference (third team) by Phil Steele's College Football Preview.

2013: GSU's second-leading receiver on the season with 44 catches for 711 yards and four touchdowns, including two 100-yard games ... The only freshman to rank among the Sun Belt top 10 in receiving yards (59.2 pg) and receptions (3.7 pg) ... Only four freshmen in the nation averaged more receiving yards per game and only eight rookies had more catches.

Finished the season with a career-high 110 yards receiving on four catches vs. South Alabama ... Had an 80-yard reception down to the 1-yard line against USA for the third-longest pass play in GSU history ... Had his first 100-yard game against Chattanooga with four receptions for 100 yards, highlighted by a 47-yard catch ... Opened his career with seven receptions for 66 yards vs. Samford ... Caught his first touchdown on an 18-yard reception against Jacksonville State for the tying score in the fourth quarter. ... Grabbed a 31-yard touchdown vs. Troy and a 5-yard scoring pass at Texas State ... Hauled in a 67-yard touchdown pass from Ronnie Bell vs. Western Kentucky ... Three catches for 60 yards against Arkansas State, when he set up a pair of touchdowns with long completions. Had a 25-yard catch down to the 4-yard line and a 28-yard grab at the 17; after both catches, GSU scored a touchdown on the next play.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned team awards for Leadership and Hustle at Northside Warner Robins High School ... Caught just 11 passes his senior season while playing in a run-dominated offense ... Coached by Kevin Kinsler ... Also a standout basketball player who was named to the all-tournament team at the Bear Brawl Tournament.

PERSONAL: Full name is Robert Jamal Davis ... Born April 2, 1995 ... Parents are Robert and Mizell Davis ... Related to NFL player and former Georgia standout Thomas Davis ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Earned his degree in May 2017.

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