UND Roster

2020-21 Football Roster

#3 Avery Davis


Height 5-11
Weight 202
Class Senior
Hometown Cedar Hill, TX
High School Cedar Hill


  • Started at WR and caught two passes for 26 yards in the season-opening win vs. Duke (9/12), including a 17-yard contested touchdown pass which Davis caught around the arms of the Duke defender.
  • Saw action in the 52-0 win vs. South Florida (9/19).
  • Caught one pass for 13 yards in the win vs. Florida State (10/10).
  • Caught two passes for 17 yards and rushed once for 10 yards in the 12-7 win vs. Louisville (10/17).


  • Opened fall camp at cornerback before moving to receiver
  • Saw action in 11 games, catching 10 passes for 124 yards and two TDs
  • Also rushed six times for 10 yards
  • Scored TDs in wins over New Mexico and Bowling Green


  • Played in nine games, primarily at running back
  • Ran for 70 yards on the year and had five receptions for 30 yards


  • One of 10 scholarship freshmen who spent the season on scout team and did not see the field
  • Joined David Adams, Jafar Armstrong, Aaron Banks, Darnell Ewell, Dillan Gibbons, Josh Lugg, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, Kofi Wardlow and Drew White as rookies who helped the Irish on their scout teams


  • One of the top scholastic dual-threat quarterbacks in the country
  • Completed 189 of 273 passes for 2,876 yards and 37 TDs as a senior in 2016 despite missing two games with an ankle injury
  • Carried the ball 84 times for 369 rushing yards and six TDs
  • Threw for 463 yards and four TDs, and ran for 109 yards and two TDs in a 55-41 loss to DeSoto High School in the Texas 6A Division II Regional Championship held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington
  • One of 10 quarterbacks on Dallas Morning News rating of top 100 area players
  • One of six quarterbacks named to Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100
  • 2016 Texas District 7-6A Offensive Player of the Year
  • First-team quarterback on Texas District 7-6A squad in 2016
  • 2016 Dallas Morning News SportsDayHS All-Area Second Team
  • Ranked as the second-best quarterback in the Dallas area by SportsDayHS
  • No. 189-ranked overall player and No. 11 quarterback by Scout.com
  • No. 254-ranked overall player and No. 8 dual-threat quarterback by 247Sports.com
  • No. 153-ranked overall player and No. 7 dual-threat quarterback by ESPN.com
  • No. 19 dual-threat quarterback by Rivals.com
  • Texas’ No. 34-ranked player by Scout.com, No. 43-ranked player by 247Sports, No. 27-ranked player by ESPN and No. 80-ranked player by Rivals
  • No. 103-ranked overall player and No. 14-ranked quarterback by Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report
  • Four-star member of the PrepStar Top 300 Dream Team, ranked as the No. 139 player in the class of 2017 and the No. 8 dual-threat quarterback
  • Played for coach Joey McGuire at Cedar Hill High School
  • Selected to participate in the 2016 Under Armour All-American Game in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Chosen to represent the U.S. National Team against Team Canada at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business