BCI talks with new Bearcat commit defensive back Davin Pierce

The Cincinnati Bearcats have a new commit for the 2016 class and it is defensive back Davin Pierce. Pierce has spent the last two years at Blinn Community College and will be in Clifton in the summer. Check out his Q&A with Bearcat Insider.

Bearcat Insider- What sealed the deal to commit to UC today?

Davin Pierce- I actually committed on spot when Coach Clink (Clinkscales) said he was gone offer me a scholarship. Something just told me that it would be the right move in the end.

Bearcat Insider- How happy is your family?

Davin Pierce- My family is very happy and excited for me to finally live me long awaited dream as being a Division 1 football player, my mom Sheila Pierce is my biggest supporter and critic so she is just as happy as I am.

Bearcat Insider- When will you be on campus?

Davin Pierce- I graduate in May so I will start summer classes right away.

Bearcat Insider- I know you were originally apart of the '14 class what happened then? How cool is it to be at this point in '16?

Davin Pierce- I believe everything happens for a reason so I feel I wasn't ready to become a Bearcat that's why I wasn't allowed but now having a second shot I feel it's my time to show people what I can do and make it count.

Bearcat Insider- Do you still have family close by? How much easier does the jump from Blinn to Cincy will be because you have family near?

Davin Pierce- I have a brother who attends Indiana State and that's pretty much it. I have family who play for Cincy, a close friend of mines Mike Boone. We knew each other back in middle school and grew up together so I feel like I'm going to fit right in with the program with no problem.

Bearcat Insider- What kind of player should #BearcatNation be expecting when they see you in uniform?

Davin Pierce- They can expect a Juco product that is very hungry and is ready to take full advantage of this opportunity that God has giving me, to help the defense improve and be better as a time.

Bearcat Insider- Is there a defensive back that you try to model your game after?

Davin Pierce- Honestly I'm trying to be the corner younger guy’s model after so I'm trying to start my own legacy when it's all said and done.

Bearcat Insider- What does Davin do for fun when not playing or preparing for the season?

Davin Pierce- I just play video games and chill with the homies, I love entertaining people as well I'm a real funny guy if you get to know me.



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