Big Play Ability

<b>Chris Davis</b> has drawn comparisons from the Florida State coaching staff to former FSU All- American <b>Peter Warrick.</b> Like Warrick, Davis is considered a game-breaking wide receiver with exceptional skill. At the moment, however, Davis is focusing on being ready for the start of two-a-days on Monday. Click here for an update as FSU concluded its summer conditioning drills on Tuesday.

At first glance, one would never guess receiver Chris Davis doesn't feel 100 percent quite yet.

During Tuesday's final conditioning drills on Florida State's practice fields, Davis covered the 110-yard sprints with little effort.

"I will be full speed by two-a-days," Davis said and grinned following the speed session.

Davis is recovering nicely from offseason ankle surgery. Injured during practice leading up to the Orange Bowl against Miami, Davis suffered a bone chip and "a little dent" in his ankle area.

Davis expects to be cleared medically by the start of practice next week. FSU players can enjoy a quick reprieve before having to report back to Tallahassee on Sunday.

"I feel fine. I am just giving my ankle a couple days to make sure I am right," Davis said.

"I go back to doctor next week and I should be cleared. I am ready to go."

Davis looks ready to go, too.

He's added noticeable bulk to his upper body and now tips the scales at 180 pounds -- 20 more than when he reported to FSU two seasons ago.

"I feel a little heavy at times but I've been running with it (weight) and working with it, so I've adjusted to it," Davis said.

"I feel good."

Davis played in all 13 games last season, catching at least one reception in 11 games. He was third on the team with 23 receptions and fourth with 264 receiving yards. He also had 12 punt returns for 111 yards with a long of 38 yards.

Despite the early departure of P.K. Sam to the NFL and any unresolved questions concerning the return of Craphonso Thorpe from a broken leg, Davis believes FSU's receiving corps should be a team strength.

"Everyone is working really hard out here," said Davis, who posted three or more receptions in four games last season. Davis also recorded a season-high 57 yards receiving against Wake Forest in October.

"We are deep receiver, so we should be pretty good. Everyone is looking forward to getting started."


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