Ohio Speedster Returns From Injury

Colerain defeated Pickerington Central 28-15 last Saturday in Cincinnati as part of the Crosstown Showdown. It was the first game back for senior tailback Chris Davis, who missed his junior season with a leg injury.

One of the more uplifting story lines to Cincinnati Colerain's 28-15 win over Pickerington Central was the return to action by senior tailback Chris Davis.

Davis showed so much promise in 2010 as a sophomore runningback, and expectations were high last season for the speedy back. A serious knee injury ended his season, but Davis was back in action last weekend.

"It feels so good to be back on the field competing," Davis stated enthusiastically about his return to action. "It also felt good to beat a team that talked so much trash to me about what they were going to do to me. I feel great and my knee feels great."

"I'm so thankful to my doctors for getting me back out here competing again," he added. "It was great to be playing football with my teammates. My play was really good, and my coaches were happy with the way I blocked. I know I can play better and be more of a part of the offense, but that's up to my coaches."

With no offers to his credit, Davis knows a strong senior season would prove he is 100% healthy and put him back on the recruiting radar.

"I don't have any offers right now, but a lot of people are looking at me," he explained. "Everybody wants to see how I play early this season, and I understand that. Some of the schools telling me they're watching me are Cincinnati, Ohio State, Illinois and Michigan, and also all of the MAC schools."

"My favorite school is Cincinnati, and I would love to have that offer," he admitted. "That way I could stay home and play right here in this stadium. I talk to the coaches all the time, but they say they have to see me perform in the first few games, to see if my knee is right."

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