Weatherford wrapped up four years as the starting punter for the Illini this season, finishing his career as the school's record holder for punting average as well as single-season average leader. This season, he earned second-team All-Big Ten honors, after first-team in 2004. Weatherford joins former Illinois assistant coach Greg McMahon in the Crescent City.
Davis, a two-year starter at fullback, rushed for 361 yards and recorded 644 receiving yards in his career, while scoring six touchdowns. He joins former Illini standout wide receiver, Greg Lewis.