Trey Davis Shocked by Gopher Coaching Change

Trey Davis, a 6-foot-2, 280-pound offensive lineman from Farmington who committed to Minnesota in April, was shocked by the news of Gopher head coach Glen Mason being fired. Davis was named to the Minnesota Vikings All-State first-team and All-Metro by KARE-11 TV and the Minneapolis Star Tribune for the second straight year. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Davis to break the news to him.

Trey Davis led Farmington to a 10-1 mark, losing to Rosemount in the Class 5A Section I championship game.

Davis led Farmington to a 10-1 mark as a junior, losing to Eastview in Class 5A Section I championship game. The Tigers led the Metro area with an impressive 343 rushing yards per game.

Davis was caught off guard by the news of Glen Mason being fired when broke the news to him during halftime of the Minnesota Viking game.

"I'm kind of shocked. I'm suprised that they did that, if they did that. I hope it's not so. The bowl game was not the best, but I was impressed with the way they finished down the stretch."

Davis also throws the shot put and discus for the Farmington track and field team and set a school record in both events. Davis won the state title in the shot put with a throw of 57 feet, 3.5 inches. The second-place throw was nearly three feet shorter. Davis placed seventh in a national meet in Greensboro, N.C. He finished sixth in the state meet with a shot toss of 54 feet and 1/2 inch.

Davis previously told Golden Sports.Net that he plans on participating in both football and track and field at Minnesota.

"They will let me do both."

Davis committed last April to Gopher assistant coach Vic Adamle.

"There was no place else I wanted to go," Davis said.

Davis said that the Gopher coaches are looking at help at both offensive and defensive line. Davis said that he does not have a preference.

"I like them both. Wherever they need me."

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