Davis ready for season opener

Blue Springs (Mo.) opens up their season this weekend with a lot of people thinking that the team won't be very good. Khalil Davis is setting out to have a monster solid senior and prove everyone wrong.

Blue Springs (Mo.) is a team that is in the hunt for championships every year. Khalil Davis says that the word is that they shouldn't be very good this year. Davis says that this year's squad may be better than the previous year.

"We have our first game this weekend," Davis said. "I feel like we could be better than last year. People are thinking we won't be very good. We could actually be better."

Davis says that he spent the summer was technique and becoming a better leader for his team. In becoming a leader it's been a realization for Khalil and his brother, Carlos Davis, to understand how the two are viewed by their teammates.

"The emphasis this year for me was to get better on my moves, my hands, get the offensive line off of me and taking on the role of leader. The team has gravitated to my brother and I and it makes you realize how people view you.

"Last year we had potential, but we needed the right help and we got a new coach and it was what we really needed. He stressed technique and stressed the little things."

This summer Khalil and his brother were busy doing track. The two are going to be a couple of the top rated discus throwers in the nation next year. Davis says that he would like to possibly give both track and football a try in Lincoln.

"I would love to get to try. The Nebraska coaches said it would be extremely difficult to do. If it is and it's taking away from football I would stop."

Nebraska opens up next weekend and the Davis brothers are going to try and get to all of the home games. They have their official visit set up for the same weekend that most of the other commits will also take theirs.

"We really want to go to all of the home games," Davis said. "Most of the commits are coming to the Miami and most of them for their official visit that weekend. Carlos and I have set our official visit for that game as well."

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