'Time-Out': Demetrious Davis

Demetrious Davis, the 6-4, 280-pound defensive tackle from St. Joseph-Benton, (Mo.), joined us for the 'Time-Out' series. Davis has verbally committed to the Cornhuskers of Nebraska and says he is firm with his commitment. Davis has a charitable and giving nature, except when he suits up to play football. His speed and tenacity are his trademarks.


Rebecca Johnston: What is your favorite moment in sports history?

Demetrious Davis: It was a play-off game between Green Bay and San Francisco. Steve Young threw a touchdown pass to Terrell Owens to win the game.

RJ: What would you do first if you won the lottery?

DD: I would give it to charity.

RJ: Who is the most important person in your life?

DD: My mother.

RJ: What is the hardest thing you've ever gone through?

DD: When my mom got into an accident, and I didn't know if she was going to live. I didn't know what to do.

RJ: What's the funniest thing that ever happened to you?

DD: I can't think of anything right off.

RJ: What is something we don't know about your head coach?

DD: He is a very nice guy outside of football, takes care of his players.

RJ: Who is the best player on your team (besides you)?

DD: Andrew Gilmer.

RJ: What is your favorite thing about school?

DD: I like being around my friends.

RJ: What is your favorite childhood memory?

DD: My first Bantam League Game.

RJ: What is your greatest virtue?

DD: I'm down to earth.

RJ: What is the virtue you most admire in others?

DD: My friends are nice to everybody. They treat everybody like they are their best friend.

RJ: Do you have pets?

DD: No.

RJ: What is your favorite food?

DD: Pepperoni pizza.

RJ: Who is your favorite musical performer?

DD: Rascal Flatts.

RJ: What is your favorite video game?

DD: NCAA Football 2007.

RJ: Nickname?

DD: Meechie

RJ: Who gave you the nickname?

DD: My Mom when I was little.

RJ: What is your favorite season of the year?

DD: Winter.

RJ: If you could visit any place where would you go?

DD: Africa.

RJ: Where would you like to live?

DD: California.

RJ: Who is your hero?

DD: Mike Rucker, he went to the same high school (Benton) and played for Nebraska. He plays defensive end for the Carolina Panthers now.

RJ: What is your proudest moment?

DD: Getting my scholarship offers.

RJ: Excluding football what is your favorite sport?

DD: Basketball.

RJ: If you could attend a football game with two people, one a family member or friend and the other person someone you don't know, but admire. Who would you take?

DD: My dad and someone who loves football that has a handicap.

RJ: After your college career is over how would you like to be remembered in their history?

DD: As a player that never gave up and worked hard for what I accomplished.

Rebecca Johnston is a feature writer for Scout.com.

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