"I do not consider myself to be the best at anything. If you had that mindset, you would not strive to keep improving your game. I mean, there are a lot of great receivers in Tennessee this year. I just think I am one of them," added the very polite Roderick Davis.
Last season saw Roderick
catch 39 passes for 780 yards and 12 TD's. He was named Best of the Preps for
his play on the field. What does Roderick think he does best on the field?
feel I am very versatile. I can move faster than the other players. That is my
biggest strength, my speed, that and catching the ball."
is also a track star for Wooddale, as he runs the 100 meters, 4 by 100 and 4 by
200. What does Roderick run the 40 yard dash in?
"I do not know. I
have never been timed. I am going to get all of that checked out when I go to
the Nike camp at Georgia and the Scout camp at Ole Miss next month though."
receivers with track speed and soft hands are usually wanted men. Davis is no
"Ole Miss, South Carolina, and Tennessee have offered me.
I am formally getting my offer from Tennessee this weekend at Jr Day. They told
me I had an offer, but they wanted to make it formal this weekend."
Days are a recruiting tool for the college programs and players. Where all has
"I have been to LSU and Ole Miss for Jr Days."
did Davis' Ole Miss trip go?
"It was great to see their campus and
coaches. I really liked their facilities. They have some awesome facilities at
Ole Miss. They talked a lot about their academics. It was fun, and they treated
me as if I was already a player of theirs. I liked that a lot."
what about his LSU experience?
"It was the same, but the only difference
was that I attended the Ole Miss/LSU basketball game, and I got to meet the Saint's
new head coach. They were holding Pro Day at LSU. I also got to watch one of their
practices, which was cool."
Was Roderick more comfortable with the
environment at one school more than the other?
"No sir, because I
was not able to stay a full day, but it was a great experience at both schools."
home state school can never be overlooked, and what are Davis' thoughts on the
"Well, as a little kid, I always admired Tennessee
because they have a winning tradition and still do. I look forward to seeing what
they have this weekend."
Are there anymore programs that Roderick
is interested in?
"South Carolina and Alabama at this point in time,
but hopefully I will get to talk to a few of the other schools I am interested
in like UCLA, Virginia Tech, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Nebraska, MSU, Florida, and
Georgia. Those are the few I really enjoy watching on TV."
Roderick be looking for when it comes decision time?
"I want to go
to a great academic and football program. I want a well balanced school. Playing
time is not important. I could just play on the special teams my freshman year
and be happy. Or I could redshirt and get bigger and stronger, and that would
be great too. I am not all into the playing time issue."
will attend the Scout.com combine that is being held at Ole Miss on April 30th.
Roderick Davis talks about OM's Jr Day
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