Jim Davis
DE | (6'3", 277, 5.02) | Virginia Tech

Scouts Grade: Insider Only

Flags: Insider Only
View by: Round | Player | NCAA School | Position | NFL Team | Flag | All Ranked Players | NFL Draft History
Insiders can access ESPN.com's complete draft coverage, plus exclusive player grades, rankings, alerts
and expert analysis from Scouts Inc. Already an Insider? Sign in above or click here.

Become an Insider | Take the Tour

Strengths: Insider Only

Weaknesses: Insider Only

Overall: Davis was a reserve as a true freshman in 2000 and wound up starting nine games from 2001-'02 before sitting out the 2003 season with a chest injury. He battled back from the injury to record 26 tackles, including 11 for loss and five sacks, five pass break ups and three blocked field goals as a fifth-year senior in 2004. Davis is a 'tweener DE/DT. Durability is obviously a concern, as are his poor top-end speed, lack of great upper body strength and inconsistent technique. However, Davis does have great size and pretty good quickness and athletic ability to go along with it. His motor is inconsistent but he shows some big play potential when fresh and playing hard, which is why he could develop into a solid "wave" contributor as a reserve DL in the NFL. As a result, Davis is worth taking a chance on in the ... For complete overview, strengths and weaknesses, login above or become an Insider.
* Player biographies are provided by Scouts Inc.
 

Search Arrow