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NFL Prospect Watch: DT Davis Leading No. 2 Georgia Defense

Georgia defensive lineman Jordan Davis celebrates after sacking Clemson quarterback DJ Uigalelli during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, September 4, 2021 in Charlotte, NC (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution) celebrated.

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Georgia defensive lineman Jordan Davis celebrates after sacking Clemson quarterback DJ Uigalelli during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, September 4, 2021 in Charlotte, NC (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution) celebrated.

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Georgia defensive lineman Jordan Davis celebrates after sacking Clemson quarterback DJ Uigalelli during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, September 4, 2021 in Charlotte, NC (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution) celebrated.

Jordan Davis has opened a lot of eyes as he leads Georgia’s defense.

Clemson offensive coordinator Tony Elliott took a deep breath as he recalled how a 6-foot-6, 340-pound defensive tackle blunted the Tigers’ offense in Georgia’s 10-3 victory on 5 september

“I had to get my eyes checked,” said Elliot in surprise. “He’s the greatest human being I’ve ever seen.”

Davis, a senior, is definitely older. He is fast, agile, technically strong and is expected to make the early rounds of the NFL Draft next spring.

Davis has made eight tackles in four games this season, with three falling behind the line of scrimmage. His value, however, comes in freeing up two or three offensive linemen to get his teammates into the backfield. As Davis put it, “If I have two on me, one is free.”

Davis played only nine snaps in last week’s 62-0 win over Vanderbilt, mostly because he didn’t need 21-0 in just five minutes into the game with Georgia. His workload will increase as the Bulldogs face No. 8 Arkansas, No. 22 Auburn and No. 10 Florida in three of their next four matches.

Davis probably would have been a mid-round NFL selection this past spring. However, he wanted to return to helping his teammates chase the national championship.

Davis has excelled at showing off his pace, as he has become every down defender capable of putting pressure on the quarterback.

“He was an immovable commodity, and he was great. But that only gets you so far,” Georgia coach Kirby Smart said earlier this season. “To deal with losses, you have to be quick, you You have to do stunt-steps, you have to do twists, you will get benefits.”

Davis has shown all of that this season.

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size and stats

Georgia lists Davis as 6-6 and 340. He has eight tackles, though his time is limited as Georgia takes a big lead in the last three of their four wins. He has three tackles for the loss and one and a half sacks. He has played 36 games in four seasons, recording 6 साढ़े sacks and 36 tackles.

biggest moment

Davis’ game against Clemson in the marquee season opener gave the college football world notice that he had improved his game and would be difficult to score against Georgia. Still, Johnson is biased about how he went down from UAB quarterback to tackle in week two., something he was unable to do in the last season.

take scout

Jim Nagy, executive director of Reese’s Senior Bowl, is intimidated by Davis.

“Usually as a Scout when you describe a guy as immovable, he can’t move himself very well,” Nagy said. “But this is an immovable man who can move.”

Nagy said Davis is good against double teams that allow linebackers to make plays. Davis also has a knock down pass and a running length of the latter to make the play.

Scouts will be looking to Davis to continue his up-field movement and show that he is a three-down lineman at the next level, as will Derrick Brown of Carolina and Jevan Kinlaw of San Francisco, according to Nagy.

Davis’ strength and speed make him unique, and Nagy described his skill set this way: “I think they’re kind of unicorns.”

“The more he can get in front of NFL teams, the better,” said Nagy, who met Davis at SEC Media Days. “His personality and character will sell itself.”

draft watch

He currently fits into a possible late first round or early second round, although his stature is growing every week. Georgia’s defense keeps another opponent out of the end zone. Before the Season, Pro Football Focuses Davis was ranked as the nation’s second-best NFL draft prospect for defensive interior behind only Texas A&M’s DeMarvin Leal.

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