Honors: 2011 – Named Third Team All-SBC by Phil Steele … Earned the most improved strength training award for linebackers following spring drills … 2010 – Named SBC Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 29 … 2009 - Earned the most improved strength training award for linebackers at the conclusion of spring drills.
2011: Played in all 12 games and had 11 starts … Led all linebackers with 745 snaps played while earning eight winning grades from the coaches … Was second on the team with 64 tackles to go with 6.0 TFLs, four hurries, a forced fumble, and a blocked kick … Tallied four solo stops against GT … Also had four tackles against Memphis … Had two tackles, including a sack, a hurry, and a blocked field goal against WKU … Led team with nine stops, a TFL, and a forced fumble at FAU … Had eight tackles and a pass breakup at Tennessee … Added nine stops against ULM and eight against ASU … Had six tackles, including 2.0 TFLs against FIU.
2010: Played and started all 13 games ... Led all linebackers with 894 snaps ... Earned 15 winning grades from the coaches ... Second on the team with a career-high 81 tackles to go with 9.5 TFLs, 3.5 sacks, three interceptions and a fumble recovery ... His 139 yards on interception returns was second most in a season at MT ... Had eight tackles against Minnesota and led all linebackers with 87 snaps played ... Collected his first career interception against APSU and returned it 38 yards for his first collegiate touchdown ... Led the Blue Raiders with eight tackles, a sack, and 1.5 TFLs at Memphis ... Had a sack and a fumble recovery against Louisiana ... Registered eight tackles and 1.5 sacks in loss to Troy ... Turned in a personal-best 10 tackles against ULM ... Had six stops at ASU and eight at WKU ... Had five tackles and two interceptions he returned for an SBC record 101 yards in the win over FAU ... The 101 yards also went down as the second most in a game at MT ... Added seven tackles, including 1.5 TFLs in win over FIU ... Had eight tackles, including 1.5 TFLs in bowl game against Miami.
2009: Played in all 13 games and had one start ... Totaled 442 snaps on the season, including a season-high 62 snaps against FIU ... Earned six winning grades from the coaching staff ... Ended the season with 38 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, a fumble recover, pass breakup and a quarterback hurry ... Had three tackles at Clemson ... Also had three stops and a fumble recovery at Maryland ... Added four stops at Troy ... Collected three tackles including one for loss of yards against Mississippi State ... Had four tackles at FAU ... Registered five stops against Louisiana ... Had five tackles, a TFL and a quarterback hurry against ASU ... Added two stops and a pass breakup at ULM ... Collected three tackles in New Orleans Bowl win over USM.
2008: Saw action in nine games and was in on 76 total snaps ... Finished the year with four tackles ... Earned three winning grades from the coaches ... Played in his first collegiate game at Arkansas State as a member of the punt block team ... Had a tackle at Louisville and against ULM.
High School: Named third team all-state in 2007 after leading Dillard to an 8-4 record and a district championship ... Tallied 79 tackles, 14.5 sacks, three blocked punts, three forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and one interception as a senior ... Also earned first team all-region and all-county honors ... Played football for Coach Keith Franklin.
Full Name: Darin Sherard Davis Jr. ... Parents: Yolanda Beard-Cunningham and Charles Cunningham ... Born: 7/20/90 ... Major: Undecided.