Mike Davis Makes Case for Starting Role
Spring Practice Number 7 Held Thursday
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Quarterback who enrolled at Carolina in January and joined the football squad in time for spring practices... impressed the coaches with his ability in the spring.
2012: Spent the fall semester at Florida State College in Jacksonville, a community college... did not play football.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Pone Vedra (Fla.) High School in 2012... coached by Mike Loyd... helped his team to the district title as a senior... set school records for both a season (2011) and career in passing yards, completion percentage and touchdown passes... played in the 2011 Shrine Bowl in Jacksonville... threw for 1,800 yards and a school-record 17 touchdowns in his junior season when he was second-team all-district and all-conference... also played baseball, starting for the varsity team as an eighth grader... hit .475 in 2012 while helping his team to a runnerup finish in the Florida state 5A division...was an honor roll student.
PERSONAL: Perry Orth is an economics major at South Carolina... father, Rusty, played football at West Virginia in the late `70s... brother, Calvin, plays baseball at The Citadel... owns a lawn maintenance business with his brothers.