Mike Davis Makes Case for Starting Role
Spring Practice Number 7 Held Thursday
First of 15 Spring Practices Held at the Bluff Road Proving Grounds
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Third-year wideout who needed a strong spring to propel him into the rotation this fall and responded positively... shared Most Improved honors among the wide receivers with Shaq Roland... listed on the third-team unit entering the fall.
2012: Played in three contests, getting on the field against East Carolina, Arkansas and Michigan... did not log any statistics.
2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played both quarterback and wide receiver at Calhoun County in St. Matthews, S.C., graduating in 2011... coached by Walt Wilson... passed for over 2,000 yards as a senior... played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach following his senior campaign... was a two-time Orangeburg (S.C.) Times and Democrat Elite 11 selection... passed for 2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in just seven games as a junior signal-caller for the Saints... also played basketball at Calhoun County... given a three-star rating, considered the 53rd-best wide receiver in the country and ranked as the 13th-best player in the state of South Carolina by Rivals.com... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 86th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... four-star prospect, according to 247Sports.com... named to PrepStar's All-Atlantic Region class... also had offers from Auburn, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, NC State and Tennessee.
PERSONAL: Shamier Jeffery was born September 9, 1991... is a sociology major... brother of South Carolina record-setting All-American wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, who was a second round draft pick by the Chicago Bears in 2012.