Mike Davis Makes Case for Starting Role
Spring Practice Number 7 Held Thursday
Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Senior who is slated to play wide receiver this fall after working at cornerback most of the 2012 campaign... strong spring propelled him into a spot on the three-deep roster... is a former high jumper for the Carolina track & field team.
2012: High jumper for the Gamecock track & field team who made the transition to the football field in the fall for the first time in his collegiate career... saw action in the win over East Carolina.
2011: NCAA East Preliminary participant in the high jump... SEC silver medalist... second Team All-SEC... had a top mark of 7-02.25 (2.19m) in the high jump to earn silver medal honors at the SEC Indoor Championships... won the Virginia Tech Invitational indoor meet... outdoors, had a top clearance of 7-00.50 (2.15m) at the SEC Championships to claim sixth... placed 15th at the NCAA East Preliminary at 6-11 (2.11m)... won the Spec Towns Invitational.
2010: NCAA Regional qualifier in the high jump... indoors, had a top mark of 6-09 (2.06m)... took ninth at the SEC Indoor Championships with a clearance of 6-06.75 (2.00m)... outdoors, cleared a season best 6-10.75 (2.10m) at the Weems Baskin Invitational... tied for seventh at the SEC Outdoor Championships at 6-08.75 (2.05m)... placed 39th at the NCAA Preliminary Round at 6-07 (2.01m).
HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by Skip Frye at Broome High School... graduated in 2009... No. 1 in South Carolina in the high jump with a top mark of 7-00... lettered in football, basketball and track.
PERSONAL: David Scott Wilkins was born February 28, 1991... is pursuing a degree in physical education.