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Wayne Davis
Wayne  Davis

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Norfolk, Va

High School:
Lake Taylor H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 193

Position:
DB

03/27/2017

38 From Football Team Named an OSU Scholar-Athlete

Academic All-American Sam Hubbard leads six-year high for academic achievers

Ohio State Overview: Wayne Davis red-shirted the 2016 season as a true freshman … he was an OSU Scholar-Athlete last year and is majoring in physical education/sport and physical activity.

More on Wayne: Davis was the state of Virginia’s Gatorade Player of the Year (for athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character), its Associated Press player of the year and a consensus 4-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … he was considered among the Top 25 cornerbacks in the nation by Scout (No. 22) and Rivals (No. 25) … selected first-team 4A all-state as both a defensive back and a receiver as a senior, Davis had 43 tackles and seven interceptions – five of which he returned for touchdowns – on defense and 41 receptions for 731 yards and six touchdowns on offense … after winning the Virginia 4A state title (14-1) in 2014, Davis and Lake Taylor, coached by Hank Sawyer, missed out on a repeat title in 2015 by losing to Salem, 17-14, in two overtimes in the championship game, snapping Lake Taylor’s 29-game winning streak in the process … Davis had five interceptions and broke up 22 passes, plus caught 31 passes for 733 yards and nine touchdowns, as a junior and earned all-state honors … high school teammate of current Buckeye defensive end Jalyn Holmes at Lake Taylor … is the son of Takecia Taylor and Corry Cartwright.