March 24, 2019

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Diamond in the Rough: Ty Davis

Ty Davis is a 6’1 225lbs Senior First Team All-State running back from Southern Lab High School in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Davis signed his letter of intent with LSU on December 19, 2018 where he will be attending in the fall of 2019. Davis runs a 4.49 in the 40-yard dash, can bench 330, squat 500, and has a 35’’ vertical.

How long have you been playing football and what do you love about football?

I have been playing football since I was seven years old. I just love the physicality of the game and it’s a team sport, I love being a team player and being able to help my team.

What are somethings that football has taught you?

Football has taught me about overcoming adversity because you don’t always win your games like when we lost in the semi-finals. My teammates and I had to learn how to keep our heads up and work even harder to achieve our goals.

Do you play any other sports?

I run track.

What made you decide to play running back?

It’s a position that I have always been playing since I was seven years old, so I have been sticking with it ever since.

Do you have any football players that inspire you or you can compare your style of play to?

I like watching Todd Gurley a lot; to me he is the most complete back in football right now.

What is your greatest strength on the football field?

My football IQ, when I am on the football field there are certain situations that I just naturally know whats going to happen especially after watching film.

What have you been focusing on trying to get better at?

I have been focusing on trying to get better at everything.