He rushed for 1,322 yards, the most by a running back in the SEC and the fourth-highest single-season total in program history. His average of 101.7 rushing yards per game ranked second in the SEC and 16th in the NCAA. He also ranked sixth in the SEC with 13 rushing touchdowns, tied for the 10th-highest single-season total in Arkansas history, and tied for sixth in the SEC for points by a non-kicker with 84.
His six 100-yard rushing games tied for the fourth-highest single-season total in school history. His 6.48 yards per rushing attempt was the highest in the NCAA among running backs that carried the ball at least 200 times and ranked as the fifth-highest single-season average at Arkansas. He averaged 112.2 all-purpose yards per game, which ranked sixth in the SEC.
Davis ended the season with five consecutive 100-yard rushing games and his 157.8 rushing yards per game in November made him the only SEC player to average 100 yards per game on the ground in the season's final full month.
He rushed for a career-high 187 yards and two touchdowns on a career-high 30 carries, as well as collected two receptions for 12 yards and his first career receiving touchdown, in Arkansas' 38-31 double-overtime win at No. 22 Mississippi State. His touchdown reception was from seven yards out and accounted for the winning margin in the second overtime. Davis posted 67 rushing yards on six carries and added one 15-yard reception in the Razorbacks' season-opening 44-3 win vs. Tennessee Tech. He ran the ball five times for 19 yards in a 31-7 victory vs. ULM. In the Razorbacks' 31-24 win at Georgia, he scored one touchdown on three rushes. He carried the ball six times for 42 yards and caught two passes for 14 yards vs. No. 1 Alabama. He recorded 82 yards on 10 rushes in UA's 24-17 win vs. Texas A&M. He toted the ball 14 times for 91 yards and added three receptions for 22 yards at No. 7 Auburn. In Arkansas' 38-24 victory vs. Ole Miss, Davis rushed 22 times for a then-career-high 176 yards and a career-high three touchdowns with two receptions for 19 yards. He tied his career-high touchdown total in helping the Razorbacks to a 41-20 win at No. 18 South Carolina, finding the end zone three times while carrying the ball 22 times for 110 yards and hauling in one pass for five yards in a performance that earned him SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors. In Arkansas' 49-14 win vs. Vanderbilt, he had three catches for 42 yards to supplement his 82 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries. He ran for a then-career-high 182 yards with one touchdown on just 11 carries and added one three-yard reception in UA's 58-21 win vs. UTEP. He tied his career-high carries mark and rushed for 152 yards and one touchdown in the Razorbacks' 31-23 victory vs. No. 6 LSU. He ran for 139 yards on 26 carries and had three receptions for eight yards in the Allstate Sugar Bowl vs. No. 6 Ohio State.
He rushed the ball a season-high seven times for a season-high 59 yards and two touchdowns against Eastern Michigan. Davis scored on the opening drive of the game on a 36-yard run followed by a five-yard touchdown run in the second half. His first career rush was a 15-yarder in the opener against Missouri State. He had two carries each at Alabama, for six yards, and against Texas A&M, for 11 yards. He had six carries for 26 yards against No. 17 Auburn. Davis ran four times for 20 yards against South Carolina and four for 13 against Troy. He had two carries for six yards at LSU and two for three in the Liberty Bowl victory over East Carolina.
Rivals.com also listed him as the No. 18 prospect in the state of Texas and he was on the Rivals.com 250 list. He was also selected as the second-best running back in the state of Texas by The Dallas Morning News. He bench pressed 350 pounds and squatted 450 pounds. He had a 31-inch vertical leap. He was coached in high school by Darryl Phipps and also ran track. He selected Arkansas over Oklahoma, LSU, Missouri, Nebraska, Georgia Tech and Texas A&M.
2011: Suffered a season-ending broken ankle during a fall scrimmage.
There's no way to fully shake the label, as the former first-team All-Southeastern Conference running back knows all too well - given an injury history that dates to high school. All Davis can do is prepare for auditions such as Friday, when he's expected to run routes and catch passes from Wilson, and hope for a chance. "I'm a realist; people have short memories," Davis said. "The media, coaches, it's `What have you done for me lately?' So, yeah, I definitely have something to prove. I have something to prove to myself that I can play at the next level." - AP Sports
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