Capital One Academic All-America (1st Team)... Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Dallas Morning News All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... ESPN All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... All-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (Honorable Mention)... All-Big 12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year (Honorable Mention)...National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award (1-of-15 in the nation)... Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... Midseason College Football News All-America (3rd Team)... Midseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (10/15)... Preseason Phil Steele All-Big 12 (2nd Team)... Preseason Phil Steele No. 8 Nationally-Ranked SS... Preseason College Sports Madness All-Big 12 (3rd Team)... NCAA RANKINGS: fourth in solo tackles (84)... seventh in solo tackles/game (6.46)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: second in solo tackles (84)... eighth in total tackles (101)... eighth in tackles/game (7.8)... 14th in pass breakups (10).
Eighth in career tackles (362)... led the team with 101 tackles, 84 solo tackles and posted 17 assisted tackles... notched 3.5 tackles for a loss... led the team with three interceptions (88 return yards)... broke up seven passes and had one quarterback hurry... 101 total tackles are the most by a Red Raider safety since 2005 (Dwayne Slay - 114)... finished his Tech career with 49 starts, including 22 consecutive starts at safety... led the team in tackles in 7-of-13 games this season... tallied double-figure tackles in three games and at least seven tackles in nine games... finished Tech career with 10 tackles (two solo) against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... joined senior teammates LaAdrian Waddle, Seth Doege and D.J. Johnson as a team captain against the Golden Gophers... posted seven tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss of three and broke up one pass against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... joined senior teammates Seth Doege, D.J. Johnson and Eric Stephens Jr. as a team captain against the Bears...tallied five tackles (four solo) with a tackle for a loss of three yards and broke up two passes at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... posted eight tackles (all solo) with a quarterback hurry against Kansas (11/10)... led the team with seven tackles (six solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3).
Led team with seven tackles (six solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... led team with eight tackles (all solo) and added a pass breakup at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... led team with 11 tackles (seven solo) with an interception and a pass breakup at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... 49 solo tackles are the most by a Red Raider through the first seven games of the season since 2002 (Lawrence Flugence - 78)... led all players with 13 tackles (all solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... his seventh tackle against WVU marked the 300th of his career... joined teammate RB Eric Stephens Jr. as a team captain against the Mountaineers... collected nine tackles (all solo) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted second interception of the season and notched five tackles (four solo) with one tackle for a loss at Iowa State (9/29)... tied for the team lead with five tackles (four solo) against New Mexico (9/15).
Made four tackles and intercepted a pass in the first quarter and returned the INT 88 yards for a touchdown at Texas State (9/8)... marked second career interception and first INT for a touchdown... marked the longest INT return for a touchdown by a Red Raider in over 16 years... 88-yard INT return for a touchdown was the longest by a Big 12 player this season... was Tech's first INT returned for a touchdown since Sept. 18, 2010 when Jarvis Phillips returned an interception 87 yards for a touchdown against No. 4 Texas in Lubbock... joined senior offensive lineman LaAdrian Waddle as a team captain against the Bobcats... led the team with nine tackles (eight solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).
Academic All-Big 12 first team... Ranked Preseason No. 12 Strong Safety (Phil Steele's College Football)... Preseason All-Big 12 second team (Athlon Sports)... Preseason All-Big 12 second team (College Football News)... Preseason All-Big 12 second team (Phil Steele's College Football)... Preseason All-Big 12 third team (College Sports Madness)... NCAA RANKINGS: fourth in solo tackles/game (6.55)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: led the conference averaging 6.55 solo tackles per game... fifth in tackles/game (8.5)... fifth in solo tackles (93)... led team in tackles (93) while making 72 solo tackles and 21 assisted tackles... became just the third Red Raider over the last 12 years to record at least 80 tackles in three consecutive seasons (Ryan Aycock, 2000-03; Lawrence Flugence, 1999-2002)... led team in solo tackles in back-to-back seasons... first Red Raider to lead team in solo tackles in back-to-back seasons since Brian Duncan (2008, 2009)... led the team in both tackles and pass breakups (5)... became the first Red Raider in over 11 years to lead the team in both statistical categories in the same season... ended the season with four consecutive games with at least 10 tackles marking the first time for a Red Raider with 10+ tackles in at least four straight games since 2005 (Dwayne Slay - 5 consecutive games)... finished the season making at least 10 tackles in five games... second on the team with 12 tackles (nine solo) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... led team making 10 tackles, including one for a loss, with one forced fumble and broke up one pass at Missouri (11/19)... led team making 12 tackles (10 solo), including one for a loss of two yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... led team with 11 tackles (seven solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... second on the team with seven tackles (six solo) and broke up two passes against Iowa State (10/29)... recorded four tackles (two solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... posted five tackles (all solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... made eight tackles (all solo) and broke up one pass against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... led team with 14 tackles (12 solo), including one tackle for a loss of two yards, and broke up a pass at Kansas (10/1)... 14 tackles matched the most by a Red Raider during the season (Daniel Cobb, 14 vs. Baylor)... led team making nine tackles (six solo) at New Mexico (9/17)... made one tackle (solo) in season opener against Texas State (9/3).
Named All-Big 12 honorable mention... named first team All-Big 12 Academic... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 20th in tackles/game (6.7)... tied for 17th in total tackles (87)... played in 13 games (13 starts) and was second on the team with 87 total tackles while tying for the team lead (Bront Bird) with 68 solo tackles... notched 19 assisted tackles, 6.5 tackles for a loss of 30 yards, posted one sack, broke up four passes, had two quarterback hurries, forced three fumbles, recovered one fumble and made one interception on the season... 68 solo tackles are the most by a Red Raider since 2005 (Dwayne Slay, 75)... had eight tackles (five solo) and one quarterback hurry while forcing one fumble against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1/) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... made six tackles (all solo), had one quarterback hurry and posted first career interception against Houston quarterback David Piland in the third quarter with 9:08 on the clock (11/27)... had two tackles (both solo) against Weber State (11/20)... made six tackles (five solo) with one tackle for a loss of six yards at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... had four tackles (all solo) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... led team with 11 tackles (four solo) with 1.5 tackles for a loss of eight yards, forced two fumbles, had one fumble recovery for four yards and collected first career sack at Texas A&M (10/30)... second on the team with 10 tackles (eight solo), including two tackles for a loss of five yards at Colorado (10/23)... second on the team with nine tackles (seven solo) with one tackle for a loss of three yards and broke up a pass against Oklahoma State (10/16)... made eight tackles (all solo) against Baylor at the Cotton Bowl (10/9)... had six tackles (five solo) at Iowa State (10/2)... tallied five tackles (all solo) and one tackle for a loss of eight yards against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... had seven tackles (four solo) and one pass breakup against New Mexico (9/11)... tallied five tackles (all solo) with one pass breakup in season opener against SMU (9/5).
Freshman All-America first team selection (Phil Steele) ... Freshman All-America second team pick (CollegeFootballNews.com) ... tied for the team lead with nine tackles against Michigan State ... two tackles and a pass breakup against Baylor ... five tackles, including four solo stops, against Oklahoma ... team leader at OSU with eight solo tackles and a pass breakup ... led the Red Raiders with 10 tackles in the win over Kansas ... also broke up three passes ... totaled six tackles against Texas A&M ... made one tackle for loss ... recorded five stops at Nebraska ... broke a pass up ... recorded three solo tackles in the win versus New Mexico ... led the team with 15 tackles at Houston ... made nine stops, eight solo, against Texas ... had five tackles in the win against Rice ... made his first career start versus North Dakota ... recorded four tackles on the night.
Scout team member ... redshirt season.
Stephenville High School in Stephenville, Texas ... an extremely productive high school player, he helped lead Stephenville to a combined 33-5 record during his three years as a starter in the defensive backfield ... named an Associated Press Class 4A second-team all-state selection, and was voted the District 8-4A Defensive MVP after a senior season that saw him total 109 tackles, five tackles for a loss, 11 pass breakups and four forced fumbles ... chosen to the Abilene Reporter-News' Class 4A/5A All-Big Country Team following his final prep campaign ... 2007 team finished the season with a 10-2 record, an average margin of victory of 29.2 points, and a berth in the area round of the Class 4A playoffs ... noted for having scored a touchdown five different ways during his high school career ... one of 11 defensive backs in the state to be named to the Lubbock Avalanche Journal's `Top 100 for 2008' ... a first-team Class 4A All-State pick by both the AP and the Texas Sports Writers' Association as a junior in 2007, after racking up 99 tackles, 21 pass break-ups, nine interceptions, seven forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries for the Yellow Jackets ... rated a three-star prospect and the No. 58 safety in the nation by Scout.com ... the No. 86 safety in the country according to ESPN Scouts Inc ... also a member of the varsity basketball team at Stephenville ... chose Tech over Baylor, Duke, Houston, Oklahoma State, Mississippi and Vanderbilt.
Cody Davis ... born on June 6, 1989 in Stephenville, Texas ... son of David and Cindy Davis ... his father David is a graduate of Tarleton State while his mother Cindy is a graduate of the University of Texas ... has one older brother, Brent, who played football at Tarleton State ... enjoys sports, the outdoors and technology ... majoring in business administration.