Redshirt Sophomore | 6-6 | 250 lbs. | Phoenix, Arizona
- Position: Defensive End
- Previous College: Pima (Ariz.) Community College
- Projection: Starter
- Status: On Scholarship
Xavier A. Davis (b. Feb. 28, 1996) is a JUCO defensive end who has three years to play three.
This much-needed replacement for Jordan Willis played the 2015 season for the Pima Community College Aztecs before redshirting the 2016 campaign.
Davis was rated the 10th-best community college defensive end in the Class of 2017 by Rivals, while he earned a No. 11 ranking from 247Sports and a No. 17 ranking from ESPN. Rivals also rated him the 63rd-best overall community college prospect.
Davis finished his freshman campaign with 27 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks.
He had a season-high six tackles against Phoenix College, when he carded a season-best two sacks and three tackles for loss. He also had six tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack against Mesa Community College.
Additionally, Davis recorded a safety, forced fumble and blocked kick during the year.
He played for under head coach Ron Wisneiwski at Red Mountain High School, where he earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior in 2014 after totaling 66 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks.
Davis also recorded 35 tackles, nine tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks as a junior for the Mountain Lions.