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Chris Davenport
Chris Davenport

Mansfield, La.

High School:

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Height / Weight:
6-4 / 334

Defensive Tackle



Liberal Arts


Football Turns Focus To Regular-Season Opener

Green Wave begin implementing game plan for Tulsa during Wednesday's practice


Notes Following Tulane's Loss in the 2013 R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl


Big Returns, Late Field Goal Lift Football Past North Texas, 24-21

Green Wave earn Homecoming victory to improve to 4-2 on the year and 2-0 in Conference USA play


Football To Open 2013 Season Thursday Against Jackson State

Green Wave kick off second season under head coach Curtis Johnson at 7 p.m. in Mercedes-Benz Superdome


Football Holds Second 2-A-Day Of Fall Camp Wednesday At Dome

Green Wave go full pads in the morning while donning helmets and shorts in afternoon session


Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013

Tulane vs. Tulsa - Oct. 26, 2013 - Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Career Notes: Four-year varsity letterman - three at LSU, one at Tulane - had 21 tackles (9 solo, 12 assists), 4.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and a pair of pass break-ups during his career... played in 35 career games with 12 starts...following the 2013 season, signed a free-agent deal with the Washington Redskins.

2013: Started all 12 games he played in as a graduate student - nine at nose tackle and three at defensive end...named honorable-mention All-Conference USA after finishing tied for seventh on th eteam in pass break-ups (2), tied for eighth in sacks (1.5) and tied for 10th in tackles for loss (4.5) to go with 20 tackles (9 solo, 11 assists)...posted a career-high four tackles (2 solo, 2 assists), including a half tackle for loss, at Rice (11/30)...logged three tackles on three occasions: all solo at Syracuse (9/21); 1 solo, 2 assists with a half tackle for loss and a pass break-up vs North Texas (10/5); all assists with a half tackle for loss vs East Carolina (10/12)...had two-tackle efforts at Louisiana Tech (9/12), when he logged 1.5 tackles for loss, and vs Louisiana-Lafayette in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl (12/21)...recorded ad one assisted stop and a pass break-up vs South Alabama (9/12)...added a tackle for loss vs Tulsa (10/26) and logged a half a sack at ULM (9/28)...off the field, was a member of the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.

Prior To Tulane: Three-year letterman at LSU for coach Les Miles where he helped lead the Tigers to a combined 44-6 record and earn bowl bids each season, including a 13-1 mark, and SEC championship and a spot in the BCS National Championship game as a sophomore in 2011...after redshirting as a true freshman in 2009, played in 23 games over the next three seasons...as a junior, played in 11 games mostly as a member of the PAT/field goal unit...saw action in 10 contests as a sophomore in 2011, including six at left tackle where he posted three knock-down blocks in 30 snaps...played in two games on the defensive line as a redshirt-freshman in 2010, posting an assisted tackle vs McNeese State (10/16/10).

High School: Three-year letterman at Mansfield High for coach Donald Mayweather...rated a five-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com...tabbed the No. 4 defensive tackle in the nation by Rivals.com while claiming the No. 7 spot from ESPN.com and Scout.com...ranked 25th overall prospect nationally by Rivals.com, the No. 43 recruit by Scout.com and No. 56 by ESPN.com...listed as No. 2 and No. 5 prospect in the state by Rivals.com and Scout.com, respectively...slated as No. 8 overall prospect and No. 2 defensive tackle in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120, named to Times-Picayune Blue Chip List, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen...as a senior, played in just four gamed due to injury but finished with 45 tackles and nine sacks while earning a spot on the USA Today All-USA Football second team and Super Prep All-America squad...also claimed honorable-mention all-state and first-team all-district recognition...as a junior, named first-team all-state and all-district recognition after posting 120 tackles, 18 sacks among 20 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...totaled 43 tackles, seven sacks and three forced fumbles as a sophomore.

Personal: Born Christopher James Davenport on Oct. 4, 1989, in Shreveport, La...son of Donald, Sr., and Pamela Davenport...has one brother, Donald, Jr., and one sister, Donna...cousin, Kenny McKinley, played collegiately at South Carolina and in the NFL with the Denver Broncos...graduated from LSU with a degree in general studies in May 2013 and will pursue a master's degree in liberal arts.

Davenport's Career Defensive Statistics

2010* 2-0 0-1-1 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2011* 10-0 0-0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2012* 11-0 0-0-0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 0
2013 12-12 9-11-20 4.5-16 1.5-11 0 0-0 2 0-0 0
Career 35-12 9-12-21 4.5-16 1.5-11 0 0-0 2 0-0 0
*at LSU