Green Wave battle heat in preparation for 2014 season, defense shines in tough conditions
Entering his third year at the helm of the program, head coach Curtis Johnson previews the 2014 season
Green Wave force three fumbles, pick off pair of passes in afternoon session at Saints Facility
Green Wave focus on setting the pace for the upcoming year during first full day on the gridiron
Green Wave add 22 freshmen and two transfers on 2013 NCAA National Signing Day
Tulane hosted Southeastern Louisiana in the first night game on campus since 1974 - Yulman Stadium - Sept. 13, 2014
2013: Played in all 13 games as a true freshman...posted five tackles (4 solo, 1 assists) with three solo stops coming on special teams - a number that ranked tied for sixth on the team...had a season-best two tackles twice: 1 solo, 1 assist at Syracuse (9/21) and 2 solo vs UTEP (11/23)...logged a solo stop vs Jackson State (8/29).
High School: Four-year letterman at East St. John High where he played quarterback and defensive back for coaches Phil Banko and Larry Dauterive...rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status by Rivals.com and Scout.com...received an 82 rating, listed as the No. 59 recruit in the state and the No. 100 safety in the nation by 247Sports.com...also listed as No. 170 safety in the nation by Scout.com...helped lead the Wildcats to a combined 29-16-1 overall record with a 15-5 mark in district play...as a senior, claimed honorable-mention all-state and first-team All-District 8-5A recognition...as a quarterback, completed 119-of-241 passes for 1,774 yards and 13 touchdowns while running for 835 yards and 10 scores...posted 10 pass break-ups and a pair of interceptions on defense...selected to play in the Bayou/River Showdown All-Star Game and earned River MVP distinction after throwing for 107 yards and running for another 59...named River Parish Player of the Week by the Times Picayune on Oct. 23, 2012, after throwing for two touchdowns and running for three scores on offense while posting four tackles - including a safety - and a pair of pass break-ups on defense, and recording five tackles as the deep snapper on special teams...as a junior, posted 67 tackles, two fumble recoveries and an interception en route to earning all-district honors.
Personal: Born Leonard E. Davis on Aug. 7, 1994, in New Orleans, La...son of Ericka Davis...majoring in business.
Davis' Career Defensive Statistics