Cody Davis Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Texas Tech S

April 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a deep safety class, a prospect needs to have some quality that sets him apart from the rest. Cody Davis may not be a name that has come up much during the draft process, but he has the size and mental makeup that will force teams to notice him.
He led an underrated Texas Tech defense who had one of the best pass defenses in the country, allowing only 192 yards per game through the air. 
Strengths Weaknesses + Tall with a solid frame, strong for a safety 
+ Team captain, student of the game
+ Physical, presses and tackles well
+ Could convert to outside linebacker
- Isn't quick and fluid enough on tape
- Won't be much of a playmaker
- Lacks killer instinct
- Has to fit in the right system
Davis is a physically imposing safety. He stands at about 6'2" and weighs in around 203 lbs., and he is well-built and has filled out his taller frame. That's not to say he won't benefit from spending t...

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