One of the most athletic players perhaps to ever wear an LSU football uniform ... Could have gone to college on football, basketball or soccer scholarship ... Poised for a breakout season in 2017 ... Came out of spring listed among a group of players to be counted on for production at wide receiver ... Has outstanding ball skills and tremendous jumping ability ... Among his many talents is that he speaks fluent German.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Played in six games with no starts ... Caught one pass for 19 yards ... Reception came in home-opener against Jacksonville State ... Returned a kickoff four yards against Jacksonville State ... Other action came against Missouri, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Louisville in the Citrus Bowl.
Big, strong, vertical threat at the receiver position ... Consensus four-star recruit per Rivals, ESPN, Scout, and 247Sports ... Ranked as the No. 19 receiver nationally and the No. 16 player in Louisiana according to Rivals ... Invited to participate in the 2016 Under Armour Game ... ... Named to the USA Today All-USA High School All-America Team in 2015 as an all-purpose back ... Hauled in 11 receptions 431 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior at IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) ... Averaged 39.2 yards a catch as a senior ... Also returned two kickoffs for touchdowns and scored on a rushing TD at IMG ... Averaged 46.3 yards on six kickoff returns with a long of 90 yards ... Prepped for a year at The Dunham School in Baton Rouge before transferring to Fort Union Military Academy (Va.) for his junior season ... Finished his prep career at IMG Academy ... Also standout basketball and soccer player in high school ... Was once ranked as one of the top junior soccer players in the United States ... Coached by Kevin Wright.
Parents are Stephanie Davis and Lester Earl ... Born Dec. 14, 1996 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies ... Dad and uncle Louis Earl both played basketball at LSU.
DRAKE DAVIS' CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 1 vs. Jacksonville State, 2016
Yards: 19 vs. Jacksonville State, 2016
Long: 19 vs. Jacksonville State, 2016