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#3 Craig Davis
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 207 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: O.P. Walker HS
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Craig Davis Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/30/2007

2007 Selected In First Round (30th pick) of NFL Draft by San Diego Chargers
2006 Second-Team All-SEC - Return Specialist (SEC Coaches)

CAREER
Became the fourth first round pick for LSU in the 2007 NFL Draft, setting a school record for most first round selections ... Taken with the 30th overall pick by San Diego ... Played in 41 games in his career, starting 27 times, including 12 games as a senior in 2006 ... Finished with 141 receptions for 2,107 yards and seven touchdowns ... His 141 receptions ranks as the seventh-highest total in school history, as does his 2,107 yards ... Is one of just seven Tigers in school history to reach the 2,000 yards receiving plateau ... Stepped in to return punts for the first time in his career as a senior ... Selected to play in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.

SENIOR SEASON (2006)
Doubled as a reciever and punt returner for the Tigers ... Considered to have the best hands on the team ... LSU’s “go-to” guy on third down situations ... Rarely dropped a pass ... Emerged as LSU’s punt return man against Kentucky and held the job the remainder of the year ... Teamed with Dwayne Bowe and Early Doucet to form one of the nation’s premier receiving corps ...  Finished year with 56 catches for 834 yards and four scores ... Ranked seventh in the SEC in receptions per game (4.67) and eighth in receiving yards per game (69.7) ... Capped career with four catches for 50 yards against Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl ... Against Mississippi State, recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game, pulling in six catches for a 101 yards and a touchdown ... Also had touchdowns in the Tigers’ victories over Tennessee and Fresno State ... Caught a career-high eight passes for 85 yards against Florida ... Also a standout on the Tigers’ punt return unit, he averaged a team-high 12.9 yards per return ... Returned his first career punt for a touchdown against Fresno State going 77 yards for the score.

JUNIOR SEASON (2005)
Played in 11 games with five starts during the regular season ... Ranked third on squad with 35 receptions for 559 yards and 2 TDs ... Capped season with biggest game of career to date, hauling in 5 passes for a career-high 99 yards and 1 score in the win over Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl ... Scored on a 51-yard pass from Matt Flynn in the second quarter to put the Tigers up for good at 10-3 ... Other TD reception came from JaMarcus Russell against Ole Miss ... Caught 4 passes of 40-yards or better, including a 47-yarder against Tennessee and 41-yard receptions in consecutive games against Auburn and North Texas ... Tied a season-high with 5 receptions for 97 yards in win over North Texas ... Missed games against Mississippi State and Florida.  

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004)
Sure-handed receiver who had at least 1 catch in all 12 games ... Played in 12 games with eight starts ... LSU's leading receiver with 43 catches for 659 yards and 1 TD ... Ranked eighth in the SEC in both receptions per game (3.58) and yards receiving per game (54.9) ... Capped sophomore season with 2 catches for 12 yards against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl ... Caught a career-best 7 passes for 81 yards in win over Troy ... Had first career TD reception on a 34-yard pass against Vanderbilt ... Had 93 yards receiving on 5 catches against Mississippi State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Talented true freshman that added quality depth to an already loaded wide receiver corps for the Tigers ... Played in nine games ... Caught 7 passes for 63 yards ... Had a season-long catch of 17 yards vs. Louisiana Tech ... Caught 5 passes for 42 yards in win over Louisiana Tech ... Slowed early in the season by an elbow injury ... Finished year with 114 total snaps, all coming on offense. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated the No. 1 wide receiver in the state and a national blue chipper ... Caught 82 passes for 1,171 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior, leading the Chargers to the 4A state championship game ... Named an All-American by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 12 wide receiver in the country by Rivals.com ... Member of the Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team, The Times-Picayune's Top 25 Blue-Chip list and The Shreveport Times' Top 20 ... Very versatile as he also saw action as his team’s punter, placekicker and quarterback as a senior ... Rushed for 93 yards and passed for 483 yards in 2002 ... As a junior, caught 46 passes, 15 of those for touchdowns ... Served as the backup quarterback for the 4A runner-up ... Coached by Frank Wilson.

PERSONAL
Real name is Craig, but goes by Buster ... Born Oct. 2, 1985, in New Orleans ... Parents are Craig Davis, Sr., and Sanedra Berry ... Has three siblings, Brandon Davis, Taylor Davis and Toddra Jackson ... Majoring in communication studies.

SEASON HIGHS  CAREER HIGHS 
Receptions: 8 vs. Florida  Receptions: 8 vs. Florida, 2006
Yards: 101 vs. Mississippi St. Yards: 101 vs. Mississippi St., 2006
Touchdowns: 1 four times Touchdowns: 1 seven times
Long: 47 vs. Arkansas  Long: 51 vs. Miami, 2005

Davis’ Career Receiving Stats
Year G-GS Rec. Yds. TD LG
2003 9-0 7 63 0 17
2004 12-8 43 649 1 42
2005 11-5 35 559 2 51
2006 12-12 56 836 4 47
Totals 44-25 141 2,107 7 51

 

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