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#50 Chris Davenport
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 323 lbs.
Class: Freshman
Experience: High School
City/State: Mansfield, La.
High School: Mansfield HS
Major: General Studies
Born: 10/04/1989
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Chris Davenport Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/09/2013

CAREER
Played in 23 games with no starts during his career with the Tigers ... Saw majority of his action on field goal and point-after touchdown units ... Saw action on both sides of the ball during his career as he came to LSU as a defensive tackle ... Moved to the offensive side of the football as a sophomore in 2011 ... Graduated in December of 2012 with a degree in general studies ... Transferred in January of 2013 as he opted to use his final year of eligibility at another school.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in 11 game with no starts ... Saw most of his action on special teams as part of LSU's field goal and point-after touchdown unit.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Played in 10 games with no starts ... Saw action at left tackle on the offensive line in six games (Northwestern State, Kentucky, Auburn, Western Kentucky, Ole Miss and Georgia) ... Posted three knockdowns in 30 snaps on the o-line ... All three knockdowns came against Ole Miss ... Frequently saw action on the field goal unit ... Made the move from defensive tackle to the offensive line in the spring.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played in two games at defensive tackle with no starts ... Made one assisted tackle against McNeese State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation's top prep defensive linemen ... Named to the USA Today All-USA Football second team as a senior in 2008 as well as being a SuperPrep All-America ... Played in only four games as a senior because of surgery to repair a torn meniscus during the summer ... In four games, he racked up 45 tackles and nine sacks ... Was an honorable mention to the Class 2A all-state team as a senior ... Named first-team all-district as a senior ... As a junior, totaled an impressive 120 tackles and 20 sacks while also forcing four fumbles and recovering three ... Named first team all-state in Class 2A as a junior ... Named first-team all-district as a junior ... A consensus five-star prospect by all major recruiting services ... Named to the Rivals 100 ... Rated as the No. 5 defensive tackle and the No. 25 overall prospect in the country by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 7 defensive tackle and the No. 43 overall prospect in the country by Scout.com ... Rated as the No. 11 defensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep ... Rated as the No. 2 prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com and No. 5 by SuperPrep... Rated as the No. 1 most athletic defensive tackle in the country by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 8 overall prospect and No. 2 defensive tackle in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue Chip List, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen ... Is also an accomplished singer and sang the Star Spangled Banner at the Louisiana Sportsman's Paradise Bowl in Lafayette ... Coached by Donald Mayweather.

PERSONAL
Full name is Christopher James Davenport ... Goes by Chris ... Born Oct. 4, 1989, in Shreveport, La. ... Parents are Donald and Pamela Davenport ... Has two siblings - Donald and Donna ... Graduated in December of 2012 with a degree in general studies ... Very active in community service endeavors during his career at LSU.

DAVENPORT’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2009

Redshirt Season

2010

2-0

0

1

1

0-0

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

0-0

2011

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2012

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Totals

2-0
0
1
1
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
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