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#23 Daniel Davie
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.
High School: Beatrice

2014 Outlook
Cornerback Daniel Davie will look to push for playing time as a junior in 2014 at a position where Nebraska lost two of its top three players to graduation. Davie’s bid to earn a spot in the secondary was put on hold this spring, as he was sidelined following a knee injury he suffered in mid-November.

The 6-1, 190-pound Davie should be back at full strength for preseason practice, and will look to re-enter the battle for playing time alongside returning starter Josh Mitchell. Davie has been a key special teams performer each of the past two seasons and has added depth at cornerback.

2013 (Sophomore)
Davie played in the first 10 games, seeing action as a reserve cornerback and several of the Huskers’ special teams units. Davie had an unassisted tackle at Purdue. He suffered a knee injury against Michigan State and was sidelined for the remainder of the season.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Davie played in 13 games, primarily on special teams. He made seven tackles with six of those coming on special teams. Davie had a season-high two tackles against Idaho State and had a pass breakup in that game.

2011 (Redshirt)
Davie redshirted in his first season in 2011.

Before Nebraska (Beatrice HS)
Davie excelled at Beatrice High as a running back, defensive back and a special teams standout. He rushed for 1,556 yards and 18 touchdowns while averaging 6.5 yards per attempt. Davie helped the Orangemen and Coach Bob Sexton to a 6-5 record and capped his senior season with a 265-yard rushing performance against Holdrege in the Class B playoffs. Davie also had more than 200 receiving yards as a senior, while adding 35 tackles and an interception on defense. He also averaged nearly 30 yards per kickoff return.

Davie was selected to the offensive squad on the Lincoln Journal Star’s Super-State team (athlete) and the Omaha World-Herald’s All-Nebraska squad (back). He earned first-team Class B honors from both newspapers as a running back. Davie was regarded as one of the top three prospects in Nebraska by Rivals.com.

Davie also made a huge impression on the track in 2010, winning the all-class gold in both the 100 and 200 meters at the Nebraska state track meet. Davie recorded a 10.73 time in the 100 and a 21.95 time in the 200 to win both events. At the 2011 Shrine Bowl, Davie recorded a 28-yard touchdown reception. Davie committed to the Huskers in June of 2010.He received numerous offers, including Kansas and Ohio.

Personal
Daniel is the son of Damon and Ruthanne Davie, and he was born on Aug. 4, 1993. Davie is majoring in criminology and criminal justice. Davie has volunteered his time with Make-a-Wish, Uplifting Athletes, local team hospital visits and a hospital visit during the Huskers’ trip to the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla.

Davie's Career Statistics

 

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Year

G/S

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

C-R

BK

PBU

INT  

Hry.

2011           Redshirt          
2012 13/0 3 4 7 0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
2013 10/0 1 0 1 0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0

Totals

23/0 4 4 8 0-0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
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