Quarterback Beau Davis played an important reserve role on the Nebraska offense during his Nebraska career.
Davis appeared in four games during his Husker career, most recently seeing action against Kansas State as a junior in 2007, when he completed his only pass attempt for nine yards.
The California native also saw action against Nicholls State and Troy in 2006, but did not record any statistics. He redshirted in 2005, after seeing action in a reserve role at Texas Tech as a true freshman in 2004. Davis earned his degree in sociology in December.
Davis served as a backup behind Sam Keller and Joe Ganz. Davis saw action in a win over Kansas State and completed his only pass attempt for nine yards.
Davis was NU’s No. 3 quarterback behind Zac Taylor and Ganz and played in victories over Nicholls State and Troy, but did not record any statistics.
Davis was a backup quarterback, but did not see game action and redshirted.
Davis played in the second half of NU's loss at Texas Tech. He struggled in the tough situation, connecting on one of eight passes for 12 yards, with four interceptions.
Before Nebraska (Venice HS)
Davis had a standout senior year at Venice High School in Los Angeles for Coach Angelo Gasca, completing 67 percent of his passes for 3,152 yards and 40 touchdowns, against just 10 interceptions. Davis spread the ball around the field effectively, as three of Venice's wideouts topped 1,000 yards receiving in 2003.
Davis led Venice to a 13-1 record and a berth in the sectional championship game where it was defeated by Carson High School. He threw for a season-high 340 yards against Santa Monica. He threw six touchdown passes in just two quarters against Hamilton High School and had a pair of five-touchdown games as a senior.
Davis was the Los Angeles Times Westside Back of the Year as a senior. He also received first-team all-city honors from the AP, and was named the All-Western League Offensive Player of the Year. Davis transferred to Venice from Carson (Calif.) High School. As a junior at Carson, Davis threw for 1,105 yards and 11 touchdowns and guided his team to a state playoff berth. He turned down scholarship offers from Utah State and Temple.
The son of Billy and Sandra Davis, Beau was born in Torrance, Calif., on July 15, 1985. He is a sociology major, and in on track to graduate in December of 2008. Davis has volunteered with Nebraska’s hospital visits.