One of four team captains in 2003, Davies was NU's No. 1 fullback and made eight starts, finishing the season with 89 yards rushing. A short-yardage back, Davies hit pay dirt five times to push his career total to 14 rushing touchdowns, eclipsing Joel Makovicka's previous school touchdown mark for fullbacks of 13 touchdowns from 1995 to 1998.
Davies finished his academic career with a 3.9 cumulative grade-point average as a pre-medicine/communication studies major and earned his bachelor's degree in December of 2003. He was a three-time academic all-District VII selection and a four-time first-team academic All-Big 12 honoree.
In his career, Davies rushed for 703 yards and averaged 5.3 yards per attempt. He had a career-high 119 yards at Baylor in 2001, and a career-long 57-yard gallop against the Bears in 2000. As a senior, Davies carried 33 times for 89 yards and five touchdowns. He finished the season strong, scoring a pair of touchdowns in NU's 24-3 win at
Davies finished the season with 193 yards on 42 carries with four touchdowns. He opened the year in strong fashion, scoring touchdowns in four of
Davies carried at least three times in each of
He carried just two times in each of the Huskers? ensuing two games, but did score his fourth touchdown of the season on a one-yard run at
Davies carried three times for 14 yards and helped clinch
Davies did not have any carries against
He capped his junior year with five carries for 15 yards against Ole Miss in the Independence Bowl. Davies also threw an incomplete pass on a fake punt attempt in the third quarter.
More than 200 of Davies' rushing yards came before he suffered an ankle injury against Texas Tech that limited him to one carry in three games. He capped his sophomore season with five carries for 16 yards in the 2002 Rose Bowl, including a 16-yard third-quarter touchdown run. In addition to his rushing totals, Davies also had two receptions for nine yards and two tackles on special teams.
Davies had five carries for 21 yards in a 27-10 win over No. 17 Notre Dame. He found the end zone for the first time in 2001 against Rice, scoring on a three-yard TD plunge in the first quarter as part of a five-carry, 14-yard evening. Davies had a career game against Baylor in
Davies' lone carry against Texas Tech went for a 25-yard first-quarter touchdown, but the run proved costly for the Huskers, as Davies sprained his right ankle on the play. He was lost for the remainder of the game and was not at 100 percent the rest of the season. He played only the first series against
2000 (Redshirt Freshman)
He had three runs of 25 yards or more, a career-long 57-yarder vs. Baylor, and runs of 32 yards and 27 yards against
Davies earned super-state honors as a fullback from the Lincoln Journal Star (also as a sophomore) and first-team All-Nebraska honors from the Omaha World-Herald in 1998. He was the OWH Offensive Honorary Captain and the LJS Co-Player of the Year (along with fellow Husker Trevor Johnson). Davies was a SuperPrep All-American and earned honorable-mention honors from USA Today. His junior season was cut short after he tore his left ACL. Before the injury, Davies rushed for 380 yards in less than three games after totaling more than 900 yards and 20 touchdowns as a sophomore. Davies attended Husker camps three times, and only visited NU, but was also recruited by
Davies was also active in the community, serving as a volunteer speaker in the Lincoln and
Tackles: 2 UT, 2 AT, 4 TT total; 1 UT, 1 AT, 2 TT in 2000; 1 UT, 1 AT, 2 TT, 2001
Receiving: 9-77-0 total: 3-49-0, 2000; 2-9-0, 2001; 0-0-0, 2002; 4-19-0, 2003
2002 Rose Bowl vs.
2003 Alamo Bowl vs.
Most Rushing Attempts: 12 vs. Baylor, 2001
Most Rushing Yards: 119 vs. Baylor, 2001
Long Rush: 57 vs. Baylor, 2001
Long Reception: 27 yards vs.
Most TDs Rushing: 2 vs. Baylor, 2001; 2 at
Long TD Rush: 42 yards vs. Baylor, 2001
Number of 100-Yard Rushing Games: 1; 119 vs. Baylor, 2001
Number of Career Rushes of 25-plus yards: 5; 2 vs.
Number of Career Rushes of 45-plus yards: 1 vs. Baylor, 2000
Number of Career Receptions of 25-plus yards: 1 vs.