Taylor Davis
Taylor Davis

RS Senior

Plano, Texas

High School:
Prestonwood Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 285

Offensive Lineman


Promising young offensive lineman who looks to continue his development behind a veteran line that returns four starters overall ... Has seen action at several different spots on the line, showing good versatility ... Will line up this spring at right guard, and he enters spring camp listed third on the depth chart there ... Developed as a strong pass-blocker in high school in an offensive system that is similar to Mizzou's spread-style attack.


Did not see game action as a redshirt freshman, but continued his development as part of the offensive scout team.


Redshirted during his first season in the Tiger program as he learned the ropes working on the offensive scout team.


Ranked as the No. 76 offensive tackle in the nation, according to Rivals ... Named an all-midwest region offensive lineman by PrepStar ... Was a 1st-Team All-State and 1st-Team All-District performer as a senior in 2007, and took home District Lineman of the Year honors, as well, as he helped lead his team to a district runner-up finish and a 4th-consecutive state playoff appearance ... As a junior, won 1st-Team All-District and Hon. Men. All-State honors for a district championship team that reached the regional finals of the state playoffs ... Lettered as both a sophomore and freshman for teams that won the state championship (2005) and finished as state runners up (2004) ... Was a four-year letterwinner in football, and also lettered one year in swimming (2007) ... High school coach - Mike Hall.


Parents - Bryan & Kimberly Davis ... Wants to study in MU's esteemed College of Business, with an ultimate goal of working in the sports management field ... Lists snow skiing, wakeboarding, hunting, fishing and playing the guitar as hobbies ... Was very impressed with the closeness of the MU players, as well as the integrity of the MU coaching staff during his recruitment ... Also listed MU's facilities, as well as the MU School of Business, as major draws ... Spent a lot of his time working with disadvantaged children and adults in his community, and took a trip to Costa Rica one spring to help children in impoverished areas ... Was part of his school's student leadership institute as well as the choir, and was a member of church's student ministry ... Chose Mizzou over Kansas, Iowa State, Tulsa, North Texas and Kent, among others.

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