Tyler Davis 45
Tyler Davis


Eldon, Mo.

High School:
School of the Osage

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Defensive Back

Mechanical Engineering

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll


Senior defensive back who is the prototypical walk-on: determined, enthusiastic and who plays the game for the love of it and what he can do for the team ... Opens his final camp listed at No. 4 on the depth chart at the strong safety spot.


Saw his first collegiate action, as he got on the field for four games, helping with some special teams units ... Played against Arizona State, Alabama, and later in the year at Tennessee and at Texas A&M ... An outstanding student, who was named to the SEC 2012 Academic Honor Roll for his efforts in the classroom.


Played linebacker, running back and kicked for head coach Dan Henderson at School of the Osage ... an All-State honoree as a kicker during his senior season in 2008 ... also an all-conference and all-district performer ... recorded 450 rushing yards and six touchdowns on the ground, while totaling 207 receiving yards and two scoring catches in his final high school season ... two-time academic All-State selection ... played at defensive back in his sophomore and junior seasons, earning all-conference recognition ... snagged 10 interceptions in his career, including five as a sophomore in 2006.


Parents - James and Sheila Davis ... majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering ... lists hunting and fishing as his hobbies ... older brother Matt played at Mizzou from 2006-10.