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Elijah Davis
41  Elijah Davis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Renton

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
0L

2007: Member of Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Chosen team MVP as a senior at Renton High School in Seattle, Wash ... earned All-District recognition his junior year ... played running back, strong safety and linebacker during his prep career ... totaled 130 tackles, including 25 for losses, and three sacks as a senior ... made 154 tackles and six sacks as a junior ... high school coach was George Foster ... also participated in basketball, track and field and wrestling in high school ... selected basketball MVP as a freshman ... honor roll student his senior year ... played the jazz trumpet and was a drum major for four years ... also a sergeant in the U.S. Army.

PERSONAL: Mother is Palestine Davis ... has one brother and one sister ... cousin is former Miner standout and current Oakland Raider Thomas Howard ... full name is Elijah D. Davis ... born 1/22/83 (Seattle, Wash.) ... multidisciplinary studies major.