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5 Things to Know About Corey Davis

A few interesting facts about the Western Michigan wide receiver.

Some of the top shots of Western Michigan's Corey Davis.

1. He has a nose for the end zone.
At 6-foot-3 and 210 pounds, Davis fits the mold for a player who could be successful in the red zone. During his four seasons at Western Michigan, he caught 52 touchdown passes, which are the second-most in FBS history.

2. He is the all-time receiving leader in FBS history.
Davis finished his college career with 5,278 receiving yards, the most of any player in FBS history. David surpassed Nevada's Trevor Insley's record, who held the record since 2000. David was the MAC Offensive Player of the Year in 2016 and a three-time All-MAC selection.  


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  1. He's incredibly consistent.**
    Davis played in at least 10 games each year he was at Western Michigan, and was highly productive each year. After finishing with 941 yards as a freshman, Davis rattled off three consecutive seasons with at least 1,400 yards. He also saw an increase in receptions every year in was in college, building up to and 2016 season where he caught 97 passes.

4. His legal guardian played for the Buccaneers.
Davis' legal guardian, Dan Graham, was a member of the Buccaneers for the 1989 season. He was listed as a center after going undrafted out of Northern Illinois. Dan's brother, Kent, also played in the NFL. He was a quarterback, most notably with the New York Giants.

5. He had one college scholarship offer.
Before he was one of the NCAA's most prolific pass-catchers, Davis was a two-star recruit with just one scholarship offer. He had interest from Notre Dame, Michigan State, Michigan and Iowa, among others, but Western Michigan was the only school to offer him a scholarship, according to Less than four years after he was unranked among wide receivers in the state of Illinois, he's one of the top wide receiver prospects in the NFL.

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