20 - Tony Davis
Tony Davis
Height: 5-9
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Olympia, Wash.
High School: Capital HS '05
Position: WR
Experience: 3L*

Career: Davis ranks 14th in school history in receptions with 136, and needs four catches, 542 yards and nine touchdowns to earn spots in Eastern's all-time top 10 lists. His career average of 9.9 yards per punt return currently ranks 10th in school history. He is 1,167 all-purpose yards from earning a spot on that all-time top 10 list as well. Coupled with senior teammates Aaron Boyce and Brynsen Brown, that trio has already combined for 456 catches for 6,329 yards and 43 touchdowns in 98 games worth of experience (80 starts). Of the 43 total touchdowns Boyce, Brown and Davis have caught, all but two of them have come from Nichols (Brown and Davis each caught a TD pass from Chris Peerboom in 2006).

2009: Listed as a starter at wide receiver (slot) on EWU's preseason depth chart. In the spring, he was presented an "Iron Eagle" Award for his off-season academic and athletic achievements.

2008: Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference honors. Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Started seven games at wide receiver and was selected as EWU's Offensive Player of the Year. He was 47th in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision in receptions per game (5.3) and 79th in receiving yards (57.9), and also averaged 10.3 yards per punt return to rank 27th in FCS. Davis was honored twice as the team's offensive player of the week, including EWU's opener against Texas Tech (8/30/08) when he had 13 catches for 114 yards and a touchdown. His catches total ranks second in school history behind the 17 teammate Aaron Boyce had versus Montana in 2007. Davis was also co-player of the week against Northern Arizona (11/15/08) when he caught seven passes for 59 yards and a touchdown. He missed the Portland State game (10/4/08) with an ankle injury. He did not participate in spring practices because of a shoulder injury that required off-season surgery. He and quarterback Matt Nichols have combined for two of the 36 longest pass plays in school history, but both were non-scoring (78 versus Idaho State on 9/22/07 and 70 versus Central Washington on 9/16/06).

2007: Was selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII second team as selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. Started six games at wide receiver, including EWU's last four games of the season after returning from a shoulder injury. The injury happened on a 10-yard touchdown catch against Portland State (9/29/07), forcing him to miss the next four games. One week earlier against Idaho State (9/22/7) he caught six passes for 150 yards. In the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs, he caught eight passes for 131 yards in EWU's 44-15 win over McNeese State (11/24/07). At the conclusion of spring practices he received one of four strength and conditioning awards handed out.

2006: Earned honorable mention All-Big Sky Conference honors. Started five games at wide receiver, but was in the regular receiver rotation the entire season. In the first game of his career, he had a season-high 173 all-purpose yards against Oregon State (8/31/06). He had a 60-yard punt return for a touchdown, caught three passes for 22 yards and returned four kickoffs for 91 yards. He made the first start of his career against Central Washington (9/16/06) and finished with season highs of six catches for 112 yards. In the following game in a 19-10 win at Montana State (9/23/06), he had six catches for 89 yards. His first career touchdown reception came against Northern Arizona (10/28/06). He earned team offensive player of the week honors against Weber State (11/4/06). He shared the team's big play of the week honor with quarterback Matt Nichols against Montana State (9/23/06). He had at least 100 all-purpose yards in his first four games as an Eagle but had none after that in the 2006 season.

2005: Redshirted. Was selected as EWU's Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year. He was the team's offensive scout team player of the week once.

HS: Graduated from Capital HS in 2005. Was selected by WashingtonPreps.com as a first team 4A All-State selection as a running back and a second team pick as a return specialist. Named by the Seattle Times as a "Red Chip" selection as one of the top 34 recruits in the state of Washington. The Tacoma News Tribune selected him to its All-Area first team as an all-purpose back. Ranked as a "three-star" running back by WashingtonPreps.com. He was also ranked 14th on the WashingtonPreps.com list of the top 55 prospects in Washington. He was the Most Valuable Player in the Narrows League Bay Division as he also earned first team all-league honors as a punt returner. Was a second team selection on Ron Siegel's preseason All-State team as a running back. He had 19 total tackles (14 unassisted) on defense, and on offense, he rushed for 1,121 yards and 24 touchdowns despite missing two games and parts of others with a leg injury. Capital finished 10-1 after losing to Bethel 38-34 in the first round of the State 4A Playoffs. As a junior, he was selected by WashingtonPreps.com as a first team 4A All-State selection as a running back. He was also selected to the Tacoma News Tribune All-Area first team as a running back. He rushed for 1,492 yards and 23 touchdowns, and started the 2003 season with a kickoff return for a touchdown.

Personal: Born 1/24/87 in Oakland, Calif. Nickname is "T.D." Interdisciplinary studies major.

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