Gator Commit Named to Army Squad

National Recruiting Analyst
Posted Dec 2, 2011


Running back and future Florida Gator Mike Davis has been selected as a U.S. Army All-American during a press conference at his high school. He will add a nice skill set to the East squad.

(WHARTON, N.J.) December 1, 2011 – Mike Davis of Stephenson High School, Stone Mountain, GA, has been selected to play in the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl, joining an elite group of All-Americans. Those selected will play in the game on Saturday, January 7, 2012, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The annual East vs. West match-up will be televised live on NBC at 1:00 p.m. EST and will be presented by American Family Insurance. The game will feature the nation’s top 90 high school football players.

“Mike is a talented athlete whose leadership and teamwork qualities have made him a standout at Stephenson High School,” said John Myers, Director of Strategic Communications, Marketing and Outreach, U.S. Army Accessions Command. “Only the strongest wear the Army colors, and Mike possesses similar mental, emotional and physical strengths to Army Strong Soldiers. We are proud to honor all of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl players and congratulate each of them on their selection.”

The 5-foot-10, 195-pounder bolsters an impressive roster for the U.S. Army All-American contest. He is currently rated as the #14 running back in the country by Scout.com, making him a four-star prospect.

Davis is committed to play his college ball for Florida.

Scout Eval: Davis is a running back that runs with patience and he just has that natural feel for the position. He is a downhill runner, but a graceful runner at the same time. He has very good vision, he lets things develop, and he knows when to turn it up field. He may lack top end speed and he can still work on his agility, but he is a strong back that produces at a high level. - Chad Simmons

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(From left to right) Staff Sergeant Larry White, Mike Davis



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