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      Jabari Davis
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stone Mountain, Ga.

High School:
Tucker

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 230

Position:
TB

Experience:
3L

Full Name: Jabari O'Have Davis ... Tennessee's active touchdowns leader returns for senior season ... Has 20 career rushing touchdowns ... Led Vol rushers in TDs each of last two seasons, with 10 and eight, respectively ... Physical, bruising runner who has speed ... Can play both tailback and fullback positions and play them well ... Experience in goal-line situations also makes him very dependable short-yardage back ... Earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week last year after 78-yard, two-touchdown performance in win at Florida ... His second such honor in as many years ... Made one start last season and responded with best rushing effort of year, 113 yards on 17 attempts against Duke ... Has two career 100-yard rushing games, with career-high 135 vs. Arkansas in 2002 ... Nicknamed the "J-Train" ... Coach Taylor's evaluation: "I'm looking forward to what Jabari brings to our backfield. He's been a factor here the past two years and we need him again this season." ... Born: July 27, 1983.

HONORS
- 2003 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20); 2002 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 7) CAREER - Games/Started: 37/6 ...

2003
- Games/Started: 13/1 ... Bruising tailback added speed in the off-season ... Tennessee's go-to back in goal-line situations, the "J-Train" scored eight regular-season rushing touchdowns to lead the team and rank fourth in the SEC ... Has 20 career rushing touchdowns ... Averaged 4.5 yards-per-carry during the regular season ... His first carry of the year became his first touchdown of the season when he rumbled 44 yards to paydirt against Fresno State ... Plunged into the checkerboard end zone from two yards out in the third quarter against Marshall ... Earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his 78-yard, two touchdown performance during the Vols' victory over No. 17 Florida in the Swamp ... In that game, he gained 74 of his 78 yards in the game's final 24 minutes ... Made his first start of the season against Duke and rushed for a season-high 113 yards on 17 carries (his second career 100-yard performance) ... A 42-yard burst highlighted his nine-carry, 67-yard, two touchdown performance vs. Mississippi State ... Netted 29 yards on eight carries against Vanderbilt and added a 7-yard touchdown run ... Gained 56 yards on 14 carries at Kentucky.

2002 - Games/Started: 13/5 ... Valuable back in short-yardage situation as he led the Vols with 10 rushing touchdowns ... Also showed his break-away ability with 62-yard scamper against South Carolina ... The dash against the Gamecocks moved the ball down the South Carolina 9-yard line where the Vols scored two plays later ... Also had 58- yard touchdown run against Arkansas ... Finished the game with Arkansas ...Finished the game against Arkansas with 135 yards on 25 carries, which are both career highs ... Scored three touchdowns versus Arkansas as well ... His final score of the game a 12-yard run in the game's fifth overtime ... Had two touchdowns in victory over Wyoming ... Had one touchdown in each of the Vols' final three games ... Touchdown against Mississippi State pushed the Vols out to a 28-17 during the opening minutes of the fourth quarter ... Vols' second leading rusher with 559 yards.

2001 - Games/Started: 11/0 ... Scored the first two touchdowns of his career in Vols' victory over Florida ... His first carry of the game saw him bull his way into the end zone from two yards out ... He later carried three consecutive times from the Florida 9-yard line ... He picked up four yards apiece on the first two carries and then powered his way into the end zone from 1-yard out ... Most productive game statistically came against Vanderbilt ... He rolled up 43 yards on five carries against the Commodores ... Long run of season was 26 yards against Vanderbilt ... Carried the ball three consecutive times against Vanderbilt picking up 16 yards to move the ball into Vanderbilt territory and set the Vols up in scoring position.

RUSHING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
Fr. 2001
11
60
5.5
2
26-VU
So. 2002
125
587
4.6
10
62-S.C.
Jr. 2003
124
565
4.6
8
44-FSU
TOTALS
260
1212
4.7
20
62-S.C.
RECEIVING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
Fr. 2001
2
-3
-1.5
0
--
So. 2002
4
42
10.5
0
18-UF
Jr. 2003
4
-1
-0.2
0
3-DU
TOTALS
10
38
3.8
0
18-UF



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