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Trevor Davis
Player Profile:
Trevor Davis 1809268
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Martinez, CA
High School: Hawai'i/Alhambra HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Twitter: @trevor9davis | @calfootball
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Career Stats
Game Logs: 2015 | 2014

Davis played in 23 games with 11 starts during the final two seasons of his three campaigns at Cal after sitting out a 2013 redshirt campaign due to NCAA transfer rules following two seasons at Hawai’i in 2011-12. He finished his Cal career with 2,300 all-purpose yards including 1,071 yards receiving and seven touchdown catches on 64 receptions while he had 1,110 yards on 45 kick returns including two for touchdowns to tie a school record while his 24.7 kick return average is fifth in school history. Davis was one of the nation’s top kick returners as a 2014 junior, ranking second nationally with a 32.6 yards per kick return average and tied for second with two kick return touchdowns that both set school marks. Davis had both of the kick return touchdowns on back-to-back third-quarter returns to equal NCAA and Pac-12 single-game records during a monster game at Washington State in which he also had two touchdown receptions and totaled a career-high and team season-high 280 all-purpose yards.

 
Cal Career (2013 – Present)

  • Played in 23 games with 11 starts during the final two seasons of his three campaigns with the program after sitting out a 2013 redshirt campaign due to NCAA transfer rules following two seasons at Hawai’i in 2011-12
  • Finished his career with 2,300 all-purpose yards, registering 1,071 yards receiving and seven touchdown catches on 64 receptions, 1,110 yards on 45 kick returns including two for touchdowns, 115 yards on 14 punt returns and four yards on three rushes to accumulate his all-purpose yards total
  • Ranked second nationally and led the Pac-12 with a single-season school-record 32.6 yards per kick return average that also tied for second both nationally and in the Pac-12 with a school-record two kick returns for touchdowns among his 13 kick returns for 424 yards as a junior
  • Had one of the most memorable games by an individual in the history of Cal football in a wild 60-59 win at Washington State as a junior when he equaled NCAA and Pac-12 single-game records by becoming the 20th player in FBS history and the third in the Pac-12 to bring back two kick returns for touchdowns in a single game on consecutive kick returns of 100 and 98 yards while adding three receptions for 82 yards and a career-high two scoring catches including the game-winner on a 51-yarder from Jared Goff in the fourth quarter for a career-high four touchdowns that were the most by a Cal player in 2014 for a career-high 280 all-purpose yards
  • Other marks set and record books entries established during his performance in the contest at Washington State as a junior included kick returns that tied for the third and tied for the seventh longest in school history, and single-game school records for kick return touchdowns (2), kick returns yards (198) and kick return average (99.0 ypr)
  • Had a career-high and team season-high 138 yards receiving on three catches including a 75-yard touchdown from Goff as a 2015 senior against San Diego State
  • Had a career-high seven receptions for 80 yards as a senior at Stanford
  • Had a career-long 76-yard touchdown reception from Goff in the first game of his Cal career at Northwestern
  • Had a career-high and career-long 16 yards rushing on a single rush in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl win over Air Force as a senior
  • Had career highs of three punt returns and 31 punt return yards vs. Sacramento State with the longest punt return of his career a 24-yarder at Arizona, all as a junior
  • Had at least one catch in each of his final 15 collegiate games and 22 of the 23 he played in at Cal
  • Added four tackles
  • Wore No. 9 during his final two seasons at Cal after he wore No. 82 in his first campaign with the Golden Bears in 2013
  • Totaled 109 receptions, 1,711 yards receiving and 12 touchdown receptions in four seasons of collegiate action including his two seasons at Hawai'i

Senior (2015)

  • Played in all 13 games with nine starts as a senior when he contributed a career and team-high 1,407 all-purpose yards, leading the club with 686 yards on 32 kick returns while adding a team-high 45 yards on six punt returns and ranking second on the team with career highs of 672 yards receiving on 40 receptions with two for scores and a 16.8 yards per reception average that was second on the club among regulars and third overall
  • Also had his first three career rushes for four yards 
  • Had a career-high and team season-high 138 yards receiving on three catches including a 75-yard touchdown from Goff as a 2015 against San Diego State while his seven receptions for 80 yards as a senior at Stanford were a career best
  • Other receiving totals came vs. Arizona State (5-58), vs. USC (5-52), at Texas (4-44), at Utah (3-92, TD), vs. Oregon State (3-90), vs. Washington State (3-28), at Oregon (2-27), in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force (2-19), vs. Grambling State (1-32), at Washington (1-8) and at UCLA (1-4)
  • Had three receptions of 50 or more yards, adding a 54-yarder vs. Oregon State and a 50-yarder at Utah to his 75-yard TD catch vs. San Diego State
  • Had two or more catches in each of his first seven games before suffering an injury vs. UCLA that forced him to miss the next two games vs. Oregon and at Oregon State, and limited him for the next four
  • Returned kicks in eight games including for a season-high 119 yards on five returns in the Lockheed Martin Armed Bowl vs. Air Force and a career-high six returns for 111 yards at Stanford while adding other numbers at Oregon (4-100), vs. Oregon State (4-98), vs. USC (5-87), vs. Washington State (4-87), at Washington (2-43) and at Utah (2-41)
  • Returned a kick a season-long 43 yards vs. Oregon State 
  • Had a season-high-tying two punt returns for a season-high 18 yards in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl win over Air Force while adding other totals against San Diego State (2-15), vs. Washington State (1-16) and Grambling State (1-(-4) with the 16-yard return against Washington State his longest of the season
  • Finished with more than 100 all-purpose yards eight times including a season-high 191 at Stanford as well as in contests vs. Oregon State (188), vs. Air Force (172), vs. San Diego State (153), vs. USC (139), at Utah (133), vs. Washington State (131) and at Oregon (125)
  • Rushed for a career-high 16 yards on a single carrry against Air Forces after losing yards on the first two carries of his career at Washington (-10 yards) and at Oregon (-2 yards)
  • Totaled two tackles with career-high-tying single stops in back-to-back games vs. Washington State and at Utah
  • A second-team preseason All-American as a kick returner by The Sporting News, while Athlon has him as a second-team All-Pac-12 pick and Phil Steele as a third-teamer
  • On the Paul Hornung Award Watch List for the honor given annually to the most versatile player in college football
  • Played in the spring game but did not record any stats

Junior (2014)

  • Earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors as a kick returner from Phil Steele while he was a second-team pick of College Sports Madness
  • Earned third-team Midseason All-American and first-team Midseason All-Pac-12 honors as a kick returner from Phil Steele
  • Played in 10 games with two starts at wide receiver in the first two contests of the season at Northwestern and vs. Sacramento State
  • Established himself as one of the nation’s top kick returners, ranking second nationally and leading the Pac-12 with a single-season school-record 32.6 yards per kick return average and tying for second both nationally and in the Pac-12 with a school-record two kick returns for touchdowns, while also leading the team with 424 kick return yards on 13 returns that was third
  • Had one of the most memorable games by an individual in the history of Cal football in a wild 60-59 win at Washington State when he equaled NCAA and Pac-12 single-game records by becoming the 20th player in FBS history and the third in the Pac-12 to bring back two kick returns for touchdowns in a single game on consecutive kick returns of 100 and 98 yards to earn Pac-12 Networks Player of the Game while adding three receptions for 82 yards and a career-high two scoring catches including the game-winner on a 51-yarder from Jared Goff in the fourth quarter for a career-high four touchdowns that were the most by a Cal player since Jahvid Best had a modern-era school record five at Minnesota in 2009 for a career-high 280 all-purpose yards that were the most by a Cal player since Best had 311 vs. Washington in 2008
  • Also set single-game school records during his performance at Washington State for kick return touchdowns (2), kick returns yards (198) and kick return average (99.0 ypr), while establishing record books entries including kick returns that tied for the third and tied for the seventh longest in school history with the former the longest kick return by a Cal player the longest since Deltha O’Neal ran a kick back 100 yards vs. Stanford in 1999 and the touchdown the first since Brendan Bigelow had an 88-yard kickoff return vs. Presbyterian in 2011
  • Picked up several awards for his performance at Washington State, including the CBSSports.com National Specialist of the Week, SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Pac-12 Player of the Week, Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week and California Muscle-Milk Student-Athlete of the Week
  • Second on the team with 893 all-purpose yards, adding 24 receptions for 399 yards (team-leading 16.6 yards per reception) and eight punt returns for 70 yards for a team-high 8.8 yards per return average to his kick return totals
  • Also second on the team in punt returns and punt return yards; third in total touchdowns (7) and kick returns; fourth in points (42); tied for fourth in touchdown receptions (5); fifth in receiving yards and receiving yards per game (39.9); and seventh in receptions
  • Had a season and team-high 93 yards receiving on three catches including a career-long 76-yard touchdown reception in the first game of his Cal career at Northwestern
  • Recorded a season-high four receptions for 39 yards vs. Colorado
  • Had at least one catch in nine of the 10 games he played, adding receiving stats vs. Sacramento State (3-68), vs. UCLA (3-29, TD), vs. Washington (3-29), vs. BYU (2-22, TD), at Arizona (2-20) and vs. Stanford (1-17), catching a fourth-quarter scoring pass vs. BYU that tied the contest at 35-35
  • Had three receptions of 50 or more yards, adding a 55-yarder vs. Sacramento State and a 51-yard touchdown at Washington State to his 76-yard TD catch at Northwestern
  • Had two or more catches in each of his first seven games before suffering an injury vs. UCLA that forced him to miss the next two games vs. Oregon and at Oregon State, and limited him for the next four
  • Returned kicks in five games, adding kick return stats vs. UCLA (3-88) that included a 45-yarder that was his third-longest of the season, vs. Washington (3-63), vs. BYU (3-55) and at Northwestern (2-20) to his Washington State contest
  • Had career highs of three punt returns and 31 punt return yards vs. Sacramento State among five games with punt return stats that also included contests at Arizona (2-18), vs. Stanford (1-16), at Northwestern (1-8) and vs. Washington (1-(-3)), with the longest punt return of his career a 24-yarder at Arizona
  • Led the team in punt return yardage at Arizona and led or co-led the squad in each of the five games he had punt returns
  • Finished with more than 100 all-purpose yards three times, adding three-digit totals at Northwestern (121) and vs. UCLA (117)
  • Totaled two tackles with career-high-tying single stops vs. Sacramento State and Stanford
  • Played in the spring game but did not record any stats

Junior (2013)

  • Redshirted after transferring to Cal from Hawai’i and sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules
  • Did not play

Hawai’i (2011-12)

  • A two-year letterwinner who played in 15 games with 10 starts during two campaigns as a freshman and sophomore in 2011 and 2012, combining for two-season totals of 45 catches, 601 yards receiving and five touchdown grabs
  • Caught 28 passes for 366 yards as a freshman and had 17 receptions for 235 yards and two scores during his sophomore campaign
  • Posted a Hawai’i career-high and career-high-tying seven catches for 85 yards and a Hawai’i career-best two touchdown receptions against Tulane as a freshman
  • Had a Hawai’i career-high 111 yards receiving on six catches with one touchdown during his freshman season against BYU with a 79-yard touchdown catch that was the longest reception of his collegiate career also against the Cougars

Alhambra HS (Class of 2011)

  • Played in the Holiday Classic All-Star Game between the top talent from Sacramento and the East Bay following his 2010 senior season
  • Listed among the top 20 football prospects in the East Bay as a senior when he hauled in 43 catches for 876 yards and nine touchdowns to earn All-Diablo Football Athletic League and honorable mention All-Metro honors
  • Had nine receptions for 185 yards and one touchdown against Miramonte during his senior season, while hauling in touchdown catches of 78 and 64 yards vs. Dougherty Valley
  • Earned second-team All-DFAL recognition as a 2009 junior when he tallied 27 catches for 504 yards and helped lead his squad to a conference title, an 11-2 overall mark and a 6-0 league record
  • A prep teammate of former Cal offensive lineman Donovan Frazer
  • Also participated in track and field for three seasons, competing in the long jump, triple jump and sprint events
  • Set school records in the 100 (10.72) and 200 (22.15) meters as well as the long jump (23’ 6”)

Recruiting Notes (Class of 2011)

  • A three-star recruit of ESPN and Rivals, while he was given two stars each by 247Sports and 247Sports Composite
  • Ranked as high as the nation’s No. 182 wide receiver overall by ESPN, while 247Sports Composite had him at No. 270
  • 247Sports Composite had him among its list of the nation’s top players overall (No. 2270), while he was the No. 217 prep player overall in the state of California
  • ESPN listed him as its No. 168 high school player in the state of California, as well as its No. 264 player overall in his region
  • Received a scouting grade of 73 from ESPN, while he graded out at 70 by 247Sports and 0.7000 according to 247Sports Composite, while he received a 5.5 rating by Rivals

Other

  • Full name is Trevor Lee Davis
  • Born July 4, 1993
  • Parents are Mark Davis and Linda Norman-Davis
  • Major is sociology

Davis' Career Game Highs
Rushes: 1 (three times, last Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force, 2015)
Rushing Yards: 
16, Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force, 2015)
Long Rush: 16, Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force, 2015)
Receptions:
7 (at Stanford, 2015)
Receiving Yards: 138 (vs. San Diego State, 2015)
Receiving TDs: 2 (at Washington State, 2014)
Long Reception: 76TD (at Northwestern, 2014)
Kick Returns: 6 (at Stanford, 2015)
Kick Return Yards: 198 (at Washington State, 2014)
Kick Return TDs: 2 (at Washington State, 2014)
Long Kick Return: 100TD (at Washington State, 2014)
Punt Returns: 3 (vs. Sacramento State, 2014)
Punt Return Yards: 31 (vs. Sacramento State, 2014)
Long Punt Return: 24 (at Arizona, 2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 280 (at Washington State, 2014)
Tackles: 1 (four times, last at Utah, 2015)
Points: 24 (at Washington State, 2014) 

Last Updated
February 27, 2016

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