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Akile Davis Profile

#1 Akile Davis

Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-2 Weight: 200 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2015-2017 Hometown: DeSoto, TX Last School: DeSoto High School

Before BYU

  • Three-star prospect by ESPN.com and Scout
  • No. 24-rated wide receiver in Texas by Scout
  • Played tight end as well
  • Named to the Texas All-District 7 5A second-team offense in 2013 as a junior
  • As a senior, helped lead DeSoto High School to a 10-2 record (5-1 district) with a No. 4 ranking in Texas and a No. 22 national ranking
  • Recorded 29 catches for 286 yards and five touchdowns in 2014
  • Coached by Claude Mathis
  • Recruited by Bowling Green, Indiana, Maryland, Middle Tennessee, San Diego State, North Texas, Nevada and Toledo.


2015 | Freshman Year

  • Saw offensive snaps for the first time in his career against Wagner and hauled in one pass for nine yards
  • Lettered as a freshman and played in four games

2016 | Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team