Position: Running Back
Height /Weight: 5-8 / 185
Hometown: Seaford, Va.
High School: Ocean Lakes HS
Major: Black American Studies
At Delaware: Third-year squad member who is expected to make an impact at the running back position…enters the fall as the No. 3 running back in a deep group behind backup David Hayes and CAA Rookie of the Year Andrew Pierce…physical running back with exceptional blocking skills...brings high end speed to the group…will contribute in the rotation as well as provide a great impact on special teams as a return man and covering kicks…ran for eight yards and caught a pass in the spring game.
2010 Season: Saw action in 11 games for the Blue Hens, primarily on special teams...finished the season with 22 rushing attempts, collecting 114 yards and a touchdown...ranked fifth on the team in yardage…scored his first career touchdown on a 10-yard scamper with just over two minutes to play in the Homecoming win vs. Towson...had a career-high 58 rushing yards on just six carries against Towson...rushed eight times for 23 yards in the season opener vs. West Chester...caught one pass for eight yards vs. Duquesne...also recorded a tackle on special teams vs. Lehigh in the NCAA Playoffs... team went 12-3 and advanced to the FCS national title game under head coach K.C. Keeler.
2009 Season: Did not see game action in first season with Delaware to retain freshman eligibility…team went 6-5 under Keeler.
High School: Starred at Ocean Lakes High School for head coach Chris Scott as a running back and kick returner...led team to 12-1 record and Beach District title as a senior in 2008....team was runner-up for regional title...was among the top rushers in South Hampton Roads area as a senior in 2008 with over 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns...returned a kick 98 yards for a touchdown...earned first team All-Beach District honors as a senior...team offensive Most Valuable Player as a senior...has run a 4.38 40-yard dash...standout sprinter in track and field...led team to Beach District title and was an All-State pick as part of the 4 x 100 meter and 4 x 400 meter relay teams...has long jumped 22-feet.
Personal: Walter Brandon Davis IV...son of Angela Davis and Ywain Young...one of five children...Black American studies major at Delaware...father attended Norfolk State University….has worked in construction during the summer.
Career Offensive Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Rushing Yards: 58 yards vs. Towson, 2010