Height /Weight: 5-8 / 195
Hometown: Seaford, Va.
High School: Ocean Lakes HS
Major: Black American Studies
At Delaware: Fourth-year squad member of the squad as a junior • expected to move over to linebacker or safety in pre-drills due to depth at running back • has outstanding speed • also expected to make a contribution on special teams • has played in 22 career games in a backup role and rushed for 220 yards on 43 carries (5.1 avg.) with one touchdown • has also caught four passes for 27 yards.
2011 Season: Appeared in all 11 games as a backup running back and special teams performer • had 21 rush attempts for 106 yards • ranked No. 3 on the team in rushing yardage • recorded career high 19 attempts for 108 yards vs. Delaware State • also caught three passes for 19 yards vs. Delaware State • recorded a tackle against West Chester, Old Dominion and Maine • team went 7-4 under head coach K.C. Keeler.
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 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 • enjoys writing poetry in his spare time.
Career Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Rushing Yards: 106 yards vs. Delaware State, 2011