2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Won job as starting place kicker in fall camp … Appeared in first five games of the season before sustaining a season-ending knee injury while making a tackle on a kickoff at Miami (Oct. 14) … Finished the season 2-for-4 on field goal attempts, 19-for-20 on PATs and with a 59.8-yard average and eight touchbacks on 27 kickoffs … Had a tough debut as the Yellow Jackets’ starting kicker, missing two field goals (47 and 36 yards – the second of which came on the final play of regulation) in a 42-41, double-overtime loss to Tennessee (Sept. 4) … Was 5-of-5 on extra-point attempts against Tennessee … Bounced back to make his final two attempts of the season – a 34-yarder vs. Jacksonville State (Sept. 9) and a 21-yarder vs. North Carolina (Sept. 30) … Had four touchbacks on seven kickoffs against JSU.
2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in one game (Sept. 10 vs. Mercer) … On only play of the season, sent kickoff into the end zone for a touchback.
2015 (True Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Attended Union Grove H.S. … Lettered three seasons as both kicker and punter for head coach Paul Burgdorf … Also lettered one season as goalkeeper for coach Mark Matthews’ soccer program … Was first-team all-state punter in 2014 by Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Was three-time first-team all-region punter and was MVP of 2013 Junior All-Star Game in Georgia Dome … Was kicker and punter for South team in 2014 GACA North/South Classic … Set school record with 50-yard FG during senior season.
Personal: Full name is Shawn Alan Davis … Born May 11, 1997 in Conyers, Ga. … Son of Jon Davis and Kim Talbott … Has one younger sister, Bayley … Member of A-Honor Roll in high school and was named accounting student of the year as sophomore … Majoring in business administration.
Field Goals Made: 1, twice – last vs. North Carolina, Sept. 30, 2017
Longest Field Goal: 34 yards vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017
PATS Made: 5, twice – last vs. Pittsburgh, Sept. 23, 2017
Points Scored: 7 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017
Kickoff Touchbacks: 4 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017