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Kilgore’s A.J. Davis Commits to Sam Houston State on Official Visit

Kilgore linebacker A.J. Davis has committed to Sam Houston State. (Christopher Vinn, ETSN.fm)

Kilgore linebacker A.J. Davis has committed to play football at Sam Houston State, he told ETSN.fm during his official visit to the Huntsville school Saturday.

“We toured the campus this morning, and Huntsville is really a beautiful place,” Davis said. “The coaching staff and teachers seem like they really care about you, so this decision makes me feel real good.”

Davis played multiple positions at Kilgore, including middle linebacker, H-back, and tight end, but will play linebacker at Sam Houston State.

Davis talked about some of things he wants to work on to prepare for the 2013 season.

“I need to work on my speed and my agility,” Davis said. “And you can always get stronger.”

Davis was the District 16-3A Most Valuable Player as a senior. The 6-foot, 220-pounder helped the Bulldogs finish 11-2 with a Class 3A Division I state semifinal appearance. He accumulated 154 tackles, 12 for loss, two sacks, one interception, and two forced fumbles in 2012.

In three seasons as Kilgore’s starter in the middle, Davis racked up 457 tackles, including 40 for loss and six sacks. During the past two seasons, Davis also had three interceptions and eight pass breakups.

Sam Houston State, a Division I FCS program, is a member of the Southland Conference. The Bearkats reached the FCS national championship in 2012.

“It’s full ride, and I can’t be more excited,” Davis said.

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