LSU Gold
Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School
Gateway HS

Young and talented defensive back who fits nicely into LSU’s defensive scheme … Hard-hitter with good cover skills … Considered the No. 1 prep safety in the nation for the Class of 2021 … Appeared in 12 games as a true freshman in 2021.

Saw action in 12 games … Made college debut at UCLA … Saw bulk of action on special teams … Finished rookie season with 2 tackles … Had one tackle in games against McNeese and Arkansas.

Rated the top safety in the nation by 247 Sports and the No. 51 overall prospect nationally for the Class of 2021 … Listed as the No. 2 overall prospect in the state of Pennsylvania by ESPN … Given four-stars by all of the major recruiting services … As a junior, was named the TribLive High School Sports Network’s Football Player of the Year for Pennsylvania after rushing for 1,507 yards to go with 36 receptions for 547 yards and scored a total of 28 touchdowns … On defense, added 46 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble for a defense that held nine opponents to a touchdown or less … Led his team to the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) state title as a junior and then to an appearance in the semifinals as a senior Pennsylvania by ESPN… Earned a spot in the 2021 Under Armour All-America Game … Named to the first-team MaxPreps 2020 Pennsylvania All-State team… As a freshman in the Pennsylvania State Championship game, Davis racked up over 100 combined rushing and receiving yards plus a touchdown on offense and had a key sack and interception on the game’s final drive to shore up the victory… A two sport athlete who also competes in track and field, running in both the 100 and 200 meters.

Derrick Davis’ Career Highs
Tackles: 1, 2x (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2021; First: vs. McNeese, 2021)
Tackles for loss: 0
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 0

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