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Austin Davis
QB #9
Height:
6-2
Weight:
221
Age:
26
College:
Southern Mississippi
Hometown:
Ringgold, GA
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TDS
0
INT
0
YDS
33
RTG
78.1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 180 284 2,001 7 12 9 29 179 85.1 16 36 2.3 0 5 3
2014 STL 10 8 180 284 2,001 7 12 9 29 179 85.1 16 36 2.3 0 5 3
2013 STL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 STL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Rams (10/23/13)...released from the Dolphins’ practice squad (9/17/13)...signed to the Miami practice squad (9/10/13)...released (8/31/13)...originally signed with the Rams as an undrafted rookie free agent (5/1/12).

PRO: Third-year pro has played in 10 games with eight starts as a Ram in 2014...currently sits 24th on the Rams’ All-Time Passing list for yards with 2,001.

2014 SEASON: Completed 63.4 percent of his passes for 2,001 yards and 12 touchdowns...vs. Minnesota (9/7): Made his NFL debut in the second half...completed 16 passes for 192 yards...at Tampa Bay (9/14): Made his first career NFL start...completed 22 passes for 235 yards for a 99.1 passer rating in leading the Rams to victory...his 75.9 completion percentage was the sec- ond highest average among any starting quarterback in his first career start (minimum 20 attempts) behind Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (81.8)...vs. Dallas (9/21): Started at quarterback...threw his first career touchdown to pass to TE Lance Kendricks on a 1-yard pass in the first quarter...completed 32-of-40 passes for 327 yards and three touchdowns for a passer rating of 98.0... connected with WR Brian Quick for a 51-yard touchdown pass, the longest pass of his career...at Philadelphia (10/5): Started at quarterback...completed 29-of-49 passes for 375 yards and three touchdowns with a quarterback rating of 103.7...Davis was the first quarterback to rack up 300-plus yards and three touchdowns in back-to-back weeks since 2001 when QB Kurt Warner accomplished the feat...also rushed for 30 yards on three carries...after his performace against Philadelphia, Davis had a quar- terback rating of 122.0 on third down which ranked fourth in the NFL...vs. San Francisco (10/13): Started at quarterback... completed 21-of-42 passes for 236 yards and one touchdown...vs. Seattle (10/16): Started at quarterback...completed 18-of-21 passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns...his 85.7 completion percentage is tied for the second highest single-game completion percentage with Jim Everett in Rams single-game history...his 128.6 quarterback rating is the highest single-game rating since by a Rams quarterback since 2000 when Marc Bulger accomplished the feat (11/20/2005).

2013 SEASON: Signed with the Rams (10/23/13)...served as backup quarterback to Kellen Clemens...did not play.

2012 SEASON: Did not play in Week 1, declared inactive for the remainder of the season.

COLLEGE: Led Southern Miss to 12 wins and a Conference USA championship as a senior...set single-season and career school records for touchdowns, passing yards and completion percentages...succeeded in supplanting Brett Favre atop every major statistical record in school history...threw for a school record 3,331 yards in 2011...was named the 2011 Burlsworth Trophy winner and won the Connerly Trophy as the nation’s top former walk-on and top player in Mississippi, respectively...earned All- C-USA second team honors as a sophomore and junior...became the school’s all-time leader in touchdown passes during junior season...became first USM freshman quarterback to lead Golden Eagles to a bowl victory in 2008...was a C-USA All-Freshman selection, who also garnered Freshman All-America honors by CollegeFootballNews.com...tossed a school freshman-record 23 touchdowns, bettering Favre’s mark of 15 in 1987...redshirted in 2007.

PERSONAL: As a high school senior, threw for 1,100 yards passing with 15 touchdowns and rushed for 600 yards with six touchdowns...received all-area honors and participated in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star game...named all-state in baseball... holds a degree in business administration...serves as the Rams’ Ambassador for the Basket of Hope delivery program...also participated in numerous community events, including Motion for Kids, Joe Buck Golf Classic to benefit Children’s Hospital, and Coach Fisher’s Celebrity Softball game.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Rams (10/23/13)...released from the Dolphins’ practice squad (9/17/13)...signed to the Miami practice squad (9/10/13)...released (8/31/13)...originally signed with the Rams as an undrafted rookie free agent (5/1/12).

PRO: Third-year pro has played in 10 games with eight starts as a Ram in 2014...currently sits 24th on the Rams’ All-Time Passing list for yards with 2,001.

2014 SEASON: Completed 63.4 percent of his passes for 2,001 yards and 12 touchdowns...vs. Minnesota (9/7): Made his NFL debut in the second half...completed 16 passes for 192 yards...at Tampa Bay (9/14): Made his first career NFL start...completed 22 passes for 235 yards for a 99.1 passer rating in leading the Rams to victory...his 75.9 completion percentage was the sec- ond highest average among any starting quarterback in his first career start (minimum 20 attempts) behind Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (81.8)...vs. Dallas (9/21): Started at quarterback...threw his first career touchdown to pass to TE Lance Kendricks on a 1-yard pass in the first quarter...completed 32-of-40 passes for 327 yards and three touchdowns for a passer rating of 98.0... connected with WR Brian Quick for a 51-yard touchdown pass, the longest pass of his career...at Philadelphia (10/5): Started at quarterback...completed 29-of-49 passes for 375 yards and three touchdowns with a quarterback rating of 103.7...Davis was the first quarterback to rack up 300-plus yards and three touchdowns in back-to-back weeks since 2001 when QB Kurt Warner accomplished the feat...also rushed for 30 yards on three carries...after his performace against Philadelphia, Davis had a quar- terback rating of 122.0 on third down which ranked fourth in the NFL...vs. San Francisco (10/13): Started at quarterback... completed 21-of-42 passes for 236 yards and one touchdown...vs. Seattle (10/16): Started at quarterback...completed 18-of-21 passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns...his 85.7 completion percentage is tied for the second highest single-game completion percentage with Jim Everett in Rams single-game history...his 128.6 quarterback rating is the highest single-game rating since by a Rams quarterback since 2000 when Marc Bulger accomplished the feat (11/20/2005).

2013 SEASON: Signed with the Rams (10/23/13)...served as backup quarterback to Kellen Clemens...did not play.

2012 SEASON: Did not play in Week 1, declared inactive for the remainder of the season.

COLLEGE: Led Southern Miss to 12 wins and a Conference USA championship as a senior...set single-season and career school records for touchdowns, passing yards and completion percentages...succeeded in supplanting Brett Favre atop every major statistical record in school history...threw for a school record 3,331 yards in 2011...was named the 2011 Burlsworth Trophy winner and won the Connerly Trophy as the nation’s top former walk-on and top player in Mississippi, respectively...earned All- C-USA second team honors as a sophomore and junior...became the school’s all-time leader in touchdown passes during junior season...became first USM freshman quarterback to lead Golden Eagles to a bowl victory in 2008...was a C-USA All-Freshman selection, who also garnered Freshman All-America honors by CollegeFootballNews.com...tossed a school freshman-record 23 touchdowns, bettering Favre’s mark of 15 in 1987...redshirted in 2007.

PERSONAL: As a high school senior, threw for 1,100 yards passing with 15 touchdowns and rushed for 600 yards with six touchdowns...received all-area honors and participated in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star game...named all-state in baseball... holds a degree in business administration...serves as the Rams’ Ambassador for the Basket of Hope delivery program...also participated in numerous community events, including Motion for Kids, Joe Buck Golf Classic to benefit Children’s Hospital, and Coach Fisher’s Celebrity Softball game.

 

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