Lavel Davis Jr.
Lavel Davis Jr. Audio Pronunciation
2020 – FWAA Freshman All-American Watch List.
2020 – Appeared in six of UVA’s eight games with five starts … named ACC Receiver and Rookie of the Week after becoming the first Cavalier to record 100+ receiving yards in their collegiate debut when he caught four balls for 101 yards and two touchdowns in the season-opening win against Duke … both of his touchdowns against the Blue Devils came in the fourth quarter, a period UVA entered trailing by three points (20-17) … made first collegiate start at No. 1 Clemson and finished with two catches for 58 yards … caught three passes for 51 yards and a touchdown against NC State … named the ACC Rookie of the Week after recording four receptions for 74 yards and one touchdown in the win over Louisville … recorded one reception for a 90-yard touchdown against Abilene Christian … the reception tied for the fifth-longest pass play in program history and the longest by a Cavalier since Emmanuel Byers found Deyon Williams for 90 yards against Miami in 2005 … the pass play is tied for the fifth-longest in the nation in 2020 and was the longest in the ACC in 2020.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played wide receiver and safety at Woodland High School for head coach Eddie Ford … earned all-state honors after making 40 catches for 622 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … selected to play in South Carolina’s North-South all-star game … collected 70 receptions for 1,007 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior … also plays basketball and runs track for Woodland High School … a three-star recruit by ESPN.com Rivals.com and 247sports.com … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.