Name: Patrick Davis
Position: Offensive line
Hometown: Gatineau, Quebec (Canada)
High School: Champlain Regional
2020 Stats: Davis played in a single game last season before succumbing to a season ending injury. He was looking to be a key cog in a line that could have used all the help it could get by the end.
2021` Projections: He should be one of the the top reserves on the squad at both guard and tackle. His ability to play both positions should mean more field time, provided he has recovered from last season’s injury.
How’d He Get Here?: Patrick came to the Orange scouting camp in the summer before his senior season. The Orange made him an offer. He committed.
What’d Recruiting Sites Say?: Three stars from 247. Two stars from Scout. Ranked as the No. 3 recruit from Canada by ESPN. Other offers from Buffalo, Marshall and the University of North Dakota.
Money Quote: Davis noted how much the fans influence the game day atmosphere in an interview with he Montreal Alouettes, who hold his post-playing day rights.
“In Syracuse, we attracted an average of 30,000 spectators per game. On the road, I’ve been on the field in front of 90,000 people. Fans are a great source of motivation for us players. I have experienced so many emotions because of the incredible crowds, I just can’t wait to see fans again.”
Tweets Of Wonder: Pat’s still not active since 2017.
What movie would Dino Babers recommend for him?: In honor of him being Davis was selected in the fourth round of the Canadian Football League Canadian draft by the Montreal Alouettes, we’ll go with the Kevin Costner feature film Draft Day from 2014.
Interesting Nugget O’Interest: In being drafted by the Alouettes, Davis will be reunited with his high school coach, Danny Maciocia, who is currently the GM of the Alouettes, who also happen to be Davis’s home town squad as well.
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