Akeem Davis-Gaither (Appalachian State LB #24) vs South Carolina 2019 - Duration: 11:26. While in Hattiesburg, Davis helped the defensive unit rank 20th nationally in defensive yards allowed in 2017. Akeem Davis-Gaither's 2020 NFL draft profile. 20 defense (331.9 ypg) before improving even further to No. He ultimately appeared in 34 games (24 starts) for the Tigers with 162 tackles, three interceptions, five fumbles forced, and seven fumbles recovered. SUBSCRIBE NOW. Baltimore Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins (27) runs between Cincinnati Bengals free safety Jessie Bates (30) and linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither (59) on a long run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Cincinnati. Davis has also been a member of the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars. Get the latest news, stats, videos, highlights and more about cornerback Akeem Davis on ESPN. AD47 is a free, one-day football skills camp dedicated to implementing the “Five Pillars” core curriculum of Character, Leadership, Discipline, Follow-through, and Grit. During his graduate assistant days for the Golden Eagles, he also enjoyed an Internship with the Washington Football Team as he assisted with day-to-day practice plans and evaluation. The Southern Miss football staff is set prior to the start of spring practice with Jay Hopson choosing a new cornerbacks coach. He played college football at Memphis, and signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2014. It’s a longshot, of course. Akeem Davis (born December 25, 1989) is a former American football safety that played in National Football League (NFL). NFL draft: Dolphins, Panthers selected to coach Senior Bowl. His career has grown dramatically since then. in Finance. Akeem Davis-Gaither: Pos: LB, Career: 16 G, Bengals 2020, born 1997 Falcons Rumors. Child of God • Husband of Sierra • Father of Carsyn & Corinthian • DB, National Football League • Memphis Tiger • Undrafted • Blessed www.AkeemDavis.com Southern Miss participated in the 2017 Independence Bowl and 2019 Armed Forces Bowl while Davis was on the coaching staff. CINCINNATI — Bengals rookie linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither picked off Lamar Jackson in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Ravens. Former Thomasville High football standout and Cincinnati Bengals player Akeem Davis-Gaither is working with community groups to give a coat to students in need in kindergarten-12th grade. Reply. Akeem Davis, an up and coming coaching talent, serves his fourth year on the Southern Miss staff and second in a full-time role. It was his first career interception. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. Akeem Davis-Gaither came into the six-day, all-star event as a notable name, but he wasn't on the pedestal as some of the other first-round players that were frequently mentioned. Davis was a member of the Golden Eagles coaching staff the past four seasons beginning as a defensive graduate assistant for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. 5 things to know about Akeem Davis-Gaither The Bengals seem to love snagging fallers in the fourth round of the NFL Draft ; recent cases such Carl Lawson and Andrew Billings come to mind. Appalachian State junior linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither (24) tackles Louisiana sophomore running back Trey Ragas (9) on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in Boone, N.C. Andrew Dye/Journal Akeem Davis, an up and coming coaching talent, serves his fourth year on the Southern Miss staff and second in a full-time role. During his time with the Golden Eagles, Davis has mold three former Golden Eagles to the next level, as Picasoo Nelson (UDFA), Tarvarius Moore (3rd round, San Francisco 49ers) and Cornell Armstrong (6th round, Miami Dolphins). Davis was able to show his players what is was like to play in the National Football League, teaching them from his experiences on the at level. Davis has also been a member of the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Ba In the third, Schofield projects Falcons to select a replacement for linebacker De’Vondre Campbell in Appalachian State’s Akeem Davis-Gaither. If you've lived in or around Jones County the past decade, you know who Akeem Davis is. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. The son of a college wide receivers coach was a team captain at Appalachian State. He is the son of Robert and (the late) Karen Davis. View Akeem Davis’ profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. This fall, Davis moved to the Golden Eagles’ running backs coach. After a productive career for the Yosefs, Davis-Gaither put himself on the map with a solid week at the Senior Bowl. Akeem Davis-Gaither, Appalachian State. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. By Cody Bush APSU Athletics Communications CLARKSVILLE – Akeem Davis, who served alongside Austin Peay football coach Scotty Walden at Southern Miss, will join the Governors coaching staff as co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. Corinthian Akeem Davis was born in Laurel, Mississippi, on December 25, 1989. Davis worked with … APSU first reported the addition of Davis on Jan. 5, nearly a month before their first game at Tennessee Tech. His father, Keith, is longtime assistant coach in the college ranks, and is currently the WRs coach at Army. Davis and Walden were both coaches last season at Southern Mississippi. ... Dolphins fire offensive line coach Steve Marshall, promote Lemuel Jeanpierre . At 6-foot-2, 215 pounds, Davis-Gaither has the ideal build that defensive coaches look for in new-age NFL linebackers. I fully anticipate Akeem Davis-Gaither to be among the players that generate significant buzz throughout Senior Bowl week, ultimately boosting a 2020 NFL Draft stock that will only continue to soar in the coming months. After serving as a Southern Miss defensive graduate assistant from 2017-18, earning a Masters in Sports Administration, Davis was promoted to cornerbacks coach in Spring 2019, before transferring to running backs coach prior to the 2020 campaign. Akeem Davis, who served alongside Austin Peay State University head football coach Scotty Walden at Southern Miss, joins the Governors coaching staff as co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. January 11, 2021, 10:15 AM ... LBs Logan Wilson and Akeem Davis-Gaither, and OT Hakeem Adeniji. Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden, left, greets defensive back Akeem Davis before an NFL preseason football game against the Baltimore … Keith Gaither never wanted his son to play where he coached. Eric Edholm. Akeem Davis, an up and coming coaching talent, serves his fourth year on the Southern Miss staff and second in a full-time role. In 2016, it expanded to 100 children and has been at full capacity each summer. Akeem Davis-Gaither left Thomasville for Appalachian State in 2015 as undersized linenbacker. Davis and Walden were both coaches last season at Southern Mississippi. Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni interviews for Eagles head coaching job . The Bengals coached the 2020 Senior Bowl and ended drafting three players they coached that week: LBs Logan Wilson and Akeem Davis-Gaither, and OT Hakeem Adeniji. Reed injured a toe in Week 14. The team promoted defensive back Akeem Davis and wide receiver Tony Washington to fill the duo’s roster spots. Joining Silvoy at Austin Peay is former NFL defensive back Akeem Davis, who will serve as the Govs’ co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. A 2014 fourth-round pick, Colvin started four of the 10 games in which he played, representing a step down from the 15 starts he made a season ago. January 5, 2021 | Clarksville, TN – Akeem Davis, who served alongside Austin Peay State University (APSU) head football coach Scotty Walden at Southern Miss, will join the Governors coaching … The 6-foot-1 and 224 pounder is a great athlete with the speed and acceleration to make stops in the running game out in space. Corinthian Akeem Davis was born in Laurel, Mississippi, on December 25, 1989. After serving as a Southern Miss defensive graduate assistant from 2017-18, earning a Masters in Sports Administration, Davis was promoted to cornerbacks coach in Spring 2019, before transferring to running backs coach prior to the 2020 campaign. ... Bengals linebacker Akeem Davis … Akeem Davis, who served alongside Austin Peay State University head football coach Scotty Walden at Southern Miss, joins the Governors coaching staff as co-defensive "His family is very hands-on with anything Akeem does," Miller said. Davis was a member of the Golden Eagles coaching staff the past four seasons beginning as a defensive graduate assistant for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Akeem Davis-Gaither's 2020 NFL draft profile. Akeem Davis-Gaither, NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, has a nice ring to it. To open Saturday, Appalachian State had its second player chosen, linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither, who went to Cincinnati. I’m excited to announce my first Annual Children’s Coat Drive in my hometown of Thomasville, NC! Safety Akeem Davis, center, prepares to collide with New England’s Zach Moore, left, and Chris Jones during special teams drills at the joint practices in Richmond. ET when round two of the 2020 NFL Draft kicks off. Akeem Davis, who served alongside Austin Peay State University head football coach Scotty Walden at Southern Miss, joins the Governors coaching staff as co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. Akeem Davis (born December 25, 1989) is a former American football safety that played in National Football League (NFL). Many roles await Akeem Davis-Gaither in his rookie year Sooner or later, the Bengals will need all Davis-Gaither can give them as a multifaceted defender. Austin Peay (FCS – TN): Akeem Davis, who spent the last four seasons on staff at Southern Miss, is joining the staff as co-defensive coordinator / defensive backs coach, Pete Thamel tweets. CINCINNATI — Bengals rookie linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither picked off Lamar Jackson in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Ravens.It was his first career interception. Davis started at Southern Miss as a defensive graduate assistant before being promoted to corners coach. He made 13 appearances for the Washington Redskins his rookie season, making 11 tackles, before spending 2015 with the Indianapolis Colts, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, forcing a fumble. 12. Appalachian State junior linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither (24) tackles Louisiana sophomore running back Trey Ragas (9) on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 in Boone, N.C. Andrew Dye/Journal Yuqi Akeem, SW Oak Ct, Beaverton, Washington, Oregon Other Variation: 5036410222 503-641-9276 Charmel Cutlerywala , NW 192nd Ave, Beaverton, Washington, Oregon Other Variation: 5036419276 He oversaw the final two seasons of Noel Cook and Akeem Davis-Gaither, who became a strong outside tandem in App State's 3-4 defense. The 2020 NFL draft has some big-name linebacker prospects from powerhouse programs, but if your favorite NFL team is looking for the most underrated player at that position in this year’s cla… When the final cuts were made Saturday, Davis-Gaither was a member of the Cincinnati Bengals' 53-man roster heading into the start of … Davis worked with Walden at … Make sure to tune in at 7:00 p.m. A Memphis graduate, Davis was an undrafted free agent signee by the NFL’s Washington Football Team in 2014 and spent parts of three seasons on the active roster at Washington, New Orleans, Seattle, Indianapolis, and Jacksonville. 11 talking about this. ... Akeem Davis-Gaither intercepts the Lamar Jackson pass vs. Baltimore Ravens LB Akeem Davis-Gaither, Appalachian State STRENGTHS —Athletic, easy-moving linebacker who can excel outside the tackle box and in coverage. LETSGOPEAY.COM - The official home of Governors Athletics, Video Platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. Akeem Davis represents one of the most recent hires to the Governors newly-formed staff. Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (/ ə ˈ l aɪ ʒ u ɒ n /; Yoruba: [olaɟuwɔ̃]; born January 21, 1963), formerly Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American former professional basketball player. Former Thomasville High football standout and Cincinnati Bengals player Akeem Davis-Gaither is working with community groups to give a coat to students in need in kindergarten-12th grade. It’s always been a dream of mine to give back to my community. He played college football at Memphis, and signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2014. 3 the next year (274.8) as his involvement continued to increase. When the final cuts were made Saturday, Davis-Gaither was a member of the Cincinnati Bengals' 53-man roster heading into the start of … 12h. The two-time team captain appeared in 34 games while at Memphis, starting 27 of them, and recording 162 tackles, three interceptions, nine pass breakups, five forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries and 2.5 sacks. GlynDyar. The reigning AFC North champions swept the Bengals in Zac Taylor’s first season as head coach. Eagles Rumors. He played 21 games in the NFL, finishing with 11 tackles and a fumble forced. VIP. Joining Silvoy at Austin Peay is former NFL defensive back Akeem Davis, who will serve as the Govs’ co-defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. Before his professional career, Davis played three seasons at Memphis (2010-12) and was team captain twice. He is considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time. ... Mark Duffner, Bengals current senior defensive assistant was Simmons’ linebackers coach in Cincinnati. 3 nationally, as opponents averaged nearly 60 fewer yards per game. Akeem Davis – co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach. He is currently the Co-Defensive Coordinator and defensive backs coach for the Austin Peay University. Every day. His professional journey as a player was document by the NFL Network’s show Undrafted. Davis has remained true to his South Mississippi roots, no matter where he has been. But he has never stopped coaching Akeem Davis-Gaither. The call came the other day because it always does. Hailing from the Queensburg section of Laurel, Akeem exceled at sports at an early age and quickly became the star of the community pee wee football league. In 2016, it expanded to 100 children and has been at full capacity each summer since. Davis was a member of the Golden Eagles coaching staff the past four seasons beginning as a defensive graduate assistant for […] "His brother is Evander Davis and his sister is Jonesha Davis." Senior linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither is one of those players who resonates with “1-0,” and is one of the anchors on a defense that has grown all season. Off the field, Davis established the AD47 Football Leadership Academy. He also coached four USM student-athletes that earned All-Conference USA honors: Defensive back D.Q. Hailing from the Queensburg section of Laurel, Akeem exceled at sports at an early age and quickly became the star of the community pee wee football league. NFL Appeal. He played college football at Memphis, and signed with the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2014. Corinthian Akeem Davis was born in Laurel, Mississippi, on December 25, 1989. Head coach Eliah Drinkwitz preaches the same goal every week: go “1-0,” meaning to win each game. The inaugural AD47 was held in Laurel, Mississippi, in June 2015 and featured 53 school children, ages 8-12 from across the greater Laurel region. Back To Topics. Clarksville, TN - Akeem Davis, who served alongside Austin Peay State University (APSU) head football coach Scotty Walden at Southern Miss, will join the clarksvilleonline.com Austin Peay State University Football adds Former NFL Safety Akeem Davis to Coaching Staff - Clarksville, TN Online The trio regularly went to … He played two games in 2016 for the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Cincinnati Bengals have locked up their rookie linebackers from the 2020 NFL draft, inking Logan Wilson, Akeem Davis-Gaither and Markus Bailey to deals. His career has grown dramatically since then. Burrow was spotted working out with Drew Sample and Akeem Davis-Gaither at Black Sheep Performance on Thursday. Akeem Davis @AkeemDavis16. During his time with the Golden Eagles, Davis helped three student-athletes reach the NFL: Picasoo Nelson (UDFA), Tarvarius Moore (third round, San Francisco 49ers), and Cornell Armstrong (6th round, Miami Dolphins). He is the son of Robert and (the late) Karen Davis. The redshirt senior is coming off arguably the best season of his young career. Davis-Gaither earned Sun … Each year he hosts the AD47 Football Leadership Academy, a free, one-day, football skills camp dedicated to implementing the “Five Pillars” core curriculum of Character, Leadership, Discipline, Follow-through and Grit. Davis graduated from Laurel High School in 2008 before continuing his education and playing career at Jones County Junior College and Memphis. Thomas (2019 First Team), running back Frank Gore Jr. (2020 Second Team, All-Freshman Team), defensive backs Ky’el Hemby and Rachuan Mitchell (2019 Honorable Mention). Akeem Davis represents one of the most recent hires to the Governors newly-formed staff. The NFL Network documented Davis’ journey from undrafted free agent to making a 53-man NFL roster in its “Undrafted” series. His first season on staff in 2017 saw the Golden Eagles boast the nation’s No. 2. Akeem Davis – co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach. AD47 is sanctioned and insured by the NFL Foundation and run in partnership with USA Football through the FUNdamentals program. Akeem Davis rumors, injuries, and news from the best local newspapers and sources | # 35. After earning his master’s degree in sports administration from Southern Miss, he was USM’s cornerbacks coach for the 2019 season. The Bengals announced the moves on social media, adding in late-round pick Hakeem Adeniji for good measure. 0:48 In 2020, the Bengals also drafted Gaither’s son, Akeem Davis-Gaither. The Bengals announced the moves on social media, adding in late-round pick Hakeem Adeniji for good measure. At 6-foot-2, 215 pounds, Davis-Gaither has the ideal build that defensive coaches look for in new-age NFL linebackers. RB Coach Akeem Davis Breaks Down The Stable. Akeem Davis-Gaither 2020 NFL Draft Profile After five years with the Appalachian State Mountaineers, linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither is looking to take his game to the professional level. 281. The Cincinnati Bengals have locked up their rookie linebackers from the 2020 NFL draft, inking Logan Wilson, Akeem Davis-Gaither and Markus Bailey to deals. I fully anticipate Akeem Davis-Gaither to be among the players that generate significant buzz throughout Senior Bowl week, ultimately boosting a 2020 NFL Draft stock that will only continue to soar in the coming months. Davis is married to the former Sierra Byrd and the couple have a daughter, Carsyn, and son, CJ. APSU first reported the addition of Davis on Jan. 5, nearly a month before their first game at Tennessee Tech. Hailing from the Queensburg section of Laurel, Akeem exceled at sports at an early age and quickly became the star of the community pee wee football league. Akeem Davis (born December 25, 1989) is a former American football safety that played in National Football League (NFL). Akeem Davis, running backs coach; Ryan Stanchek, offensive line coach; Cedric Thomas, defensive backs coach; Kelvin Bolden, receivers coach; Brandon Butcher, assistant defensive backs coach; NFL Appeal. Cincinnati Bengals draft Appalachian State linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither in the fourth round. Akeem has 2 jobs listed on their profile. $3 for 3 months. The next season, USM improved to No. He later attended Laurel High School, where he was a stand-out on the field, the track, the court, and in the classroom. The Inaugural AD47 was held in Laurel, MS in June 2015, and featured 53 school children, ages 8-12 from across the greater Laurel region. Davis is married to Sierra (née Byrd) and the couple have a daughter, Carsyn, and son, CJ. Akeem Davis-Gaither left Thomasville for Appalachian State in 2015 as undersized linenbacker. Video Platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. Akeem Davis is the Running Backs Coach for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles ... Coach Drinkwitz Post Game Press Conference vs Texas State - Duration: 4:53. The academy is sanctioned and insured by the NFL Foundation and run in partnership with USA Football through the FUNdamentals program. He played three years for the Tigers (2010-12), graduating in 2011 with a B.B.A. Staff. Davis graduated from Memphis with his bachelor’s degree in finance. Miller said the coat drive is especially important this year to Davis-Gaither because he learned from a relative who works in the Thomasville City Schools system that the number of homeless, school-age children in his hometown has increased. After serving as a Southern Miss defensive graduate assistant from 2017-18, earning a Masters in Sports Administration, Davis was promoted to cornerbacks coach in Spring 2019, before transferring to running backs coach prior to the 2020 campaign. I am so excited to be able to make this happen! 40. Akeem Davis-Gaither: Pos: LB, Career: 16 G, Bengals 2020, born 1997 Thanks for all the support and looking forward to making a difference! He spent time as a player with seven NFL franchises from 2014-16, playing 21 games overall. But the Appalachian State linebacker and fourth-round pick by the Cincinnati Bengals sports some interesting odds to win the award ahead of his rookie campaign. Baltimore Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins (27) gains yardage, eluding Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Akeem Davis-Gaither (59) during the … He is the son of Robert and (the late) Karen Davis. 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