Georgia DT Jordan Davis has huge body measurements
Georgia defensive tackle Jordan Davis garnered almost as much attention for his size as for his All-America play. And at the NFL Scouting Combine, his measurements confirmed the eye test: Davis is huge.
According to NFL Network’s Daniel Jeremiah, Davis was 6-foot-6, 3/8-inches tall and 341 pounds, checking in at a similar height to what he featured in Georgia. His other digits gave further indicators of his monstrous dimensions: a 10 3/4 inch hand, 34 inch arms, and an 81 1/8 inch (6-9 1/8) wingspan.
Heading to the combine, Jeremiah said Davis was a tough player to throw.
“I would say Jordan Davis is a pretty polarizing player among people in the league,” Jeremiah said on a conference call with reporters. “Obviously he’s a giant. He’s huge. He’s really got back as a pass thrower. He’s got a sneaky quickness to go with that. He’s got range against the run. The big question about him was how much can you play against him and how big his gas tank is. In that first game in Alabama, it bothered some people because you thought he was really exhausted. They went with a little pace, kept him on the pitch and sent him off. I think he’s going somewhere between 10 and 20 in this draft just because he’s a unique player because of his height.”
Pro Football Focus listed its own pros and cons for Davis.
* Davis is comically tall. He’s just as powerful a defensive tackle as we’ve seen in college football in recent years.
* He has a surprising range for a man his size and can make plays on wide tracks.
* He sinks his anchor very well against double teams. He rarely moves at all.
* It wears out very easily. He had such a low workload even when the games weren’t blowouts.
* Davis’ lateral agility is a far cry from his linear explosiveness.
* The former Bulldog has a rush and little else as a pass-rusher.
Davis ranked ninth in Heisman Trophy voting and third among defensemen last season, behind pass-rushers Aidan Hutchinson of Michigan (second) and Will Anderson of Alabama (fourth). In 15 games played, Davis had 32 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, 14 quarterback rushes and a pass breakup, numbers that belied his true impact on a defense that helped Georgia win the national championship. , his first penny Smart Kirby.
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Davis’ size and skill allowed the rest of the Georgia defense to benefit from his consumption of multiple blocks as they moved into football, becoming the best unit in the country. Davis won the 2021 Outland Trophy and the Chuck Bednarik Award.