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Myles Davis
Player Profile:
Myles Davis 3079043
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Walter Payton College Prep H.S.
Major: Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience: High School

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2017 graduate of Walter Payton College Prep High School in Chicago, Ill. where he played four years of varsity football for head coach George Klupchak … Named to the Chicago Sun Times All-Public School League team as a senior in 2016 … Academic All-Conference selection … Three-year All-Conference honoree … In eight games played as a senior, rushed for 963 yards and 12 touchdowns on 95 carries (10.1 yards per carry) and caught 31 passes for 576 yards and six touchdowns (18.6 yards per catch) … Also contributed on defense where he made 18 tackles (14 solo) and intercepted three passes … Two-year team captain … Led Grizzlies to an 8-3 record and undefeated 5-0 record in Public School League play as a senior … As a junior, rushed for 930 yards and 14 touchdowns on 106 attempts (8.8 yards per carry) and caught 22 passes for 322 yards and two touchdowns (15.3 yards per catch) … Also ran back both a punt and kick return for touchdown and finished with 26 total tackles and one interception … Also competed as a sprinter on the track and field squad … Four-year letterman and two-year team captain in track and field … Four-time IHSA state track meet participant and led track and field team to two sectional titles … Personal records include 10.87 (100-meters) and 21.92 (200 meters) … State finalist at the Illinois History Fair … Community service activities included Red Cross Blood Drive volunteer and work as a counselor at the Chicago Church of Christ Youth Ministry at the Jordan Family Boys and Girls Club … Recreational Leader and camp counselor.

PERSONAL

Born Myles Alan Davis on May 17, 1999 … Son of David and Sokoni Davis of Chicago, Ill. … Has two younger brothers Mykle and Mylan … Father David and uncles John and Kenneth all played football at Beloit College … Hobbies and interests include collecting sneakers, chess, piano … Favorite all-time sports figure: Walter Payton … First player in Walter Payton College Prep history to attend and play football at an Ivy League institution … Chose Columbia because of the opportunity to provide and excellent education and competitive football program and valuable opportunity in New York City … Chose Columbia over Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Brown and Duke …Enrolled at Columbia College … Intends to major in Neuroscience.

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