Did not see any game action as a first-year quarterback … Contributed as a sideline signal caller … Traveled to several away games.
A 2017 graduate of Aledo High School in Aledo, Texas where he played for head coach Steve Wood … Named a Texas Sports Writers Association Class 5A All-State First Team quarterback … Named the Built Ford Tough Texas Class 5A Player of the Year … Voted the District 6-5A Most Valuable Player and First Team All-District honoree … Two-time Academic All-District selection … First Down Club Player of the Year finalist … National Football Foundation Gridiron Club Scholar-Athlete selection … Over his two-year career as a pro-style, dual-threat quarterback, threw for 6,027 yards and 70 touchdowns with only 14 interceptions, completed 332 of his 546 attempts (60.8 percent) and rushed for 900 yards and 11 touchdowns on 156 attempts (5.7 yards per carry) … Two-year team captain and starter … Threw for 3,769 yards and 45 touchdowns, completed 189 of 311 passes (11 interceptions), rushed for 372 yards and four touchdowns on 55 carries and totaled 4,141 all-purpose yards as a senior … Led the Bearcats to the Class 5A Division II state championship, the program’s sixth title in eight years, a No. 1 state ranking, a top-25 national ranking, an undefeated 16-0 record and district title with a perfect 7-0 record … Led the Bearcats to a 24-16 victory in the state title game over Corpus Christi Calallen … Threw for 300-plus yards five times and threw for multiple touchdowns in 15 of 16 games … Passed for 302 yards and two touchdowns on 10 of 19 completions vs. Grapevine … Named the 5A Built Ford Tough High School Player of the Week on Nov. 9 … Threw for a career-high 380 yards and three touchdowns on 18 of 29 passes vs. Boswell … Threw a career-high five touchdown passes, 258 yards on 11 of 18 passes vs. Brewer … Passed for 345 yards and four touchdowns on 17 of 23 passes vs. Saginaw … Completed 14 of 19 passes (73.7 percent) and 325 yards and three touchdowns vs. Chisholm Trail … Threw for 330 yards and four touchdowns on 21 of 33 passes in season-opener vs. Colleyville Heritage … As a junior, threw for 2,258 yards and 25 touchdowns with only three interceptions, completed 143 of 235 passes and rushed for 528 yards and seven touchdowns on 101 carries … Led the Bearcats to a 13-2 overall record and state semifinal appearance as a junior … Mansfield Lake Ridge defeated Aledo 42-21 in the state semifinals … Competed on the track field team with personal bests of 118-11 in the discus and 57.09 in the 400-meter dash … Three-time National Honor Society member … Heavily involved in community service in a variety of activities.
Born Dillon Hayes Davis on March 1, 1998 … Son of David and Debbie Dillon … Youngest of four brothers: Dayne, Daythan and Devin …. All four brothers have played or are playing college football … Brother Dayne played linebacker at Harvard (2012-15) … Brother Daythan plays tight end at TCU after transferring from Southern Miss… Brother Devin was a defensive lineman at Lindenwood University, Missouri (2010-14) … Both parents attended TCU and father played football for the Horned Frogs (1981-83) … Brother and sister-in-law live in New York … Followed in the footsteps of his three brothers as they all won state high school football championships as seniors at Aledo … The brothers collected 10 state championships rings, six state titles over the last eight years and won 111 football games … Featured in the final episode of Titletown, TX “Always a Bearcat: Dillon’s Destiny” TV show sponsored by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram … Started playing quarterback early-on in life … Grew up on a cattle ranch … Hobbies and interests include playing the guitar, piano, hiking, fishing and hunting … Favorite sports figure is Tom Brady … Committed to Columbia on January 15, 2017 … Chose Columbia because of football, high-level academics and the unrivaled experience of New York City … Chose Columbia over offers from Penn, Dartmouth, Harvard, Texas, Northwestern, California, Purdue, Vanderbilt, Davidson, Central Arkansas, Northeastern State and interest from North Carolina, Kansas, Texas, TCU, Rice, Kansas State, Houston and SMU … Plans to major in Engineering.