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Giants select UConn WR Geremy Davis in sixth round

With the 10th pick of the sixth round (186th overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Connecticut wide receiver Geremy Davis.


He becomes the fifth member of the Giants' 2015 draft class, joining Miami offensive lineman Ereck Flowers, All-American Alabama safety Landon Collins, UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa and Texas safety Mykkele Thompson.


Davis ended his career as the most prolific receiver in UConn's FBS era and among the top six in program history in receptions and receiving yards (165 receptions for 2,292 yards and seven TDs). He caught a pass in every game he played, finishing his career with a reception in 36-straight contests dating back to 2011. That streak was tied for 12th-longest in the country.


Height: 6'2"
Weight: 216 lbs.
Arm length: 32 ¼"
Hands: 9 ½"

Bench press: 23 reps
Vertical jump: 36.5"
Broad jump: 124"
3-cone drill: 6.86 seconds
20-yard shuttle: 4.18 seconds
60-yard shuttle: 11.28 seconds


Most Receptions, Game: 15, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13

Most Receiving Yards, Game: 207, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13

Longest Reception: 45, vs. Memphis, 12/7/13


A native of Lawrenceville, Ga., Davis had 40 receptions for 705 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior at Norcross High School. During his junior year, he had 18 catches for 215 yards and three touchdowns. Davis was named All-State Honorable Mention in Class AAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State Football Team. He attended same high school as former UConn men's basketball standout and 2012 NBA first-round draft pick of the Houston Rockets Jeremy Lamb.


Broad shouldered target who makes himself presentable for the catch. Proficient route runner. Good use of leverage in his routes to create room at top of his routes. Makes heavily contested catches in the middle of the field. Keeps cornerbacks posted up on his hip. Plays with extended catch radius. Not a physical blocker, but walls off and shows flashes of getting after getting into it with defender.

Photos of UCONN WR Geremy Davis

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