Safety Derron Smith named midseason All-American by CBSSports.com
Tyeler Davison and Austin Wentworth earn spots on watch list for the Lombardi Award
Fresno State becomes the first Mountain West team to have the Freshman of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year honored in the same season
50 Fresno State student-athletes were named Academic All-WAC for the spring sports season.
WAC releases its 2011 All-Academic teams for the fall sports; Bulldogs show well in the classroom
2013 (Junior): Voted to the 2013 preseason Mountain West All-Conference team ... on the preseason watch list for the Rotary Lombardi Award.
2012 (Sophomore): First-team All-Mountain West selection ... started all 13 games for the Bulldogs at nose guard ... his 43 tackles were the most among Bulldog defensive lineman ... had 7.0 tackles for a loss and three sacks on the year ... his three fumble recoveries tied for the second-most in the Mountain West and he recovered one fumble for a touchdown in a win at Nevada, Nov. 10 ... had seven quarterback hurries, one forced fumble, one pass breakup and he blocked one PAT against San Diego State, which Fresno State was able to return for a two-point conversion ... had a career-high eight tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss for the second-straight game against New Mexico, Oct. 27 ... posted seven tackles with five solo stops in a win over San Diego State, Sept. 29.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Selected to the Academic All-WAC team ... played in all 13 games on the defensive line ... finished with 16 tackles on the year, the most by a non-starter from the front four ... best game of the season was at Hawai'i when he recorded three tackles, including his first career sack in a three-point victory ... posted three tackles in two other games - at New Mexico State and vs. No. 5 Boise State ... had a tackle in seven of the last eight games of the season.
2010 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Played both sides of the ball... team captain ... was named first team all-region as both an offensive and defensive lineman ... named Offensive Lineman of the Year ... senior year recorded 10 sacks and three forced fumbles ... as a junior was an all-city offensive tackle... in his high school career he posted 109 tackles and 13 sacks... best game came against San Luis when Davison recorded eight tackles and 1.5 sacks... as a junior wrestler went 15-4 and won two tournaments competing in the heavy weight division ... was a state champion wrestler as a senior.
Personal: Son of Katie and Ramsey Davison ... born on Sept. 23, 1992 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... has a brother, Zack, and three sisters, Kiara, Kallie and Michaela ... hobbies include football, working out, fishing and spending time with friends and family ... favorite athlete is Jerry Rice because he worked so hard to become the best wide receiver in NFL history ... also recruited by UNLV, Arizona and Air Force ... majoring in criminology for behavior science.
Tyeler Davison's Career Stats