Utah State football: Davis lived up to promise of becoming a great player

Aggies' cornerback lives up to his promise of greatness

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 11 2012 7:05 a.m. MST

Davis' assuredness — a swagger that, thanks to his good natured attitude, doesn't reach cockiness — has helped put him on NFL draft boards following the season and is a big reason the Utah State defense is ranked eighth-stingiest in the nation when it comes to opponents' scoring. All of this success is stemming from an offseason meeting and a personal commitment to be a better player.

"The thing Willie has done is make the decision that he wants to be a great football player … I knew that Willie was a special athlete and I always thought he was a special young man. He's put it all together," Andersen said. "I'm very proud of his accomplishments."

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

No. 18 Utah State (10-2, 6-0 WAC) vs. Toledo (9-3, 6-2 MAC)

Saturday, 2:30 p.m.

Bronco Stadium, Boise, Idaho


Radio: Utah State Sports Network

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