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Voted Honorable-Mention All-Big Ten in 2018 ... Named Nebraska Most Improved Player in 2016 ... Two-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll ... Brook Berringer Citizenship Team in 2016, 2017, 2018 ... Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2016, 2017, 2018.
Started 11 of 12 games at defensive end, missed the Wisconsin game due to injury ... Ranked second on the team behind his twin brother, Khalil, with 4.0 sacks ... Against Northern Illinois, tied his career high with 6 tackles and 2.0 TFLs, while setting a career high with 1.5 sacks ... An eight-time letter-winner at Nebraska (four in both football and track) ... Along with twin brother, Khalil, first Huskers in more than 50 years to be eight-time letterwinners and just the ninth and 10th eight-time letter-winners in the history of Nebraska Athletics.
Played in all 12 games and broke up 5 passes, the most pass by a Nebraska defensive lineman since Ndamukong Suh had 10 in 2009 ... After coming off the bench at defensive end in each of the first three games, earned the start at nose guard against Purdue and had ... 3 tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... Started again at nose guard at No. 16 Wisconsin and made a season-high 4 tackles ... Had a season-high 5 tackles and broke up a pass in Nebraska’s win over Michigan State.
Started all 12 games at defensive end ... Totaled multiple tackles in all 12 games ... Combined for 12 tackles in Nebraska’s three non-conference games, including back-to-back games with 5 tackles against Oregon and Northern Illinois ... Had at least 3 tackles in seven of Nebraska’s nine Big Ten Conference games ... Had 3 tackles, 2.0 TFLs and 1.0 sack at Illinois to mark his first game with multiple tackles for loss ... Had his third 5-tackle game of the season at Purdue.
Played in all 13 games and made 4 starts at defensive tackle ... Recorded his first career sack vs. Purdue and added another sack a week later at Wisconsin.
Redshirted and worked on the scout team in his first season.
ON HIS INTERACTIONS SO FAR WITH DEFENSIVE LINE COACH KARL DUNBAR:
“We have been getting along really well. We have been FaceTiming and going over plays. I have been meeting with him since the draft. I have gotten a feel for how Coach Dunbar is, and I really like the way he coaches and teaches. I’m excited.”
GENERAL MANAGER KEVIN COLBERT:
“Carlos Davis is kind of a unique story. He and his brother, his twin brother, they both played together at Nebraska. His twin brother was drafted a round earlier. We did video interviews with those two young men during this setup, and it was entertaining to say the least. Very smart young men. Their football is still on the rise. He went to the Combine and he ran a 4.79 at 300-plus pounds. So we'll look for him as a player with definite upside, and we hope to continue to see how he develops.”