10/17/2017 7:36 AM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that Defensive Back Eddie Davis III signed with the Jacksonville Sharks for his second year in arena football and first year with the Sharks.

Davis III (6’0”, 190) joins the Sharks after spending the 2017 season with the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks. During his time with Lehigh Valley, he played in four games, totaling seven interceptions for 37 yards. During Week 2 of the NAL Eddie Davis III was award Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against the High Country Grizzlies, in that game Davis recorded six tackles and three interceptions.

Davis began his college career at Wagner College where he played in 11 games making nine tackles during the 2012 season, in 2013, he played in eight games recording 15 tackles and had two pass deflection before transferring to Rowan University for his final years of eligibility. During his time at Rowan University he played in 11 games was selected to the New Jersey Athletic First Team All-Conference team and earned  Eastern College Athletics South All-Star Second Team. As a defensive back for Rowan he had a career total of 50 tackles, three for a loss, five interceptions and two blocked kicks. His senior year he led the team in interceptions, tied the team for blocked kicks and was fifth on the team for tackles.

Davis III is a native of Camden, New Jersey where he played running back at Camden High School.

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