Euless Trinity cornerback John Davis announced via Twitter tonight that he is committing to Texas Tech as part of their 2017 recruiting class.
With Deeply Thinking This Through I Am Blessed To Say That I Have Committed to Texas Tech University! #GunsUp17 ⚫️ pic.twitter.com/whRnmXwlbM— John Davis (@jdwavy) August 2, 2016
Davis is listed at 6'1", which surely excites David Gibbs who will welcome more height in the defensive backfield to compete with taller receivers in the Big 12. As a three star recruit, Davis also held offers from Minnesota, Utah, and Kansas State among others.
Of the 13 recruits committed to Texas Tech for 2017, Davis is the fourth defensive back, highlighting an emphasis from the coaching staff to improve the defensive backfield. From his highlight tape on Hudl, it appears one of his strengths is being able to tackle in the open field, which could be an asset in helping Texas Tech improve their run defense beyond just bolstering the defensive line.