Jordan Davis is a scary, scary man.
The secret got out last year when Davis tore up offensive lines for the Georgia Bulldogs on their way to a national championship. After being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 13th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, Davis took what he learned in Athens and brought it to the City of Brotherly Love.
The Outland Trophy winner has yet to see any real NFL action, but based on what we've seen in training camp, he should do pretty well for himself.
Jordan Davis Makes Cam Jurgens Look Like JV Player at Eagles Training Camp
Na Jordan Davis is real pic.twitter.com/HiqHTVPUfj
— Rich Bussey (@Rich_Bussey) August 7, 2022
Riley Philly fans crowded Lincoln Financial Field for an open practice to get their first glimpse of the 2022 squad. One fan, Rich Bussey, recorded a drill between the offensive and defensive lines.
Davis, at the center of the frame, was lined up against fellow rookie, center Cam Jurgens. Davis drove Jurgens back about 10 yards with ease, making him look like a blocking shed and wowing the crowd. Jurgens isn't exactly a small guy, either. The second round pick out of Nebraska checks in at 6-foot-3, 303 pounds. He also earned praise from longtime center Jason Kelce when the Eagles selected him in this year's draft.
But Davis is a different kind of animal. He's not only 6-foot-6 and 336 pounds, he's an athletic freak. Let me remind you he ran a 4.78-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine -- and seeing how he effortlessly he pushed Jurgens around, it's clear he hasn't been a stranger to the weight room. The dude is an anomaly. I'm still in awe of how he made a professional football player look like a scout team guy for a high school JV team.
This isn't bashing Jurgens, either. He projects to be a fine NFL player. He just happened to be caught on film going against the scariest young defensive lineman in the league. He can take solace knowing Davis is on his team. Other offensive lines, not so much.
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