7:54 PM EDT, Fri September 19, 2014
Augusta Chronicle

South Carolina back Mike Davis draws high praise

COLUMBIA — With just two seasons under his belt, Mike Davis has drawn comparisons to George Rogers and Marcus Lattimore. For a South Carolina football player, there is no higher compliment. Rogers won the 1980 Heisman Trophy after leading the nation in rushing. Lattimore was an All-American tailback whose college career was cut short by a pair of knee injuries. Davis, a junior tailback from Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga., hopes to emulate those former Gamecock greats in another regard: have a big game Saturday and beat Georgia. read more