SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Former Sacramento State linebacker Todd Davis signed a three-year contract with the New Orleans Saints, it was announced today by Saints' Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.
Davis, who was also a first team all-Big Sky Conference selection and second team FCS All-American by The Sports Network, led the Big Sky and ranked fifth nationally in the FCS with 10.9 tackles per game in 2013. His total of 131 stops were the fifth most in school single season history and he concluded his career with 351 total tackles to rank second in the Hornet record book. Davis, who was honorable mention all-Big Sky in 2011 and a second team selection in 2012, also had five sacks, two interceptions, a pair of forced fumbles and four pass breakups during the season.
The Palmdale, Calif., native is the third Sacramento State product to sign with the Saints in school history joining defensive lineman Jon Kirksey and center Terence Wagner. New Orleans begins its training camp on Thursday, July 24, at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.V. The team's first preseason game will be on Friday, Aug. 8, at the St. Louis Rams.