43 - Davis Boyle
Davis Boyle
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sumter, S.C.
High School: Wilson Hall
Position: DB

ON BOYLE: Moved into the starting lineup at a safety spot midway through the 2011 season and will be competing for that job again this fall ... has played in 27 games the past three years ... smart, fundamentally sound player ... twin brother Austin is also a safety at The Citadel.

JUNIOR (2011): Played in all 11 games and started the final seven ... credited with 36 tackles, with two coming behind the line of scrimmage, in addition to two interceptions and two fumble recoveries ... made a career-high seven tackles vs. Wofford and had five vs. Chattanooga ... picked off a pass and returned it 24 yards vs. Elon and added an interception vs. Chattanooga ... had tackles for loss vs. Chattanooga and Western Carolina.

SOPHOMORE (2010): Saw action in nine games ... had nine tackles including three vs. nationally-ranked Arizona and broke up a pass vs. Wofford.

FRESHMAN (2009): Played in seven games as a redshirt freshman… recorded one tackle that forced a fumble vs. Furman.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Wilson Hall High School … lettered three times each in football, basketball, baseball and track and field ... had 12 interceptions and scored 26 touchdowns in his career ... earned all-state honors in football, basketball and track and field and was Wilson Hall's Male Athlete of the Year ... three-time all-area and all-conference selection in football and basketball ... member of teams which won three conference championships in football and basketball and two state titles in track and field.

PERSONAL: Born July 28, 1989 in Sumter, S.C. … son of Barnes and Donna Boyle … great grandfather played football at South Carolina and was a team captain in 1924 … majoring in business administration.

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