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As a freshman, JG made an immediate impact, starting five games and playing in all 13. He got his first start at Tulsa and responded with a nine-tackle, 1.5-sack performance in SMU’s road win. He had nine tackles against Tulane and eight at Houston and had 51 stops on the season. JG added two forced fumbles and thee pass break-ups on the year.
JG started 13 games and saw action in all 14 during his sophomore season. He was named First Team Conference USA and was selected to CollegeFootballNews.com All-American honorable mention. He amassed nine sacks and 16 TFLs on the season and totaled 90 tackles, including 62 solos and scored two touchdowns. He recorded a sack in the first six games of the season. Against UAB, he had nine tackles (2.5 TFLs) and 1.5 sacks. He had 3.5 TFLs and 1.5 sacks against Washington State, returned a touchdown at Rice and had a sack, and totaled nine tackles and a half sack against Houston. He had a 33-yard fumble return for a touchdown at East Carolina.
During his junior season, JG started all 13 games. He was named second-team All-C-USA. He had 83 tackles, including a team-high 12 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks and tied for team lead with two interceptions. JG had six pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown and led the team with nine stops in the BBVA Compass Bowl win. He earned National Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording eight tackles, 2.5 for loss including 1.5 sacks, an interception, three pass breakups, and a forced fumble and recovery for a touchdown against UTEP. He posted a career-high 11 tackles at Houston and had six or more tackles in six of eight C-USA games. He was named Pre-season All-Conference USA and named First-Team All-Texas by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football.
JG recorded 77 tackles his senior season, as well as 4 sacks and 2 interceptions. He was named First Team All Conference.
JG was released by the Texans on August 26, 2013 during the first cut to trim the roster to 53 men.
The New England Patriots claimed Ja’Gared Davis off waivers from the Houston Texans on August 28, 2013. He spent most of the season on the practice squad until he was moved to active roster on January 7, 2014.
He was released from the Patriots on August 30, 2014 as a part of final roster cuts, but was signed to the practice squad the following day. He was moved to active roster on October 4, 2014 and back to the practice squad on October 24 to make room on the roster for trade, Akeem Ayers. He was waived from the practice squad on November 23, 2014.
He was signed to the Chiefs practice squad on November 24, 2014. He was released from the Chiefs practice squad on December 9th and signed by the Washington Redskins on December 10th.
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