|Height 1.91 m|
High school: Huntsville (TX)
Weight 110 kg
College UTEP Miners football
Name James Davidson
|Date of birth: (1990-11-01) November 1, 1990 (age 25)|
Role American football linebacker
Parents Missy Davidson, Chad Davidson
Number 46 (New York Giants / Linebacker)
Position Defensive lineman, Linebacker
Place of birth: Huntsville, Texas
James Davidson (born November 1, 1990) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Texas at El Paso and attended Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Texas. He has also been a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants and Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.
Davidson played high school football at Huntsville High School. He was an honorable mention selection on defense to the 2008 Associated Press 4A All-State team and a two-time 18-4A first team All-District, including a unanimous selection as a senior. He was a second-team All-Area performer and voted as the district's Newcomer of the Year following his junior season in 2007. Davidson registered 63 tackles, three interceptions and three sacks as a senior while recording 84 tackles as a junior.
Davidson played for the UTEP Miners from 2010 to 2013. He was redshirted in 2009.
Davidson signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on May 12, 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was released by the Bengals on August 26, 2014.
New York Giants
Davidson was signed to the New York Giants' practice squad on September 16, 2014. He was promoted to the active roster on December 2, 2014 and made his NFL debut on December 7, 2014 against the Tennessee Titans. He was released by the Giants on May 11, 2015.
Davidson signed with the Miami Dolphins on August 17, 2015. He was released by the Dolphins on September 4, 2015.