Jamin Davis’ NFL dreams have become a reality. The former Kentucky linebacker was selected by the Washington Football Team in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the No. 19 overall pick. Davis is Mark Stoops’ third first-round draft pick from UK, following Bud Dupree (2015, No. 22 overall) and Josh Allen (2019, No. 7)
Described by UK’s coaches as a slow-cooker, nobody expected Davis to be a top draft pick this time one year ago.
A three-star recruit from the small town of Ludowici, Ga., the 247 Sports Composite ranked Davis as the No.