April 21, 2008
Strength, speed=committed Dominik Davenport
Against crosstown rival Hampton last season, Phoebus (Va.) defensive tackle Dominik Davenport used his 5-flat speed to blow up the Crabbers' line and wallop quarterback Matt Mitchell as he was attempting to deliver the ball. Davenport's team picked off the pass and registered one of two victories against its archenemy.
As Davenport, the WVU defensive line commit, pounded Mitchell, he also hoisted the QB and tossed him onto the turf before the official's whistle blew.
Why? "Because" as the writer who covered the game wrote, ". . . "he could."
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