Bucknell Football BIO
70 Julién Davenport
Career: Two-year team captain ... five-time All-American (four First Team honors in 2016 and Second Team STATS FCS All-American in 2015) ... four-time All-Patriot League selection, including three First Team nods (2014-16) and one Second Team honor (2013) ... three-time Preseason All-Patriot League.
2016 (Senior): Earned First Team All-America honors from four organizations (AFCA, Associated Press, STATS, Walter Camp) ... first Bison with four All-America honors in same season since Bryce Robertson in 2011 ... team captain for a second straight year ... named to Walter Payton Award Watch List ... First Team All-Patriot League selection ... named a Preseason All-American by Athlon Sports ... STATS FCS Preseason All-American First Team ... Preseason All-Patriot League ... earned invitations to participate in Senior Bowl and NFL Scouting Combine ... named FCS Collegiate Player of the Year by the Brooks Irvine Club of South Jersey ... earned team's Tom Gadd Coaches' Award and Captains Award ... started all 11 games at left tackle ... only member of senior class to start all 44 games from 2013-16 ... blocked for a 1,000-yard rusher in Joey DeFloria (1,070 yards, 10 TDs) as well as No. 2 RB Chad Freshnock, who had another 604 yards and 10 TDs.
2015 (Junior): First Team All-Patriot League selection ... Preseason All-Patriot League for second straight year ... first Bison offensive lineman to be named First Team All-Patriot League in back-to-back years since Lucas Carlaw in 1998 and 1999 ... named a Second Team STATS FCS All-American ... served as team captain along with senior Louis Taglianetti ... started all 11 games at left tackle for third consecutive year ... credited with 12 receiving yards in season finale at Colgate after collecting a Bucknell fumble and advancing it ... earned team's John Campana Award as squad's outstanding offensive lineman.
2014 (Sophomore): First Team All-Patriot League ... one of two First Team All-PL offensive linemen for the Bison ... first time since 1998 Bucknell had two offensive linemen named to First Team ... started all 11 games at left tackle for second consecutive year ... ran one time for three yards vs. Lafayette ... also had a tackle in contest vs. Leopards ... named team's Most Improved Offensive Player at conclusion of 2015 spring practice ... Preseason All-Patriot League.
2013 (Freshman): Second Team All-Patriot League ... earned starting spot at left tackle during preseason camp and started all 11 games there ... earned Stuart M. Smith Memorial Award as team's top newcomer ... caught two backward screens to record two running plays for a total of 32 yards ... went for 15 yards vs. Lehigh and 17 vs. VMI.
Paulsboro High School: Member of football and basketball teams at Paulsboro High School ... team captain and all-conference selection in both football and basketball ... All-South Jersey selection in football ... All-Group 1 selection in basketball.
Personal: Julién Raymond Davenport ... born Jan. 9, 1995 in Camden, New Jersey ... son of Anthony Davenport and Leslie Showell ... has five siblings: Ernest, Anthony, Kim, Katirah and Nyla ... cousin, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, was a member of Kentucky's 2012 NCAA Champion men's basketball team and currently plays in the NBA ... majoring in political science.
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