Gabriel Davis, an American football wide receiver for the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, was born on April 1, 1999. He was selected by the Bills in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft after playing college football for UCF.
In Sanford, Florida, Davis attended Seminole High School. He participated in high school football there. He was named to the First Team Florida Class 8A All-State as a senior after hauling in 69 passes for 1,347 yards and 17 touchdowns.
He made a commitment to play college football at the University of Central Florida (UCF). Davis participated in and started all 13 games as a true freshman in 2017 for UCF, accumulating 27 receptions for 391 yards and four touchdowns.
He started 12 of 13 games as a sophomore in 2018 and had 53 receptions for 815 yards and seven touchdowns. He returned as a starter in 2019 for his junior season. Following the campaign, Davis declared for the 2020 NFL Draft.
On May 8, 2020, Davis agreed to a four-year, $3.99 million deal with the Bills, which also included a $699,000 signing bonus. He scored his first professional touchdown on a six-yard reception from Josh Allen in Week 2’s matchup with the Miami Dolphins.
Against the New York Jets in Week 10, Davis caught all three of his targets for a season-high 105 yards. Davis played in 16 games in all of the 2021 season, four of which he started.
In order for the Bills to conclude the regular season with an 11-6 record and win the AFC East for the second consecutive year, he had 35 receptions on 63 targets for 539 yards and six touchdowns.