EXCLUSIVE: Tae Davis talks about signing with the NY Giants

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Chattanooga linebacker Tae Davis’ dreams are coming true — as one of the newest members of the New York Football Giants.

Davis might have missed two games, but that didn’t stop him from leading the Mocs defense with 74 overall tackles in his senior season.

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Davis must have impressed the two Giants scouts on Pro Day, because just hours after the conclusion of the draft, the Mocs star got the call that he had been waiting for.

Davis now heads to New York with a focused and determined Empire State of Mind.

“Every kid wants to get drafted, but you know sometimes it doesn’t pan out,” Davis said. “And I’ve always told myself that it’s not you know how you get there, it’s what you do once you get that opportunity. So I’m just going to go up there, soak up as much information, be coachable, and just give them my all, and do whatever the coaches ask, and just let God handle the rest.

Davis learns this week when he will report to camp.

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Angela joined the News 12 team in November of 2017 as the weekend sports anchor and reporter. Angela is a proud member of an Army family, which means she has hometowns all over the Eastern Seaboard. Most recently, she calls Peachtree City, Georgia, home, where she graduated from Trinity Christian School and spent her free time driving her purple golf cart. She then headed to Milledgeville, Georgia, to attend Georgia College and State University. A proud Bobcat, Angela graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mass Communication and represented her December 2016 class as one of three valedictorians. Angela comes to the Scenic City from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she worked at the NBC affiliate, WMBF News. Before the big move, she worked as Georgia College's Sports Information Assistant, which let her get paid to be the Bobcats' biggest fan. It all started in Savannah, Georgia, though, where she interned for SAV's number one station, WTOC. When she's not working, you can find Angela watching the New York Giants, Rangers or basically any other game that's on. She also loves traveling, hiking and exploring new places, all with her camera in hand. If you have any story ideas, big or small, feel free to reach out to her on Facebook and Twitter, or email her at amoryan@wdef.com."