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Ole Miss Rebel Defensive Back Carlos Davis Suffers Knee Injury in Practice

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Another injury hits the Ole Miss cornerbacks this camp.

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Per Twitter, Ole Miss cornerback Carlos Davis suffered a torn ACL yesterday during a closed scrimmage.

Davis was slated to see action primarily in special teams duties this fall as a kick and punt returner, and was in the defensive depth chart as a reserve cornerback. His injury marks the second likely season-ender of this year's fall camp, the other coming at the expense of at tendon in fellow cornerback Tee Shepard's toe.

One of the faster players on the Rebel squad, Davis made a name for himself as a special teams star last season. He returned a handful of punts and kicks, and played masterfully in kickoff coverage as a gunner. While not a starter, Davis is the type of player who would register a few tackles a game for the Rebs and make do with what downs he was given.

We aren't sure who will play this fall in his stead defensively or in special teams coverage, but his punt return duties are now almost exclusively Anthony Alford or Trae Elston's to lose.