Originally posted on Redskins Blog  |  Last updated 11/25/11
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Before Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll began his second at-bat as an NFL coach in 2010, he was a dynastic college head coach at USC.  While he was in sunny Southern California, he recruited and developed Toledo, Ohio product Fred Davis. During his time with the Redskins, Davis has capitalized on limited opportunity, showing his vast potential with feast-or-famine regularity.  In his conference call with the Washington media on Wednesday, Carroll explained how he absolutely knew that Davis would be a stud: “When we were recruiting him, we thought he was a No. 1 draft pick,” he said.  ”When we saw him and looked at his potential, that’s why we went after him.  Really, when we recruit guys out-of-state, in those days, that was our criteria.  Freddy was like that.” At the end of his college career, Davis actually ended up going early in the second round, but Carroll didn’t sound disappointed by his lofty projections of young Freddy D.   “He had a very good career f...
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