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As a freshman in college at USC, his coaches moved wide receiver Fred Davis to the tight end position, trying to take advantage of his unique combination of size and speed. He worked closely with teammates Dominique Byrd to refine his game, making a seamless transition to the position that got him to the NFL.
Eight years later and 3,000 miles away, Davis will look to return the favor, as he helps Byrd adjust to the offense in Washington.
Davis smiled when he was asked about the role-reversal situation and said, “Yeah, it’s something like that, it’s something like that. That’s kinda funny.”
Davis hasn’t played with Byrd since his sophomore season at USC, but he could still vouch for the skills that Byrd brings to the table.
“He adds depth,” he said. ”He can go in there and run routes. He has to learn the offense first, but he’s a good security, possession guy for that.”
Byrd seemed a little bit less amused by the role-reversal, but took it all in stride.
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