Found June 18, 2012 on Redskins Hog Heaven:
Every young man's dream is to be counted among the elite. In sports, that means making the pro team. 'Tis the season for dreamers in the NFL. A reader's questions about RB Tristan Davis triggered those thoughts. Davis has been on, off and back on the Washington Redskins practice squad since 2011. Scott Hirsch, "SH", the Hog Heaven reader, makes the case for Davis. I will comment as "HH." SH - The early reports have been that Davis looks super fast at training camp.  He is quite a long shot to make the roster despite running the 40 in as low as 4.34 and being a good 212 lbs.  That is one fast train. When I did some research, I saw clips of him burning defenses with 79-yard td runs, etc.  Yet somehow he would be cut from 3 NFL teams despite scoring big running TD's on his only preseason chance to run. You read the reviews from his college days and everyone said he was a monster waiting to rip up the NFL fields.  He was hampered by a couple foot ...
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