Oklahoma State football: Devin Davis says uncertainty of his injury situation is tough

Davis tore his ACL last year in fall camp, and also suffered serious damage to his meniscus. He missed the entire 2013 season, and he is doubtful to play in 2014 as he continues to recover.
By Cody Stavenhagen, For The Oklahoman Published: August 9, 2014
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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State offensive lineman Devin Davis had a promising camp before his sophomore season, but a knee injury threw his once bright future into a cloud of uncertainty.

Davis tore his ACL last year in fall camp, and also suffered serious damage to his meniscus. He missed the entire 2013 season, and he is doubtful to play in 2014 as he continues to recover.

At OSU Media Day, Davis talked with The Oklahoman about his long road to recovery, plus his life off the field.

Q: I’m sure it’s tough being in your position. How are you handling it?

A: “I feel pretty good. It’s been going pretty good.”

How far do you think you are from being able to play?

“I really don’t know. It’s just going day by day.”

How is the rehab process going? What’s been the hardest part?

“Just rebuilding my muscle that I lost and trying to build up the muscles around the knee so the muscles absorb the shock instead of the knee.

“The hardest part was range of motion to me. Just the bending of my knee was one of the most painful things I’ve done.”

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