Former South Carolina standout Mike Davis has promoted from practice squad to the 53-man roster for the Seattle Seahawks, the team announced Tuesday.
Davis, who has been on the team’s practice squad all season, takes spot of C.J. Prosise, who is being placed on injured reserve. Seattle hosts Atlanta on Monday Night Football this week.
“I just want to thank everyone for their kind words. It’s been a long journey back but I’m excited to join. Let’s go 12th Man!! Davis posted on his Twitter account.
Davis was a fourth-round pick by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2015 NFL Draft. He spent two seasons with the 49ers, playing in 14 games and rushing for 109 yards on 54 carries.
Davis released by the 49ers in the spring and picked up by Seattle. In the preseason, he led the Seahawks with 106 yards rushing and caught five passes for 41 yards.