Georgia Tech linebacker P.J. Davis said Tuesday that he will be back in the lineup for the North Carolina game after missing the past two with a hamstring injury.
“I feel 100 percent,” Davis said after the team’s practice. “I feel pretty good running around.”
Davis suffered what he said was a severe strain of his hamstring in the Pittsburgh game Oct. 8. He missed the Georgia Southern and Duke games as he rehabilitated the injury, a process of electric stimulation, stretching, hot tub, heat packs and massage. He said he went to the Tech training room two and three times a day to speed his recovery.
“I did try to stay lean, try to stay positive and keep hitting treatment hard, just trying to get back with my brothers,” Davis said. “This week I’m back, so just trying to make the most of it.”
Tech can undoubtedly use Davis, who led the Yellow Jackets in tackles in 2014 and 2015 and was leading the team this season at the time of his injury.
“Anytime you get a guy like him back that’s played as much football as he’s played and done it at the level that he’s done it at, it’s great, and our strength staff has done a good job with him during his injury, conditioning him so when he came back he was at his weight,” defensive coordinator Ted Roof said.
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