NEW YORK -- Knile Davis hopes his NFL career mirrors his sophomore season in college.
The Kansas City Chiefs selected the former all-Southeastern Conference running-back from Arkansas with the 96th overall selection in the third round. He was the first Hogs player selected in the NFL Draft.
Davis struggled in 2012, returning from breaking his ankle in preseason drills in the 2011 season He rushed for only 377 yards in a season that saw the Razorbacks go from a national title contender to missing a bowl game. Davis hopes to return to how he played as a sophomore. That season he rushed for 1,322 yards and scored 13 touchdowns. His play led Arkansas to a Sugar Bowl berth during that season.