The Green Bay Packers have signed S Shawn Davis from the practice squad to the active roster and elevated DL Abdullah Anderson and T/G Cole Van Lanen to the active roster for gameday. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Saturday.
Davis is a 5-foot-11, 202-pound rookie out of the University of Florida who has been on the Packers' practice squad since Week 3. He was originally selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round (No. 165 overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He was released following training camp and was on the Colts' practice squad until Sept. 16. Davis appeared in 37 games with 16 starts for the Gators, recording 124 tackles (76 solo), 5.5 tackles for a loss, 15 passes defensed, five interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. He was named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2018 and 2019. Davis will wear No. 30 for the Packers.