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Former Bulldog Receiver Dies at Age 86

Former Georgia wide receiver Lamar "Racehorse" Davis, who lettered for the Bulldogs from 1940 to 1942, passed away at his home on St. Simons Island on Saturday at the age of 86.

A 1990 inductee into his home state's sports hall of fame, Davis set a school record for receiving yardage in a single game against Cincinnati in 1942. His 198-yard day remained the Red and Black standard until Fred Gibson surpassed it by three yards in the 2001 Kentucky game. Davis also famously caught a 65-yard touchdown pass from Frank Sinkwich as time expired in the 1941 Auburn game, which Georgia won, 7-0.

Funeral services will be held at the St. Simons Island United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. Those wishing to pay their respects are encouraged to make a donation to Davis's home church or to the Georgia Letterman Education Foundation.

Go 'Dawgs!