Dominique D. Davis was born on July 17, 1989 in Lakeland, FL. There he graduated from Kathleen High School. He is the younger brother of former NFL tight end Desmond Clark, who played the bulk of his NFL career (1999-2010) with the Chicago Bears. He enrolled at Boston College and redshirted his first year there. As a redshirt freshman, he started the last three games of the season due to injuries, appearing in six total. He led the Eagles to a 1-2 record in that span, passing for 741 yards, completing 45.7% of 138 attempts with 6 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. He also rushed for 48 yards and 2 scores on the ground. He would transfer from Boston College after the season after receiving an academic suspension. He landed at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas. There started all 12 games, leading them to an 11-1 record and the NJCAA National Title game against Blinn College, helmed by eventual Heisman winner Cam Newton. Fort Scott would lose the game. But Davis would earn All-Jayhawk Conference 2nd team honors that year while passing for 1467 yards while completing 113 of 215 passes (52.6%) with 8 passing touchdowns, 6 interceptions, and 12 scores on the ground. He then transferred to East Carolina as a junior, starting all 13 games and leading the Pirates to a 6-7 record. He also earned 2nd team All-Conference USA honors that year while passing for 3967 yards, completing 393 of 609 passes (64.5%) for 37 touchdowns, 16 interceptions, and also rushing for 141 yards and 9 touchdowns. As a senior, he started all 12 games, leading ECU to a 5-7 mark. He completed 334 of 494 passes (67.6%) for 3225 yards, 25 touchdowns, and 19 interceptions. He also rushed for 5 touchdowns and 172 yards. He was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2012.
Signed by Atlanta Falcons on April 30, 2012.
Signed a three-year deal with the Falcons in 2012 with base salaries worth: $390,000 (2012); $480,000 (2013); and $570,000 (2014).