1 of 11Jasper, Texas, bull rider Cooper Davis is the 8th ranked bull rider in the world in just his second year full-time year on the Built Ford Tough Series.
2 of 11Davis finished fifth at Last Cowboy Standing, the final event and PBR Major before the summer break. He reached Round 3 before being bucked off by Cochise, who has only been ridden once in 10 outs this season.
3 of 11In Billings, Montana, Davis went 3-for-4 and finished on the podium in third place. His 88-point ride on Gentleman Jim in Round 3 helped secure the finish.
4 of 11Davis is one of the more consistent riders on tour. In 47 outs this season he has turned in 21 qualified rides, good for a 44.68% riding percentage.
5 of 11The highlight of Davis' season so far was his ride on Crossfire at the Ty Murray Invitational. The 91.5-point trip in the Built Ford Tough Championship Round was the first 90-point ride of his BFTS career and a personal best. It also ended Crossfire's unridden streak.
6 of 11Davis had wanted revenge against Crossfire since they last met in Tucson, Arizona. Crossfire dispatched him in 6.41 seconds during that match up and Davis did not forget about it.
7 of 11Davis kicked off his 2016 season with an 84.5-point ride on Bad Beagle in Oklahoma City.
8 of 11Last season, his rookie year, Davis turned in 24 qualified rides in 23 BFTS events. Though he didn't win a regular season event, he saved his best performance for last.
9 of 11Davis made his big splash at the 2015 World Finals in Las Vegas by going 4-for-6. He started strong with an 89-point ride on Hy Test in Round 1.
10 of 11He sealed the deal with an 85.75-point trip aboard Moto Moto in Round 5.
11 of 11Davis became only the fourth rookie to win the PBR World Finals event and claimed the $250,000 prize, his largest pay day to date.