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Kawann Short - NFL Draft Profile

TeamCarolina
Round2
Selection12 (44 overall)
PositionDefensive Tackle
SchoolPurdue
YearSR
Born2/02/1989
Height6-3
Weight308
High SchoolCentral (East Chicago, Indiana)
2012 and 2011 First-Team All-Big Ten selection...Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in tackles for loss in 2012 with 15.5, a career-high...Also had a career-high 7.0 sacks in 2012...Had at least 12.5 TFLs and 6.0 sacks in every season from 2010 to 2012...In career amassed 186 total tackles. 49.0 TFLs and 19.5 sacks along with 17 passes defended in four seasons...Versatile athlete that can fit in a number of positions and systems including a 3-4 alignment...Ideal size and length for the NFL...Good upper body strength with great technique...Good initial quickness off the snap...Effective in short coverage...Highly productive college career...Doesn't find the ball consistently enough...Lacks speed to chase down ball carriers in the backfield.


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