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Get to know sixth-round pick Bravvion Roy


Another round, another defender.

The Panthers used their 184th overall pick to select Baylor defensive tackle Bravvion Roy in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

In four years for the Bears, Roy totaled 133 career tackles, 7.5 sacks and 19.0 tackles for loss on his way to first-team All-Big 12 honors in 2019.

At 6'1" and 330 pounds, let's get to know the big man.

Reuniting with Rhule

The Panthers head man brought a number of Baylor coaches with him to Carolina, so it only makes sense he adds a former Bear to the mix on the field.

As a senior under Rhule's lead, Roy had a breakout year, recording career highs with 61 tackles and 5.5 sacks. If you can't tell from the photos Roy posted to his Instagram, he and Rhule are pretty tight.

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Appreciate everything my guy

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Stopping the run

The Panthers have used this draft to load up the defensive line, and Roy will fit right in.

Last year, Roy recorded 13.0 tackles for loss or no gain, the most by any Power 5 defensive tackle. As the Panthers look to shore up their run defense, they may have just found another piece to the puzzle.

Deceptively fast

At his size, it's hard to miss Roy. But what people might not realize at first glance is just how freakishly athletic he is.

It's not often you can find 330 pounders capable of running sub-5-second 40-yard dash, but that's exactly what Roy did, clocking a 4.9 last spring at Baylor. It's safe to say the big fella can move.

View photos of Carolina's sixth-round draft pick, DT Bravvion Roy, out of Baylor.

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