A consensus All-American and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2020, Daviyon Nixon was drafted in the fifth round (158th overall) in 2021.
Panthers place Daviyon Nixon on injured reserve
The rookie defensive tackle suffered a knee injury which will cost him some time.
Rookie diaries: Daviyon Nixon trying to pass muster
The fifth-rounder from Iowa is working to be noticed for the right reasons, including his quickness and burst.
Rookie Diaries: Daviyon Nixon adjusting to new environment
The Panthers fifth-rounder hopes to absorb as much as possible, so that he can contribute on defensive line.
Panthers sign six draft picks to rookie deals
The team now has over half the 11-man draft class under contract heading into minicamp.