Tyeler Davison to the New Orleans Saints: Full Draft-Pick Breakdown

May 3, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New Orleans Saints went defense with six of their nine selections in the NFL draft, but Fresno State’s Tyeler Davison was lone defensive lineman of the bunch.
A 6’2,” 316-pound defensive tackle, Davison was projected to go in the third or fourth round by numerous draft analysts. He fell to New Orleans in Round 5, and the Saints snatched him off the board with the No. 154 pick.
The former Bulldog standout is a powerfully built athlete with impressive strength and quickness. His addition to the Saints defensive line should immediately provide the unit with depth, and, with time, perhaps more.
An All-Mountain West selection in 2014, Davison put up 40 tackles or more for three straight seasons, operating primarily from the nose guard spot. He posted eight sacks last season, while racking up 13 tackles for loss.
Over the course of the past three seasons, he started in every game, thereby making a strong statement to scouts regarding his durability.<...

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