Davon Montel Godchaux was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana, he is an American football defensive tackle for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He currently weighs 311 lbs.
He played college football at LSU from 2014 to 2016. He was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft and played for the team from 2017 to 2020.
At LSU, Godchaux started 26 games for the Tigers in three seasons. He took over as a starter three games into his true freshman season in 2014, and he has served as a rotating player at the defensive end in LSU’s 3–4 defense.
As a junior, Godchaux recorded 62 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, one pass defense, and two fumble recoveries. He declared for the 2017 NFL Draft the day after the 2016 Citrus Bowl.
Godchaux was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round, 178th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Godchaux was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on August 5, 2020, and was activated from the list two days later. He was placed on injured reserve on October 16, 2020.
Godchaux signed a two-year contract with the New England Patriots on March 23, 2021. He signed a contract extension on July 27, 2022.
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