D. J. Davidson plays nose tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He weighs 148 kg and stands 1.91 meters tall. He attended Desert Ridge High School and played football as a defensive tackle. As a junior, he had 57 tackles, recorded four sacks, caused two fumbles, and scored twice.
He recorded a total of 67 tackles in his 13 games as a senior, including 19.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries. During his senior year, he also contributed to his team’s state championship success. He was chosen for the Arizona Republic’s First Team All-State after acting as the defensive anchor for one of the best defenses in the state.
He participated in collegiate baseball for the Arizona State Sun Devils football team. He only played eight games as a freshman and recorded 10 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and two sacks before suffering a season-ending injury. He had 51 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, and 1 touchdown as a sophomore while starting 12 of the 13 games.
He recorded 15 stops and one sack as a junior. He produced 57 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 4 pass deflections, and was named the Curley Culp Outstanding Defensive Lineman during his senior year. In the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Davidson with the 147th overall choice.
How Much Does D.J. Davidson Make?
D.J. Davidson makes an annual salary of $1,003,529 per his four-year rookie contract with the Giants.