D. J. Davidson, a nose tackle in the National Football League, plays for the New York Giants. He stands 1.91 m tall and weighs 148 kg. He attended Desert Ridge High School where he played defensive lineman for football. As a junior, he recorded 57 tackles, four sacks, two forced fumbles, and two sacks. He had a total of 67 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, four forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries in his 13 games as a senior.
During his last season, he also contributed to his team’s victory in the state title. He was named First Team All-State by the Arizona Republic after acting as the defensive anchor for one of the best defenses in the state. At Arizona State University, he participated in collegiate baseball for the football team, the Arizona State Sun Devils.
He only played in 8 games as a freshman and finished with 10 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks. His season was cut short by an injury. He had 51 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, and 1 touchdown in 13 games as a sophomore, starting 12 of them. He made 15 stops as a junior while recording one sack.
In his senior year, he recorded 57 tackles, six tackles for a loss, four pass deflections, and was recognized as the Curley Culp Outstanding Defensive Lineman. The 147th pick in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft went to the New York Giants, who selected Davidson.
Who Drafted D.J. Davidson?
D.J. Davidson was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.