Dexter Lawrence is an American football nose tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson.
In 2016, Lawrence was a defensive tackle for the Tigers and participated in all 12 of their games.
During the course of the regular season, he finished with a total of 55 tackles and 5 sacks. It is a Clemson record that he set in his freshman year with the five sacks that he recorded.
Lawrence broke the previous record of four, which had previously been held by William Perry, Ricky Sapp, and Shaq Lawson.
After all, was said and done, the 2016 ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year award went to Lawrence.
Clemson won the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship with a score of 35–31 thanks in large part to the contributions of Lawrence and the rest of his teammates on the Clemson football squad.
Who Drafted Dexter Lawrence: When Was Dexter Lawrence Drafted?
On Thursday, the New York Giants used the seventeenth overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft to choose Dexter Lawrence, a defensive lineman for the Clemson Tigers.
As part of the deal to acquire Odell Beckham Jr. from the Cleveland Browns, the New York Giants received this pick in exchange.
The Giants added Lawrence to their draft haul, which also included quarterback Daniel Jones, who was taken with the sixth overall pick.