|No. -- Free agent|
|Date of birth:||May 8, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Thibodaux, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||295 lb (134 kg)|
|High school:||Marrero (LA) Ehret|
|NFL draft:||2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 87|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Drake M. Nevis (born May 8, 1989) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He played college football at LSU. He was drafted in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.
High school career
Nevis attended John Ehret High School in Marrero, Louisiana, where he recorded 72 tackles (17 for losses), 18 sacks, 25 quarterback hurries, eight forced fumbles and two recovered fumbles as a senior. He received Class 5A first-team all-state honors and a SuperPrep All-American selection. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Nevis was listed as the No. 9 defensive tackle prospect in the class of 2007.
After a 2-year stint with the Indianapolis Colts, Nevis was released on September 1, 2013.
San Diego Chargers
Shortly after his release from the Colts, the San Diego Chargers claimed him off waivers. Nevis was released on September 17, 2013.
- "Defensive tackles 2007". Rivals.com. January 24, 2007.
- Alper, Josh (September 24, 2013). "Cowboys sign Drake Nevis". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
- Durant to IR; Nevis Among 3 Released; LB Lemon Returns
- Jaguars Sign DT Drake Nevis
- Gantt, Darin (May 13, 2014). "Panthers claim Drake Nevis off waivers from Jags". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Carolina Panthers bio
- Indianapolis Colts bio
- NFL Combine Profile
- LSU Tigers bio