Drake Nevis

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Drake Nevis
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-05-08) May 8, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Thibodaux, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Marrero (LA) Ehret
College: Louisiana State
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 3 / Pick: 87
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 50
Quarterback sacks: 1.0
Forced fumbles: 0
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[edit]

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.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

After a 2-year stint with the Indianapolis Colts, Nevis was released on September 1, 2013.

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Shortly after his release from the Colts, the San Diego Chargers claimed him off waivers. Nevis was released on September 17, 2013.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

He signed with the Dallas Cowboys on September 24, 2013.[2] The Cowboys waived Nevis on December 13.[3]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Nevis was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars on December 23, 2013.[4] He was released on May 12, 2014.

Carolina Panthers[edit]

Nevis was claimed off waivers on May 13, 2014 by the Carolina Panthers.[5]


  1. ^ "Defensive tackles 2007". Rivals.com. January 24, 2007. 
  2. ^ Alper, Josh (September 24, 2013). "Cowboys sign Drake Nevis". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 
  3. ^ Durant to IR; Nevis Among 3 Released; LB Lemon Returns
  4. ^ Jaguars Sign DT Drake Nevis
  5. ^ Gantt, Darin (May 13, 2014). "Panthers claim Drake Nevis off waivers from Jags". NBCSports.com. Retrieved 2014-07-16. 

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