Drake Nevis

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Drake Nevis
No. 91 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
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 a gridiron football defensive tackle who currently plays for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. 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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