Daviyon Nixon, DL

YearProj. RdOvr RankBest Rank1st Rd %ConsensusActualStars
2021 NFL Combine Results
HeightWeight40 TimeVerticalBenchShuttle3 ConeBroad Jump
The former three-star recruit had to go the Juco route before enrolling at Iowa but he was productive in two seasons of action, racking up 8.5 sacks. Nixon is a dense lineman who aligns in multiple spots for the Hawkeyes including as a shaded nose or a five-technique. His consistently low pad level helps him in winning the leverage battle. Nixon stresses blockers laterally with his agility and punishes passive blockers with his hand usage. Once he gets hip to hip with a blocker he uses a rip move to prevent them from getting access to his frame. In the run game, he possesses a solid anchor ...Preview Analysis provided byNFL Draft Bible on SI