Kawann Short

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Birthday
2, 1989
Birthplace
East Chicago, IN
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1989 (age 30)
Birthplace
East Chicago, IN

About

American football defensive tackle who was a second-round draft pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2011. He made his first Pro Bowl in 2015 after recording 55 tackles and 11 sacks.

Before Fame

While excelling at basketball and football in high school, he was only a three-star prospect. The only FBS school to offer him a scholarship was Purdue, where he eventually became and All-American.

Trivia

He made NFL history in 2015 when he became the first defensive tackle to be named the Defensive Player of the Month twice in one season.

Family Life

He has a daughter named Kamiyah.

Associated With

He and Thomas Davis helmed a defense that helped the Panthers go 15-1 during the 2015 NFL regular season.