Kawann Short

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Date of Birth February 2, 1989
Place of Birth East Chicago, Indiana
Age 31 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Kawann Short

Kawann Arcell Short is an American football defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Panthers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue.

Position: Defensive tackle
Date of birth: February 2, 1989
Place of birth: East Chicago, Indiana
High school: Central (East Chicago, Indiana)
College: Purdue
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 2/ Pick: 44
Roster status: Active
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About Kawann Short

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.


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.


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

Information related to Kawann Short

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  • Purdue Boilermakers football players
  • Players of American football from Indiana

Latest information about Kawann Short updated on June 01, 2020.

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Thu, 28 May 2020
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