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Wrapping Up The Carolina Panthers’ NFL Draft Day Two

Published by on April 30, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

With their third round pick, No. 93 overall, the Carolina Panthers selected defensive lineman Corvey Irvin out of SEC powerhouse Georgia. 

The Panthers likely drafted Irvin, who is 6'3" 301 pounds, to fill their need for depth at tackle. Irvin, pictured in the article photo, has second-round strength, as his 24 repetitions of 225 pounds at the NFL Combine showed, and above-average balance, and lower-body strength. The Augusta, GA native also possesses very good balance. Irvin had the fourth best 20-yard shuttle, which is an indicator of an athlete’s side-to-side quickness and burst in small areas, time of any tackle in the draft. 

Irvin’s NFL readiness could be in question however, as the o...

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