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Panthers double up on defensive line with Short

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers selected another defensive tackle in the second round of the NFL draft, taking Kawann Short from Purdue with the 44th overall pick. The move comes after Carolina selected defensive tackle Star Lotulelei from Utah in the first round Thursday night. The 6-foot-3, 308-pound Short started 50 straight games for the Boilermakers and had 19.5 sacks...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Kawann Short, DT, Purdue University

Draft Zone Spotlight: Kawann Short, DT, Purdue University Kawann Short was just a three-star prospect ranked as No. 24 defensive tackle nationally and No. 6 player in Indiana by coming out of high school, but a lot has changed since his high school days.  After a tremendous junior and senior year for the Boilermakers, Kawann is being labeled by some media outlets as the...
Via NFL Draft Zone
April 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Elder – Kawann Short Evaluation

Kawann Short/Purdue:   Skills/Attributes: Big man who flashes burst off the snap but runs hot-and-cold. Either wins quickly and decisively or does nothing positive at all. Plays with powerful hands and a great swim move at times, but takes too long to shed once engaged and routinely misses out on the play’s window of opportunity. [...]
Via The Extra Point
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: DT Kawann Short Scouting Report

VitalsHeight: 6'3"Weight: 300 poundsPosition: Defensive TackleSchool: PurdueClass: Senior Collegiate CareerShort was a two-sport star (football, basketball) at Central High School in Indiana, but flew under the FBS radar, receiving just Purdue's offer despite a three-star rating from Rivals and Purdue were happy to have him, and he took over as a freshman...
Via Football Nation
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Combine: Kawann Short

Former Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short meets with the assembled media at the NFL Combine, discussing a variety of topics. Boiler Sports Report offers video of the news conference.
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Short Talks Purdue

Highly touted Purdue defensive lineman Kawann Short took the podium at the NFL Scouting Combine, and you can check out what he had to say here.
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Purdue's Kawann Short

Kawann Short is currently a senior defensive tackle for the Purdue Boilermakers, and is on his way towards the NFL draft! Short has recently accepted his invitation to play in this year's Senior Bowl. Short is a great defensive lineman that could definitely go places as a professional, but still needs to work on a few things. Short currently weighs in a 315 pounds, which is...
Via Football Nation
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Purdue's Kawann Short to play in Senior Bowl

Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short has accepted an invitation to play in this season's Senior Bowl. Short has started 47 games for the Boilermakers (4-6, 1-5 Big Ten) and is considered a possible first-round pick in April's NFL draft. He leads the conference in tackles for loss (13.0) and is tied for fourth in sacks (5.0) this season. He also has set a school career record...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Purdue’s Kawann Short looks like top 15 pick in 2013 NFL Draft

Just a week until the 2012 NFL Draft, and we’re working hard updating our mock drafts and positional rankings. But we go even further as we look ahead to the 2013 draft. Next April when teams go looking for an interior pass-rushing presence, they’ll find it in Kawann Short from Purdue. He’ll likely be a top 15-20 pick next year, after Short will likely be a dominant force...
Via The Sports Bank
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting the Little Ceasers Bowl: Purdue vs Western Michigan

It's a battle to see which Midwest conference has the better average teams in Detroit as Purdue faces off against Western Michigan. Purdue's defense is led by the underrated tackle Kawann Short, who will need to be contained if the Bronco's hope to get the most out of their top 10 national passing attack. Senior receiver Jordan White led the nation in receptions and receiving...
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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