Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman will report to training camp on Sunday after being shot four times in June, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Twyman is expected to begin camp on the non-football injury list. However, the 22-year-old believes he'll be able to play some point early in the 2021 season.
Jaylen Twyman is expected to start camp on NFI, but he believes he will be able to play at some point early this season, Rosenhaus said. Two of the gunshot wounds are completely healed; his pelvis wound still is causing some issues. https://t.co/gwkU3zD3gg— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 25, 2021
The University of Pittsburgh product was in his car during a trip to Washington D.C. when he was shot. Rosenhaus described the injuries as "superficial, exit wounds."
The Vikings selected Twyman in the sixth round of this year's draft. He recorded 11 sacks, 57 tackles and two pass breakups during his college career.