Kahzin Daniels, DE, Charleston
One of the better stories in the NFL, Kahzin Daniels out of the Division II school Charleston in West Virginia, gets picked up as an undrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It is a great story, because Daniels is partially blind and now has a shot at an NFL roster.
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Joining his teammate, John Cominsky selected in the fourth round by the Atlanta Falcons, Daniels hopes to find himself on an NFC South roster as well. Over four years at Charleston, the defensive lineman tallied a total of 33.5 sacks over his career. In 2018, he recorded eight and a half sacks for Charleston.
At his pro day, the 6’2½ and 244 pass rusher ran a 4.81 second 40 yard dash, hit only 14 reps on the bench press, 29.5 vertical jump, 9’9 foot broad jump, and a 7.53 3-cone drill. Being undersized and testing poor athletically, Daniels may have better luck moving to linebacker in the NFL.
While Daniels has a steep road ahead of him, but the Buccaneers have given him the chance to make an NFL roster. After avoiding edge rushers in the draft outside of Anthony Nelson, they bring in Daniels.