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Minnesota Vikings DT Jaylen Twyman

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DT Jaylen Twyman

DT Jaylen Twyman

Pittsburgh | Junior | Round 6, Pick 15

Twyman excelled at H.D. Woodson High School in Washington D.C., earning Washington Post All-Metro honors as a senior (eight sacks). As a redshirt freshman, he started once in 13 appearances (16 tackles, 1.5 for loss). Twyman turned it up a notch the following year, receiving first-team All-ACC honors and recording 41 tackles (12 for loss), with 10.5 sacks and two pass breakups in 13 starts. He was the first interior lineman to lead the Panthers in sacks since Aaron Donald in 2013. Twyman opted out of the 2020. He is the nephew of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Parnell Motley. -- by Chad Reuter