Carolina Panthers land future QB in full 7-round 2022 NFL mock draft

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(Ken Ruinard/The Greenville News via IMAGN Content Services) Tyler Davis /

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Tyler Davis – DT (Clemson)

Although the defensive tackle position wouldn’t be classed as a great need for the Carolina Panthers right now. That might all change next offseason with DaQuan Jones out of contract and Bravvion Roy not progressing as expected.

Daviyon Nixon showed promise before going on the reserve/injured list with a knee injury. So keeping an eye on how he recovers could dictate just how much of a priority a potential long-term partner for Derrick Brown is next spring.

Carolina hasn’t seen much of Phil Hoskins, who was a seventh-round development project with few expectations on his shoulders. Whether he can bring his game on enough as a sophomore to form part of the rotation is unclear, but a player like Tyler Davis is someone to consider at this juncture.

The Panthers aren’t known for selecting Clemson players. A bizarre tradition considering how well the Tigers have done on the national stage in recent years.

Davis could be a human wrecking ball on the interior with a little more refinement. There are some areas of his game that need work, which includes adding to his pass-rushing repertoire before he gets to the pros.

There’s nothing to suggest Davis cannot be coached up. One thing the prospect cannot be faulted for is his exceptional work rate and attitude on almost every down.