OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens have taken Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis with the 90th overall pick in the NFL draft.
Davis is a 6-foot-5, 320-pounder. He had 36 tackles and a pair of sacks last year as a senior with the Hawkeyes.
The Ravens were looking for someone to put in the middle of the defensive line after trading Haloti Ngata to Detroit earlier this offseason.
Earlier Friday, Baltimore addressed its lack of depth at tight end by selecting 21-year-old Maxx Williams out of Minnesota in the second round.
Williams caught 36 passes for 569 yards and eight touchdowns in 2014. He is the son of former NFL center Brian Williams, who played with the New York Giants from 1989-99.
Baltimore’s top pick was Central Florida wide receiver Breshad Perriman.
Notes from CBSSports.com
A three star defensive tackle recruit out of high school, Davis committed to Iowa over offers from Michigan State, Wisconsin and Illinois, redshirting in 2010.
STRENGTHS: Excellent blend of size, strength and athleticism. Plays with excellent base strength and isn’t an easy player to move, handling double-teams well and not allowing himself to be swallowed up by blockers.
WEAKNESSES: While Davis looks overpowering, too often he plays small. More of a short-area defender with only average body control and redirection technique and while he shows good knee bend and flexibility, he often struggles with leverage issues. Bad habit of standing up, negating his power and getting pushed back.