Corvey Irvin is a defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers, who selected him with the 93rd overall pick in the third round of the 2009 NFL Draft. After playing four seasons of college football, including two with the Georgia Bulldogs, Irvin was eligible to be drafted. Irvin is 6-feet, 4-inches tall and weighs 286 pounds.
Prep & Junior College
Irvin was an honorable mention all-state selection as a senior at Laney High School in Augusta, GA. After finishing high school, Irvin enrolled at Georgia Military College, where he spent two seasons. Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 32 overall junior college recruit in the class of 2007.
College Career
In his first season at Georgia, Irvin playing in 12 games and recorded 12 total tackles. He had four multi-tackle games, including two against ranked opponents. As a senior, Irvin stepped into the starting lineup, replacing the injured Jeff Owens after the first game of the season. He finished the season with 34 total tackles and 3.0 sacks, both easily career highs. After the 2008 season, Irvin was invited to participate in the 2009 Senior Bowl, where he recorded three total tackles and had a sack in a win for the South team.
NFL Career
Irvin was selected in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. Before the 2009 season, Irvin signed a four-year/$2.42M contract with Carolina.

Irvin suffered a knee injury in the Panthers final preseason game of 2009 and was placed on injured reserve two days later.