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Former Utah State DB Nevin Lawson Re-Signs With Raiders

Mar 20, 2021, 11:26 AM | Updated: Mar 23, 2021, 3:24 pm
Nevin Lawson - Oakland Raiders...
Nevin Lawson #26 of the Oakland Raiders breaks up a pass intended for A.J. Brown #11 of the Tennessee Titans in the third quarter at RingCentral Coliseum on December 08, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
(Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Las Vegas Raiders announced that they’ve signed former Utah State defensive back Nevin Lawson to a new deal.

News of Lawson’s new contract surfaced on Saturday, March 20.

Lawson officially re-signed on March 23.

The former USU standout will reportedly return to Las Vegas on a one-year deal.

About Nevin Lawson

After playing for the Aggies of Logan from 2010-13, Lawson was selected by the Detroit Lions during the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

After five seasons with the Lions, Lawson joined the Raiders on a one-year deal in 2019. Prior to last season, the former USU cornerback remained with Las Vegas on another year-long contract.

In 2020, Lawson recorded 61 total tackles, 47 solo tackles, one sack, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, and four pass breakups in 14 games.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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