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Arizona Cardinals sign both sixth round draft picks

NCAA Football: North Carolina at Duke Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals signed both of their sixth round picks in Victor Dimukeje and Tay Gowan.

From the team:

Dimukeje (dee-moo-KAY-gee) (6-2, 262) was a two-time All-ACC selection who started all 49 games he played in during his college career at Duke, totaling 166 tackles, 21.5 sacks (second-most in school history), 36 tackles for loss, 28 quarterback pressures, one interception, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. As a senior in 2020, Dimukeje was a semifinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, given to the college defensive player who makes the biggest impact for his team both on and off the field. He had 44 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, five quarterback pressures, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 11 games last year. Raised in Baltimore, MD, Dimukeje was born in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to the United States with his family when he was eight years old.

Gowan (6-1, 186) played in 24 games (20 starts) during his collegiate career at the University of Central Florida, Butler Community College and Miami (OH) and finished with eight interceptions, 59 tackles, 12 passes defensed, and one fumble recovery. He started at Miami (OH) in 2017 and played one game there before playing 11 contests at Butler Community College in Kansas in 2018. At Butler, he had a team-high six interceptions. After transferring to Central Florida in 2019, Gowan played in 12 games (nine starts), collecting 31 tackles and two interceptions and was named second-team all-conference by Pro Football Focus. A Covington, GA native, Gowan opted out of the 2020 season due to the COVID pandemic.

Welcome to the desert Victor and Tay