Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David has earned his share of headlines from his performance on the field. Now, he's earning magazine covers, too, and one of the most prestigious for that matter.
The former Husker is on one of the five covers of Sports Illustrated's NFL preview magazine. The headline accompanying it says "Lavonte David is the game's premier takedown artist."
David showed his tackling prowess at Nebraska, too, setting the season record for tackles with 152 in 2010. The second-round pick in 2012 is the only player in the NFL with 10 or more sacks and six-plus interceptions over the past three seasons.
Here's a photo of the cover:
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