Everett Dawkins
Dawkins in 2017
No. 93     
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-13) June 13, 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth: Spartanburg, South Carolina
Career information
College: Florida State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 229
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Minnesota Vikings ( 2013)*
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
*ACC champion (2012)
Total tackles     41
Sacks     5.5
Forced fumbles     4
Fumble recoveries     3
Stats at

Everett Dawkins (born June 13, 1990) is an American football defensive tackle for the Washington Valor of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida State. Dawkins has also been a member of the Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Giants, Tampa Bay Storm and Brooklyn Bolts.

High school careerEdit

A native of Spartanburg, South Carolina, Dawkins attended James F. Byrnes High School in Duncan, where he was an All-State defensive lineman. Driven by an offense that included running back Marcus Lattimore, the Rebels capped a 15–0 season with a state championship in 2007. From his defensive end position, Dawkins contributed 115 tackles, including 14 sacks and five fumble recoveries. After his senior season concluded, he was invited to Max Emfinger's All-American Bowl Classic in Jackson, Mississippi, where he recorded five sacks and double-digit tackles, and to the 71st annual Shrine Bowl game.

Regarded as a four-star recruit by, Dawkins was ranked as the No. 8 weakside defensive end prospects in his class.[1] With offers also from South Carolina, Illinois, Michigan State, Tennessee, and Virginia Tech, Dawkins committed to the Seminoles on November 17, 2007.

College careerEdit

Dawkins was a two-year starter at defensive tackle for Florida State.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2 in 292 lb 5.01 s 1.75 s 2.85 s 4.88 s 7.61 s 30 in 8 ft 7 in 23 rep

Minnesota VikingsEdit

Dawkins was released by the Vikings on August 31, 2013 (along with 18 others) to get to a 53-man roster[2] and signed to the practice squad the next day.

Dallas CowboysEdit

On November 6, 2013, Dawkins was signed off of Minnesota's practice squad by the Dallas Cowboys.[3] He was released on November 26, 2013.

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

On June 13, 2014, Dawkins was released by the Buccaneers.

New York GiantsEdit

On August 26, 2014, Dawkins was cut by the Giants.

Tampa Bay StormEdit

Brooklyn BoltsEdit

Washington ValorEdit

Dawkins was assigned to the Washington Valor on January 9, 2017.[4]


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