Dawkins in 2017
|Date of birth:June 13, 1990|
|Place of birth: Spartanburg, South Carolina|
|College: Florida State|
|NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 229|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Minnesota Vikings ( 2013)*|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|*ACC champion (2012)|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
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 Rivals.com, Dawkins was ranked as the No. 8 weakside defensive end prospects in his class. With offers also from South Carolina, Illinois, Michigan State, Tennessee, and Virginia Tech, Dawkins committed to the Seminoles on November 17, 2007.
Dawkins was a two-year starter at defensive tackle for Florida State.
|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|
Dawkins was released by the Vikings on August 31, 2013 (along with 18 others) to get to a 53-man roster and signed to the practice squad the next day.
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
- ↑ https://sports.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/recruiting/rankings/rank-1828
- ↑ Hasan, Arif (August 31, 2013). "Minnesota Vikings Release Final 53-Man Roster, Final Cuts". DailyNorseman.com (SB Nation). http://www.dailynorseman.com/2013/8/31/4681032/minnesota-vikings-release-final-53-man-roster-final-cuts. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
- ↑ Macelli, Dawn (November 6, 2013). "Everett Dawkins: Next Rushman Up For The Dallas Cowboys". Bloggingtheboys.com (SB Nation). http://www.bloggingtheboys.com/2013/11/6/5073452/everett-dawkins-next-rushman-up-for-the-dallas-cowboys. Retrieved November 11, 2013.
- ↑ "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170119174126/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved January 19, 2017.