Keyunta Dawson
No. 55     
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-09-13) September 13, 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana
Career information
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 7 / Pick: 242
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Indianapolis Colts ( 2007 2010)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Total tackles     120
Sacks     1.5
Forced fumbles     2
Fumble recoveries     5

Keyunta Dawson (born September 13, 1985) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Collegiately, he was a defensive end for the Texas Tech Red Raiders.[1]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

After spending his first four seasons with the Colts, Dawson signed with the Detroit Lions. He was released by the Lions on September 3, 2011. Dawson was re-signed by the Lions on November 30, 2011, but then released about a month later.[2] On January 6, 2012, the Tennessee Titans signed Dawson. After appearing in only three games, Dawson was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. On March 7, 2013, the Titans re-signed Dawson to a one-year contract.[3] The Titans released Dawson on October 5, 2013 to make room for quarterback Rusty Smith.[4] On October 8, 2013, he signed with the Saints.[5]

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