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Dawson Knox

Dawson  Knox

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Brentwood, Tenn.

High School:
Brentwood Academy

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
TE

Experience:
2L

08/01/2018

Combination of Veteran Players, Fresh Faces Ready to Ring in a New Era

Ole Miss Kicks Off the Season Sept. 1 vs. Texas Tech

07/20/2018

Dawson Knox Tabbed to Mackey Award Watch List

Junior Up for Top Tight End in College Football

02/07/2018

Football Adds Seven to Top-25 Signing Class

Four-star WR Miles Battle Highlights Luke's First Recruiting Class

11/05/2017

Postgame Notes vs. Kentucky

Ole Miss 37, Kentucky 34

11/04/2017

Football Wins in Final Seconds at Kentucky, 37-34

Ta'amu's late TD pass to Metcalf Lifts Rebels Over Wildcats

 CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
 • 2018 Mackey Award Watch List
 • 2018 Preseason All-SEC Third Team (Phil Steele)
 • 2017 Burlsworth Trophy Watch List (Athlon, Sporting News, Phil Steele)

2017 (SOPHOMORE): Nominated for the Burlsworth Trophy ... Appeared in 10 games, making nine starts as a tight end ... Ranked second among TEs in SEC play in receiving yards (321) ... Made his 2017 debut at Cal (9/16/17) ... at Alabama (9/30/17): Earned the first start of his career (at TE) and hauled in two catches, also career firsts, for 28 yards, including a 23-yard play on the opening drive ... Named to Pro Football Focus SEC Team of the Week at No. 12 Auburn (10/7/17): Made two catches for 32 yards, including a career-long 31-yard reception on the first drive of the game ... Started at slot against Vanderbilt (10/14/17) but did not have a catch ... vs. LSU (10/21/17) : Was leading receiver with 72 yards off five receptions, including a career-long catch of 40 yards ... Tabbed to the Pro Football Focus Week 7 SEC Team of the Week ... Started at slot against Arkansas (10/28/17) and hauled in three catches for 24 yards ... Caught five passes for 73 yards at Kentucky (11/4/17) ... Caught three passes for 56 yards against Louisiana (11/11/17) ... Had three catches for 31 yards vs. Texas A&M (11/18/17) ... Made one reception for five yards at Mississippi State (11/23/17) ... Received the Park Stevens Memorial Award as the spring's top walk-on.

2016 (FRESHMAN): Played in six games on special teams ... vs. #15 Auburn (10/29/16): Made his collegiate debut as a special teamer ... at #8 Texas A&M (11/12/16) .. 2015: Did not see action and was redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played half a game as Brentwood Academy's starting quarterback before missing the rest of his senior year with an ankle injury ... Completed 9 of 17 passes for 120 yards and a TD, rushed for 40 yards and had an 18-yard catch in that first half ... Played receiver as a junior before growing four inches and gaining 50 pounds prior to his senior season ... Three-year letterman in track & field, where he helped his 4x200m relay to a state runner-up ... High school dunk contest champion ... Coached in high school by Cody White ... High school teammate of Rebels Bryce Mathews, Jack Propst and Isaac Way.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Rachel Knox ... Full name is Dawson Alan Knox ... Born: Nov. 14, 1996 ... Would like to pursue a career as a financial advisor ... Managerial finance major ... Made Chancellor's Honor Roll for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016; and Dean's Honor Roll for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2016 and 2017.

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