Dawson Knox is an NFL player for the Buffalo Bills team. He previously played football at Brentwood Academy and the University of Mississippi. His position is as a tight end. His stats as of 2021 are 101 total receptions, 1,263 receiving yards, 14 touchdowns received, and 13 rushing yards.
Dawson Knox was born on November 14, 1996 in Brentwood, Tennessee, United States of America. His parents’ names are David Knox and Rachel Knox. He also has a brother named Luke Knox. From a young age, he and his brother showed a keen interest in various outdoor sports. Dawson attended St. Paul Christian Academy and Brentwood Academy. He played football there and also completed his high school diploma. He later went to the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) and played college football with the team.
Dawson Knox’s career
Dawson played as a wide receiver and quarterback in his high school. He also only played one game during his senior season as he sustained an ankle injury. This was the end of his high school football and the beginning of college football. In 2015, he moved to the University of Mississippi as a fullback. He played for Southeastern Conference Football from 2016 to 2018. He had a total of 39 receptions, 605 reception yards and 15.5 averages. After his junior season, he decided to forego his senior year and entered the 2019 NFL Draft. He was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the third round with the 96th overall pick. On June 14, 2019, he signed a rookie contract with the team. He later received his first NFL touchdown on September 22, 2019 in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
He had ups and downs in his rookie season, catching 28 of 50 goals for 388 yards and 2 touchdowns. On October 24, 2020 he was on the Covid-19/reserve list as he tested positive and on November 5 he was delisted. In 2020, he was seen in 12 games and started in 7 and caught 24 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns. In 2021 he became a prominent part of Bills in Passing Attack. He has been spotted playing against the New Orleans Saints and many other teams. In his last match against the New England Patriots, he had an impressive in-match score.
Dawson Knox biography
|Real name||Dawson Alan Knox|
|date of birth||Nov. 14, 1996|
|Age (as of 2022)||25 years|
|place of birth||Brentwood, Tennessee, United States|
|job||Football tight end|
|height||in feet inches – 6′ 4” – in centimeters – 193cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 115kg – in pounds – 253 pounds|
|shoe size||14 (USA)|
Dawson Knox Family
|school||University of Mississippi|
|University||St Paul Christian Academy, Brentwood Academy|
Dawson is currently single. The details about his past or current relationships have not been in the spotlight. He also likes to keep his private life away from the media. He is also very focused on training and spends a lot of time with his family and friends.
Dawson Knox Net Worth
Dawson Knox is making a lot of money from his football career and has signed a four-year deal with the Buffalo Bills worth $3,521,600 and also earns an average salary of $880,400. His guaranteed amount at the time of signing is $822,180. According to sources, the exact details of his net worth have not yet been estimated.
Facts About Dawson Knox
- His brother Luke is also a football player and plays for Ole Miss Rebels Football.
- He suffered an ankle injury in his high school football.
- Knox has partnered with PUNT Pediatric Cancer Collaborative and supports the organization through various initiatives.
- He tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, which started a pandemic.
- He also led his team to win the Buffalo Wild Card Round against the Indianapolis Colts.
- In 2020, he played in the AFC Championship against the Kansas City Chiefs, losing 38-24.