Dawkins will play college football
By BRIAN WHITMORE
Published Friday, May 2, 2008
Tishawn Dawkins made an impact for the Union County Yellow Jackets and
he'll look to do the same in college.
Dawkins signed a national letter of intent to play college football for
Livingstone College in Salisbury, N.C., on Friday in the high school's
Dawkins was hampered by a knee injury last season, but by year's end was as
good as anybody, UCHS coach David Lipsey said.
“He has tremendous potential,” he said. “He'll immediately make
Livingstone better on defense.”
Livingstone was winless last season, but the addition of
Dawkins should help change that. The Blue Bears will utilize Dawkins as a
defensive tackle, the same position he played for the Yellow Jackets.
Dawkins, 6-3, 256, said he chose Livingstone because he liked the “environment
He plans on studying business management.
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