|Dawson Knox Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||November 14, 1996|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Dawson Knox is an American football tight end who played college football at Ole Miss and then went on to play for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL).
Dawson Alan Knox
Brentwood, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States
Dawson Knox studied at St. Paul Christian Academy and Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tennessee. He then attended the University of Mississippi (also known as Ole Miss), a public research university located adjacent to Oxford, Mississippi.
Professional Football Player
- Father – David Knox
- Mother – Rachel Knox
- Siblings – Luke Knox (Younger Brother) (Football player who played linebacker for the Ole Miss Rebels and was set to play the 2022 season for the Florida International University Panthers as a graduate transfer before his death following a sudden hospitalization on August 17, 2022)
Dawson Knox has been signed with Rep 1 Sports.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
115 kg or 253.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Dawson Knox has done endorsement work for brands such as Defiance Fuel and Chick-fil-A.
Dawson Knox Facts
- During his high school years, he played wide receiver and quarterback for the school’s football team. As a senior, he was able to play only one game due to an ankle injury.
- In the year 2015, Dawson Knox joined the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) as a walk-on fullback and played until 2018, recording 39 receptions for 605 yards.
- He decided to enter the 2019 NFL Draft, forgoing his senior year, after his junior season in 2018.
- He was picked by the Buffalo Bills in the third round with the 96th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft and signed his rookie contract with the team on June 14, 2019.
- Playing for the Buffalo Bills, he caught his first NFL touchdown from Josh Allen in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 3 on September 22, 2019.
- Dawson Knox’s rookie season was marked with many ups and downs as he caught 28 of 50 targets for 388 yards and two touchdowns.
- After testing positive for COVID-19, he was placed by the Bills on the reserve/COVID-19 list on October 24, 2020, and was later activated on November 5.
- He caught two passes for five yards, including a two-yard touchdown from Josh Allen in the first quarter of the Buffalo Bills‘ eventual 27–24 Wild Card Round victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
- Dawson Knox scored six catches for 42 yards and a touchdown during the Buffalo Bills‘ 38–24 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship.
- He signed a four-year $53.6 million extension with the Buffalo Bills on September 7, 2022, and the deal made him one of the top-paid tight ends in the league.
- Dawson Knox went on to finish the 2022 season with 48 receptions for 517 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns.
- He has partnered with P.U.N.T. Pediatric Cancer Collaborative, an organization founded by former Bills punter Brian Moorman, and has supported the organization through various initiatives.
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