Dashon Hugh Goldson is an American football player born on September 18, 1984, in Carson California. He has played as a football safety for the Atlanta Falcons of the national football league. He has also played college football for the University of Washington. He is the son of Desrene Williams (his mother). He barely knew his father because his father was imprisoned when he was a young boy. Later, Desrene remarried Kevin Irons who served as a role model. He has a brother whose name is Huey.
His mother and his stepfather, later on, moved them to better areas and drove them to school and activities. It is his mother who taught him discipline and dedication to the work. She showed Dashon about the importance of having a strong love always for his family. He started playing football with the tri-city falcons. It is a pop warner team in harbor city, California. He played high school football and totaled 130 tackles and six interceptions, with two returned for touchdowns as a senior at Narbonne high school in Lomita. He joined the University of Washington and played for the Washington huskies football team from 2003-2006. He played in 43 games and recorded a total of 293 tackles, six interceptions; two forced fumbles and one sack and graduated with the degree in American ethnic studies. He was selected in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL draft by the San Francisco 49ers.
In 2009, he was announced as the starter at free safety by the 49ers going in next round. Although the move was highly questioned at that time, Goldson quickly proved them wrong. He made his NFL debut as a starter against the Arizona Cardinals on September 13. The 49ers were victorious on the season winning 20-16 against the NFC conference champions. He was an unrestricted free agent and visited with the New England patriots in the 2011 season. He was titled as pro bowl to his first career, coming second in the NFC in voting behind Earl Thomas. He had a career-high 6 interceptions and 9 deflections during the regular season. He is now known as one of the hardest-hitting safeties in the NFL.
Goldson was fined 7,875 dollars for taunting the Seattle Seahawks in week 7 on October 26, 2012. He was fined 77,500 dollars for uniform violations and helmet-to helmet collision with patriots on December 20, 2012. He was titled to the pro bowl and named to the all-pro team for the first time in his career. He signed five-year, 41.25 million dollars contract including 22 million guaranteed with the Tampa Bay buccaneers. He recorded 81 combined tackles, 63 solo, 0 sacks and 0 interceptions in the year 2014.
He was traded to the Washington redskins, along with a seventh round pick for the sixth round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on April 3, 2015, and was voted as the team's defensive captain at the start of the 2015 season.
Goldson is a very talented personality of his time. He has earned many achievements in his playing career. His mother and stepfather encouraged him to play sports. Behind that his mother taught him discipline, a dedication to work ethic and importance of having a strong love for his family. He was so much thankful to his parents for leading them to a bright future.
Goldson has a very beautiful girlfriend whose name is Ashley North. This beautiful couple had an affair for more than 11 years and they were engaged for around two years but the couple is not married yet and deciding about their marriage date. Ashley has been an NFL Wag over a decade. She is the daughter of Pamela and William North. She gave birth to her an adorable daughter in 2011. Ashley north is a beautiful, smart and kind girl who is a fab stylist as well. Ashley along with Maya Fox Davis started their business as M&A Style in 2006 and has been the stylist for the famous celebrities like Justin Bieber, The Game, Usher, J Cole and Kevin Hart.
He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 211 pounds. He has a wonderful net worth of 18 million dollars and earns a base salary of 104,117 dollars.
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Published on: January 6, 2017
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