Dion Dawkins Biography

( 1994 - )
November 2, 2018
First published on:November 2, 2018
by Roy

Facts of Dion Dawkins

Date of Birth: 1994, April 26
Age: 26 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Dion Dawkins
Birth Place Rahway, New Jersey
Father Eric Dawkins
Mother Lisa Dawkins
Net Worth $2 million
Salary $951,000
Nationality American
Currently Working For Buffalo Bills
University attended Temple University

Dion Dawkins is an American professional National Football League (NFL) player who plays the position of offensive tackle. Dawkins made his professional debut in 2017 with the Buffalo Bills who had drafted him in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Bills signed him in a four-year, $4.18 million rookie contract with $1.83 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $1.18 million.

 

Dawkins is a graduate of Temple University. He played for the Temple Owls football team and was a First Team All-American Athletic Conference selection during his senior years.

Early Life of Dion Dawkins

Dion Dawkins was born on April 26, 1994, in Rahway, New Jersey to parents Lisa and Eric Dawkins. He attended the Rahway High school and after graduation joined the Temple University. In his college career, he played in 44 games and was the starter for 41 of the 44 games. In his senior year at college, he was named a First Team All-American Athletic Conference selection.

Professional Life of Dion Dawkins

Dion Dawkins entered the 2017 NFL Draft where he was picked as the second round, 63rd overall pick by the Buffalo Bills. He was the second offensive guard drafted in 2017, behind Forrest Lamp. Dawkins signed a four-year, $4.18 million contract with $1.83 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $1.18 million with the Buffalo Bills on May 19, 2017.

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On Dion Dawkins' rookie season, he played in all 16 games and started in 11 games as left tackle replacing Cordy Glenn after the Bills traded Glenn to the Cincinnati Bengals. Before the start of the 2018 season, the head coach of the Bills, Sean McDermott announced him as the starting left tackle to begin the regular season.

Personal Life of Dion Dawkins

Dion Dawkins is in a relationship with Gia Ervin. The couple has known each other for a long time. Dion and his girlfriend went to the same University.

When Dion was playing for the Temple Owls football team, Gia used to be the cheerleader of the football team. The two have not taken their relationship status to the next level yet and are not married to date pff.

Net Worth of Dion Dawkins

Dion Dawkins is currently in the second season of his professional career as an NFL player. In the short time of his professional career, he has reportedly earned $2.3 million in career earnings. He signed a four-year, $4.18 million contract with the Bills and his salary cap hit for the year 2018 is at $951,000.

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Dawkins net worth at present time is $2 million. Even as a rookie, the big teams of NFL were willing to pay millions to acquire Dawkins which suggests even more financial success for Dawkins as the years go by.


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