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JaJuan Dawson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gibson, LA

High School:
H.L. Bourgeois High School

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 192

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
11/05/1977

JaJuan Dawson

11/23/2013

Tulane Caps '38 In The Dome' Celebration With All-Dome Team

Members of the 52-player team to be on hand for 2013 home finale on Saturday against UTEP

Has eight career 100-yard receiving games ... Fourth all-time at Tulane with 138 receptions, fifth with 1,997 receiving yards and second with 23 career TD receptions.

1998: Second-team All-Conference USA ... Started all 12 games at wide receiver ... His 68 catches tied for the fifth-highest total in Tulane history, while his 947 yards receiving was the sixth-highest in Green Wave annals ... Despite spending two days in the hospital the week of the game due to a staph infection of the elbow, caught two touchdown passes against Houston ... Had 100 yards receiving in four of Tulane's last eight games ... Caught eight passes for 122 yards and two scores at Army ... Caught a season-high 10 passes for 127 yards and two touchdowns at Memphis ... Had nine catches for 141 yards against Louisville ... Had an eight-catch, 178-yard outing at SMU ... Hooked up with Shaun King on a school-record 94-yard TD receptions at SMU ... Caught six passes for 115 yards and a TD against USL.

1997: First-team All-Conference USA selection ... Had huge season cut short by broken ankle in first quarter of Southwestern Louisiana game ... Despite being available for only 29 quarters, finished with 52 receptions, 839 yards and 10 touchdowns ... TD total ranks tied for second on Tulane single-season list ... Got season off to big start with three touchdown catches in first career start vs. Cincinnati ... Had 78-yard TD reception against Rice as part of nine-catch, 142-yard effort ... Followed that with 204-yard, seven-reception outing at Syracuse to move into fifth place on single-game receiving yards list ... Had catches of 79 and 59 yards in fourth quarter against Orangemen ... Big catches against Syracuse, Rice ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, on Tulane's longest pass play list ... Named Conference USA offensive player of week for three-TD, four-catch, 130-yard performance against Army ... Tied Tulane record with three straight 100-yard games, but was denied fourth straight at Louisville with 92 yards despite career-best 10 receptions ... Had two TDs in six-catch, 123-yard outing against East Carolina the next week ... Ranked in top 10 in receptions per game, receiving yards and receiving TDs before injury ... Also was among national leaders in scoring ... Had five catches of more than 50 yards - all in three-game span (Rice, Syracuse, Army) ... Named Nokia Sugar Bowl amateur athlete of month in New Orleans area for September.

1996: Tied for fourth on club with 18 receptions for 211 yards and a touchdown ... Had three catches for 32 yards in first collegiate action at Cincinnati ... Caught season-best four passes for 51 yards at Memphis ... Had first collegiate touchdown at Army ... Had two or more catches six times, including each of final three games.

1995: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: H.L. Bourgeois High School, Gibson, La., ... Two-time all-district and all-region selection as a defensive back ... Rushed for 700 yards and eight touchdowns during career ... Passed for 1,453 yards and seven TDs ... Had 46 tackles and two interceptions ... Member of National Honor Society and Who's Who Among American High School Students ... Outstanding basketball player, earning all-district honors and finishing as school's eighth all-time leading scorer with 1,023 points ... Team captain in both football and basketball ... Also a member of relay units in track ... Named to academic all-state team ... Coached by John Lucas.

PERSONAL: JaJuan LaTroy Dawson ... Born Nov. 5, 1977 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Frederick and Susan Dawson ... Majoring in business.

Dawson's Career Receiving Stats

YEAR     G/GS   NO  YDS   AVG  TD  LP/OPPONENT
1996    11/0    18  211  11.7   1  25/
1997     8/8    52  839  16.1  10  79/Syracuse
1998    12/12   68  947  13.9  12  94/SMU
Totals  31/20  138 1997  14.5  23  94/SMU

DATE OPPONENT REC YDS AVG TD 8/30/96 at Cincinnati 3 32 10.7 0 9/14/96 RICE 1 11 11.0 0 9/21/96 at Memphis 4 51 12.8 0 10/5/96 TCU 0 0 0.0 0 10/12/96 LOUISVILLE 1 8 8.0 0 10/19/96 at Army 1 17 17.0 1 10/26/96 SOUTHERN MISS 2 20 10.0 0 11/2/96 HOUSTON 0 0 0.0 0 11/9/96 SYRACUSE 2 23 11.5 0 11/16/96 at Navy 2 18 9.0 0 11/23/96 at LSU 2 31 15.5 0

9/6/97 * CINCINNATI 7 79 11.3 3 9/13/97 * RICE 9 142 15.8 1 9/20/97 * at Syracuse 7 204 29.1 0 10/4/97 * ARMY 4 130 32.5 3 10/11/97* at Louisville 10 92 9.2 1 10/18/97* EAST CAROLINA 6 123 20.5 2 10/25/97* at So. Miss 6 43 7.2 0 11/1/97 * at USL 3 26 8.7 0 11/8/97 MEMPHIS ------ Did Not Play ------ 11/15/97 OLE MISS ------ Did Not Play ------ 11/22/97 at Houston ------ Did Not Play ------

9/5/98 * at Cincinnati 4 29 7.3 1 9/12/98 * at SMU 6 178 29.7 1 9/26/98 * NAVY 7 50 7.1 1 10/3/98 * SOUTHERN MISS 6 75 12.5 0 10/17/98* LOUISVILLE 9 141 15.7 1 10/24/98* at Rutgers 4 41 10.3 0 10/31/98* USL 6 115 19.2 1 11/7/98 * at Memphis 10 127 12.7 2 11/14/98* at Army 8 122 15.3 2 11/21/98* HOUSTON 4 33 8.3 2 11/26/98* LOUISIANA TECH 2 36 18.0 0 12/31/98* BYU (Liberty) 6 83 13.8 0

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