2012 Second-Team All-American (4x100-meter relay)
2012 Mountain West Outdoor Champion (4x100-meter relay)
Earned second-team All-America at the NCAA Championships as member of 4x100-meter relay team ... group finished 11thin time of 39.59 ... member of Mountain West champion 4x100-meter relay team ...finished sixth in 100-meter dash at conference championships in season-best time of 10.82.
Did not compete.
Captured championship accolades in the men's 60 meters at the 2010 MWC Indoor Championships, blazing to a personal-best time of 6.69 seconds ... Also placed second in the 60 meters at the Lobo Challenge during the indoor season ... Came back during the outdoor season to lead off the men's 4x100 that ranked in the top 5 in the NCAA for the majority of the outdoor season ... Helped the quartet finish second overall at the Texas Relays with a seasonal-best time of 39.20 seconds, which at that point ranked in the top 5 in the world ... Placed seventh overall at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships in the men's 100 meters ... Helped the 4x100 capture first-place honors in four meets during the outdoor season, including the MWC Championships.
Dallas Christian School
Dawson was ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the 100 meters coming out of high school ... Clocked a personal-best time of 10.29 seconds in the 100 at the Lancaster Meet of Champions ... Won the Texas Relays 100-meter dash with a time of 10.43 ... Closed out his high school career winning the state title in the 100 meters, 4x100 and long jump ... Has soared 25 feet, 1 inch in the long jump, while clocking a time of 21.04 seconds in the 200 meters ... Named all-district as a senior in football ... Totaled 33 receptions for 484 yards and five touchdowns in 2008 ... Added five interceptions on defense ... Helped lead Dallas Christian to a 14-0 record and state championship in 2008, the Chargers' first state title in 10 years ... Attended Poteet High School in Mesquite before transferring to Dallas Christian.