Grant Dawson
Grant  Dawson

RS Senior

Winston-Salem, NC

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225




No. 25 Florida State Surpasses Wake Forest Late, 26-19

The Seminoles scored a touchdown in the final minute of the game to break a tie and earn the victory.


Team White Defeats Team Black, 22-3, in Annual Spring Game

John Wolford threw two touchdown passes to lead the White team


2017 Belk Bowl

Wake Forest played Texas A&M in the 2017 Belk Bowl, held on Dec. 29 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C.


Wake Forest vs. NC State

The Demon Deacons and Wolfpack faced off at BB&T Field on Saturday, Nov. 18.


Florida State @ Wake Forest

Florida State @ Wake Forest


Wake Forest at Appalachian State

Wake Forest at Appalachian State (Sept. 23)


Wake Forest vs. Utah State

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons defeated the Utah State Aggies, 46-10, on Sept. 16, 2017 at BB&T Field.

Grant Dawson Profile

2016 (Redshirt Junior)
Finished ninth on the team with 35 tackles ... Made four starts and played in all 13 games ... Made his first collegiate start at Duke (9/10) in place of the injured Jaboree Williams ... Started vs. Delaware and recorded three tackles and a quarterback hurry ... Picked off his first pass against Indiana (9/24) and returned it six yards ... Season-high five tackles vs. Duke and Army West Point ... On the field for 458 snaps in 2016, the most among returning linebackers ... Season-high 58 snaps against Duke.

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Finished the season with 16 total tackles ... Played a season-high 41 snaps against Indiana ... Key special teams performer on the kickoff return team ... Had a season-high six tackles vs. the Hoosiers ... Member of the kickoff return and punt return squads ... Named the Athletic Department’s Weight Room Junkie by his fellow student-athletes at the Black & Golden Globes.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman)
Made his collegiate debut at ULM and had one assisted tackle on 15 snaps ... Finished the season with 15 tackles including a half-tackle for loss ... Season-high three tackles vs. Syracuse and Clemson ... Had a half-tackle for loss vs. the Orange ... Was on the field for a season-best 42 snaps at Florida State ... Had two special teams tackles on the season ... Recorded at least one tackle in 10 of 12 games.

2013 (True Freshman)
Local product who redshirted the season after joining the team as a walk-on in the preseason.

High School
A 2013 graduate of Reagan High School in Pfafftown, N.C. ... Played for coach Josh McGee his last two seasons at Reagan ... Played for coach Greg King as a sophomore ... Helped the Raiders finish 8-3 as a senior in 2012, a five-game turnaround from the previous two seasons ... Two-time all-league honoree in the Central Piedmont Conference ... Two-time member of the All-Northwest Team ... Named the CPC Defensive Player of the Year and the Forsyth County Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 ... National Honor Society member ... Volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.

Son of Harry and Lisa Dawson ... Born Dec. 29, 1994, in Winston-Salem.

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