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March 2013 - Signing Day Edition

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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Reon Dawson ��������������� 6-2 ��� 175 ��� Cornerback ��� Madison High School ��� Trotwood, Ohio Personal: Reon Lee Dawson was born on June 29, 1993 ��� His best 40-yard dash was a hand-timed 4.39 at an Alabama camp ��� Has played only two years of varsity football and only three years of organized football ��� Was committed to Illinois before changing his pledge and signing with Michigan ��� Enjoys hanging out with friends, but especially family, in his spare time ��� Teammate and linebacker Mike McCray also signed with U-M. Rankings: Listed as a three-star prospect and the No. 52 player in Ohio by ��� MaxPreps. com���s No. 25 cornerback nationally As a senior, Dawson started at corner��� Ranked as a three-star recruit, back and finished with 34 tackles, one the No. 87 cornerback in the coun- interception, one forced fumble and one try and the No. 58 player in Ohio by fumble recovery for the 12-3 state runners-up in Ohio. ��� Rated as a threephoto courtesy star prospect, the No. 41 safety nationally and the No. 40 player in Ohio by Brady Hoke���s Comments: ���Reon���s a corner, and we wanted some taller, lengthier corners. He���s from Trotwood Madison, which has a rich history in their football program ��� [former Wolverines] Roy Roundtree, Michael Shaw and Brandon Moore are all graduates. I really think Reon���s best football is ahead of him.��� Tom Lemming Of Prep Football Report: ���He was overshadowed by a couple of all-state teammates, but he can play on either side of the ball ��� at wide receiver or cornerback. I think Michigan will start him out at corner, and he has decent height and quick feet.��� Career Totals: Played two complete varsity seasons and sparingly as a sophomore (five games) ��� Compiled 69 tackles, five interceptions, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble. Senior Season: Started at cornerback and finished with 34 tackles, one

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