** 2012 Ball State Ray Louthen Senior Participation Award **
2012 (Sr.): Played in eight games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg . . . season high three tackles and first career tackle for loss at Clemson . . . one tackle vs. South Florida.
2011 (Jr.): Made his first career start at Northern Illinois . . . also started the season finale vs. Toledo . . . managed the first forced fumble of his career . . . tallied his first career tackles in Ball State's season opening 27-20 victory over Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. . . . had a career high five tackles at Northern Illinois . . . three tackles at Oklahoma . . . four tackles vs. Toledo.
2010 (So.): Did not see action.
2009 (Fr.): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in football for Coach Ed Terwilliger . . . also earned two letters in basketball and four in track and field . . . Football: Helped the Braves to a 6-4 record as a senior and a 21-9 mark in career . . . helped team to a 4-2 Ohio Capital Conference record as a senior . . . all-conference and all-district as a senior . . . Olentangy’s Most Valuable Player as a senior . . . tallied 20 receptions with nine touchdowns as a senior . . . also managd 52 tackles, four interceptions, five pass breakups and one defensive touchdown as a senior . . . Basketball: Competed for Coach Chris Kelly . . . averaged 5.3 points, 6.7 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game as a senior . . . helping team to a 13-4 record, including an 8-3 conference mark so far in 2007-08 . . . Track: Competed as a sprinter and long jumper . . . all-conference second team as a junior after receiving honorable mention as a sophomore . . . two-time team captain.
PERSONAL: Son of Leon Day and Lynn Dawson . . . born Aug. 7, 1990, in Columbus, Ohio . . . two sisters and one brother . . . full name is Andre Jovan Dawson.
Receptions: 1, at Oklahoma, 10/1/11
Receiving yards: 7, at Oklahoma, 10/1/11 (1 receptions)
Long reception: 7, at Oklahoma, 10/1/11
All-purpose yards: 7, at Oklahoma, 10/1/11
Tackles: 5, at Northern Illinois, 11/15/11 (4-1)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Clemson, 9/8/12 (1-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, at Northern Illinois, 11/15/11
Pass breakups: 1, 4 times