LB Dawson talks recruitment to ESPN

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Nick Dawson - Linebacker
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Height: 6-3   Weight: 228   Hometown: Charlotte, NC (Phillip Berry Academy HS)   Class: 2012

From David Hooker of ESPN:

Charlotte (N.C.) Phillip O. Berry Academy four-star linebacker Nick Dawson Nick Dawson
6-3, 228
Charlotte, NC

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gets it, but that doesn't mean he likes it. He has offers from programs around the country, but Southern California and Miami didn't offer him a scholarship until January while most schools he's considering issued official invites months before.

"I like both of those schools," the 6-foot-2, 222-pounder said. "If they would have offered me earlier I probably would have opened my eyes more to them. I know it's just a recruiting process. It's business. When they offered me late, it's because they didn't get the linebackers they needed."

The delay makes Dawson feel like leftovers.

"Yeah it does, and I don't like that," he said. "But that's how the game works."

Dawson is currently highly interested in Louisville, Clemson, and Tennessee.

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Dawson racked up 123 tackles, 6 for loss, 6 sacks and an interception returned for 85 yards last year. As a sophomore, he had 125 tackles and 6 interceptions. He is in his 4th year as a starter for his high school team. #21 rated player and 4 star recruit based on the 2012 AthleteVault NC/SC Rankings. Dawson was voted Linebacker MVP at Durham NFTC.

View more information on this prospect: TigerNet's Nick Dawson Recruiting Profile
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