NBC: Dawkins “ecstatic about the next phase” in retirement


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Pos: S   Height: 6-0   Weight: 200   Hometown: Jacksonville, FL (Raines HS HS)  
Years Played: 1992 - 1995

From NBC Sports:

“It’s something to be able to give back to different organizations, especially with kids,” Dawkins said. “I’m at peace with my decision. I’m very ecstatic about the next phase of this thing, doing some of the things that have been in my heart for maybe the last three-to-four years. This is what I’ve been doing, charitable things with different organizations, dabbling in a little coaching, a little broadcast work, if that comes to fruition, so I’m excited about that.”

Dawkins’ coaching will be at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, where Brian DawkinsBrian Dawkins
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Jr. is a sophomore, and the father is excited about being able to coach his son. (Father was also quick to say that son will have to earn his playing time, just like he would if he weren’t the coach’s kid.) After a long and honorable career Dawkins would be justified if he just wanted to put his feet up in retirement, but that’s not the kind of guy Brian Dawkins is.

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