Shaq Lawson

Why be excited:At Daniel High, Lawson had a wrecking crew of a career. Now with a season of prep school football under his belt, the former Independent Mail Area Player of the Year has grown into a college-ready defensive end. Lawson is quick off the ball and big and powerful enough to take on blocks from offensive tackles and tight ends. As a January enrollee, he'll benefit from going through off-season workouts and spring practice.

You may not know: Lawson - who is rated as the No. 1 prep school player in the nation by Rivals - starred in basketball at Daniel High, and as a senior was ranked as the No. 10 hoops prospect in South Carolina by ESPN.

How he fits into the depth chart: Lawson should step immediately into the top-five mix at defensive end.


Position:DE (Early enrollee)
High School: Hargrave (Va.)
Height: 6-4
Weight: 270
Coach: Ben Paris
Recruited By: Danny Pearman
Other Offers: Prep school signee.

Position Rating: Rivals: No. 1 prep school; Scout - N/A (Prep school).

Star Rating

Scout Rivals


Senior - 99 tackles and 23 TFL. Junior - 100 tackles and 23 TFL.

Combine Stats

Bench: 315 lbs.

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