Houston Texans OLB SHAQ LAWSON

WHO IS SHAQ LAWSON

The Person

Shaq has a passion and drive that go beyond the football field. He told himself as soon as he was in a position to give back, he would. From donating a scoreboard to his home team to delivering Christmas presents to those in need, he is always there to lend a hand.

With a drive and passion for always doing more and being more, Shaq has recently launched his new apparel line Alley Kat. He is currently working other business ventures that will be announced soon.

 

The Athlete

At an early age Shaq joined the Central Tigers Football program. From there, he went to go play at Clemson University. In 2016 he was the #1 draft by the Buffalo Bills, where he would spend his first four years in the NFL. After signing in free agency, Shaq played for the Miami Dolphins in the 2020 season.

 

Shaq was recently traded to the Houston Texans for the 2021 NFL season.

Shaq was born on June 17, 1994 in Central, South Carolina. He attended D.W. Daniel High School where he played both basketball and football. Lawson decided to attend Clemson University near his hometown to be near his family.

GETTING TO KNOW SHAQ

COLLEGE

Shaq went to Clemson University in his home town. In his first year at Clemson in 2013, Shaq played in all 13 games for a total of 35 tackles and 4 sacks.

NFL

In 2016 the Buffalo Bills selected Shaq in the first round of the draft. In the 2019-2020 season, Shaq had his best NFL career season with 6.5 sacks. Shaq was recently traded to the Houston Texans, where he will be playing for the 2021 NFL season.

PROUDEST ACHIEVEMENT

Receiving a scholarship to Clemson University and being able to attend college.

NICK NAMES

Sack Lawson is an obvious go to for this defensive end.

FAVORITE SPORTS

Outside of Football, Shaq’s next favorite sport is Basketball. If he had a player he’d love to play along side, it would be LeBron James.

HOBBIES

When Shaq is not on the field and training, you’ll find him playing video games, fishing, being outdoors and traveling.