JaJuan Dawson : Body of Ex-NFL Player Found at “Lake Lavon”

JaJuan Dawson : Body of Ex-NFL Player Found at Lake Lavon

A body believed to be former NFL player JaJuan Dawson was recovered from Lavon Lake in Collin County, Texas on Monday evening.

JaJuan Dawson, 37, went missing Sunday about 6:30 p.m. when he went overboard while riding on a boat. Dawson’s body was found about 11:30 p.m. Monday about 400 yards away from where he went into the water, according to authorities.

Dawson played for the Houston Texans and Cleveland Browns during his three-year NFL career. He played in college at Tulane University.

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office, the Wylie Fire Department, Branch Fire Department and Texas Parks and Wildlife were involved in the search for Dawson.

Dawson was not wearing a life jacket and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

Five other people were on board the boat. No other injuries were reported.