Athletic line recruit who looks to challenge for the opening at left tackle this spring... Member of 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Saw first playing time on special teams.
Redshirted in his first year with the Owls.
Prestonwood Christian Academy
Second-team TAPPS Division 1 All State and first team all district selection for coach Chris Cunningham at Prestonwood Christian Academy... Led the Lions to the state semifinals as a senior after winning the title in his junior year... Served as team captain for the Blue team in the Tom Hillary DFW Classic in December... Multi-sport athlete in high school, swimming the 50-meter freestyle for the state champs and playing water polo on the state championship team... Played on Prestonwood's state championship basketball team and threw the shot and discus in track... Member of the National Honor Society... Participated in Future Problem Solvers... Served as the J&J Teen Liaison to Legislative Session "On The Hill" Summit in Washington, D.C. ... Served as a clerk for a pair of Dallas County Criminal Court judges.
Full Name: William Brandon Monroe Dawkins... Born: Oct. 3, 1993 at Chicago, Ill. ... Parents: Bill and Brenda Dawkins (one brother, two sisters)... One uncle, Bert Adams, originally signed to play football at Rice before he was drafted by the California Angels, then returned to play for the Owls after three minor league seasons... A second uncle, Charlie Adams, played football at SMU, and a cousin, Shannon Boatman, played football at Florida State... Rice major: Kinesiolgy with a Business minor... Rice College: Hanszen.