21 Facts About Shaq Lawson


Shaquille Lawson was born on June 17,1994 and is an American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League.

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Shaq Lawson played college football at Clemson, and was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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Shaq Lawson was released by the Jets prior to their season finale and returned to the Bills the following offseason.

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Shaq Lawson had 99 tackles and nine sacks as a senior and 100 tackles and 13 sacks as a junior.

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Shaq Lawson again played in all 13 games as a sophomore in 2014 and made one start.

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On May 17,2016, Shaq Lawson underwent shoulder surgery after tweaking it during offseason drills and was ruled out 4 to 6 months.

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Shaq Lawson was activated to the active roster on October 21,2016.

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Shaq Lawson recorded his first NFL sack against the New England Patriots in Week 8.

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In 2017, Shaq Lawson started 10 out of 11 games played, recording 33 tackles and four sacks.

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Shaq Lawson suffered an ankle injury in Week 13 and was placed on injured reserve on December 5,2017.

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Shaq Lawson started the 2018 season as the backup to free-agent signing Trent Murphy, but still retained significant playing time as the Bills rotated their defensive personnel throughout games.

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Shaq Lawson recorded seven tackles in a Week 9 loss to the Chicago Bears.

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Shaq Lawson later stated he was defending himself and his teammates and that Fournette initiated the fight.

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Shaq Lawson finished the 2018 season with much-improved stats, recording 30 combined tackles, four sacks, two fumbles forced, and six passes defended on the year.

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Shaq Lawson was named by Pro Football Focus to their team of the week after a strong performance against the Detroit Lions in week 15.

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On March 21,2020, Shaq Lawson signed a three-year, $30 million contract with the Miami Dolphins.

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Shaq Lawson was released on January 8,2022, right before the season finale.

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Shaq Lawson finished the season with 23 tackles and one sack through 14 games and seven starts.

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Shaq Lawson had publicly spoken about wanting to return to Buffalo since his release from the Jets.

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Shaq Lawson's father was killed in a car accident during his junior year of high school.

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Shaq Lawson then chose to attend Clemson University to remain close to his family.

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