Written by Justin Melo on March 20, 2017
Despite starting 40 games for Temple as a left tackle, most draft analysts see Dion Dawkins as a guard at the next level. I decided to ask him which position he sees himself playing in the NFL, including if he’s comfortable playing a position he’s never played before, the differences in his technique depending on the pass rush situation, and more. Enjoy.
Thanks for taking the time to speak with us Dion. You started 40 games at LT for Temple. However, it seems that a lot of draft “experts” are of the opinion that you’re a better fit at guard. What position do you see yourself at in the NFL?
Dawkins: It doesn’t matter to me personally. At the end of the day, I’m a football player. I have to know how to play both tackle and guard, and I’ll eventually have to learn how to play (read more…)