2006: All-Patriot League Second-Team selection...started all 11 games in which he appeared...missed season opener at Sacred Heart...broke up six passes, including two against Lehigh...had four tackles vs. the Mountain Hawks...made career-high seven tackles in NCAA Playoff game at Massachusetts, including a forced fumble on a kick return...made several plays behind the line of scrimmage, finishing with 5.0 tackles for a loss...recorded five tackles and made a play for a four-yard loss at Fordham...also had five stops a seven-yard TFL at Princeton...made four tackles, including a negative yardage play, against both Yale and Holy Cross.
2005: Played in all 12 games, primarily as a gunner on special teams...also appeared at cornerback...made four tackles and broke up a pair of passes against Colgate...recovered a fumble on a kick return in I-AA Playoff game at Appalachian State...had four solo stops in win over Richmond...credited with three tackles against Fordham and Columbia.
2004: Named scout team defensive co-MVP...participated in nine games on special teams and in the secondary to earn his first varsity letter.
AT NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL: Captain of the football and track teams...part of state-qualifying 4x100-meter and 4x200-meter relay teams...ran on state champion 4x800-meter relay team...Honor Roll student.
PERSONAL: Majoring in Engineering...son of Aaron Lawson and Victoria Essel...born 11/18/85.
DEFENSIVE Year G/GS UT-AT Total TFL Sacks Int. Break-ups Fumbles Rcv./Fcd. 2004 9/0 3-1 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0/0 2005 12/0 18-3 21 0-0 0-0 0 2 1/0 2006 11/11 22-15 37 5.0-20 0-0 0 6 0/1 Totals 32/11 43-19 62 5.0-20 0-0 0 8 1/1
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