In the football world, Shaquille Lawson, a defensive end with the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League, is also known as Shaq Lawson. On June 17, 1994, in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, he was born to parents Lawrence Lawson and Rolitha Oglesby. He was a student at Central, South Carolina’s D. W. Daniel High School.
As a senior, he recorded 99 tackles and nine sacks. As a junior, he recorded 100 tackles and 13 sacks. On Rivals.com, he was given a talent rating of four stars. After graduating from high school, Lawson spent a year at Hargrave Military Academy before enrolling at Clemson University, where he played NCAA football for the Clemson Tigers.
Coming out of college, the Buffalo Bills selected him with the 19th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He had a shoulder injury during off-season workouts, underwent surgery in May 2016, and was sidelined for four to six months. In June 2016, the Buffalo Bills offered him a four-year, $10.27 million deal that came with a $5.67 million signing bonus and a $9.82 million guarantee.
Lawson and the Miami Dolphins reached an agreement on a three-year, $30 million contract in March 2020. Lawson was traded to the Houston Texans in March 2021. In August 2021, the New York Jets acquired him from the Texans. Lawson and the Buffalo Bills agreed to a one-season deal in March 2022.
How Old Is Shaq Lawson?
Shaq Lawson is currently 28 years old. He was born on June 17, 1994.