Veteran defensive end Demarcus Lawrence is currently in his ninth season with the Dallas Cowboys. With nine years of playing experience, he has been one of the consistent players behind the team’s defensive line.
Demarcus Lawrence is a product of Boise State University, where he played from 2012 to 2013 after transferring from Butler Community College.
He started all 11 games as a sophomore and was first on the team with 13.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks. On defense, he had 48 tackles, 4 forced fumbles (tied for the team lead), 2 fumble recoveries (one returned for a 25-yard score), 1 interception, and 1 blocked kick.
During the game against Michigan State University, he registered 9 tackles. During the game against San Diego State University, he had 2.5 tackles for loss.
After a successful college career, Lawrence was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft.
Lawrence became the highest-paid defensive end in the NFL on March 4, 2019, when the Cowboys applied the franchise tag on him. Lawrence inked a five-year, $105 million contract with the Cowboys on April 5th, 2019, with $65 million of that amount being guaranteed.
Where Is Demarcus Lawrence From?
Demarcus Lawrence is from Aiken, South Carolina, United States. He grew up in the western part of South Carolina and attended Silver Bluff High School.