Dexter Lawrence II plays nose tackle in American football for the National Football League’s New York Giants (NFL).
At Clemson, he played collegiate football. He finished playing football in high school in 2015 at Wake Forest High School in Wake Forest.
In the incoming Class of 2016 for college football, he was regarded as the No. 2 recruit.
At Wake Forest High School, Lawrence played sports his entire high school career.
He recorded 28.0 sacks, 204 tackles, 6 forced fumbles, 1 interception, and other stats throughout his time in high school.
The greatest possibility to ever emerge from North Carolina was regarded as Lawrence.
The Clemson Tigers, Florida Gators, Florida State Seminoles, Alabama Crimson Tide, and NC State Wolfpack were among the schools he was considering. He ultimately chose to enroll at Clemson.
Lawrence, a defensive tackle for the Tigers, appeared in 12 games in 2016. Lawrence set a Clemson record with 5 sacks during his freshman season, surpassing the previous mark of 4 set by William Perry, Ricky Sapp, and Shaq Lawson.
He finished the regular season with 55 tackles and 5 sacks. Lawrence was a member of the Clemson team that defeated Alabama by a score of 35-31 in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship.
Lawrence was later named the 2016 ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year. After testing positive for the illegal substance ostarine, Dexter was disqualified from the 2019 College Football Playoff.
After the season, Lawrence made the decision to forego his senior year and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
The New York Giants selected Lawrence with the 17th overall choice in the 2019 NFL Draft. The pick was initially given to the Giants in exchange for Odell Beckham Jr. going to the Cleveland Browns.
Where Did Dexter Lawrence Attend College?
College: Clemson (2016–2018).
Where Did Dexter Lawrence Attend High School?
High school: Wake Forest (NC).