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Former Tulane, NFL receiver missing after fall from boat

(NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune file, Chuck Cook) (NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune file, Chuck Cook)
COLLIN COUNTY, TX (WVUE) -

A former Tulane football player who briefly played for the Cleveland Browns is missing after a fall from a boat near Dallas.

Jajuan Dawson, 37, went missing on Sunday evening, according to the Colin County Sheriff’s Office. He went missing on Lake Lavon, which is located northeast of Dallas.

Officers say that six people were on the boat, including three children, when Dawson fell overboard. Deputies say he was not wearing a life jacket.

The search for Dawson was suspended Sunday night and resumed at dawn Monday morning. There has been no reported sign of the missing man.

Dawson graduated from Bourgeois High School in Gibson, LA before playing for the Green Wave from 1995-1998. He was drafted in the third round of the 2000 NFL Draft with the 79th overall pick.

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