Shaq Lawson is a professional American Football player from the United States of America. He plays in the National Football League. As of March 2023, he is a free agent. He used to play for the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, Houston Texans, and the New York Jets.

Player Profile, High School, and College Career

Shaquille Lawson was born on June 17, 1994, in Central, South Carolina in the United States. He stands 191 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 120 kg. He is named after basketball player Shaquille O’Neal.

He attended the DW Daniel High School in his hometown of Central, South Carolina. Later, he committed to play collegiate football for Clemson University. He was with Clemson from 2013 to 2015. While there, he was named a Consensus All-American.

Position Defensive End
Height / weight 1.91 m / 120 kg
Born 17 Jun 1994
Nationality United States United States
Team History
3 buffalo bills Buffalo Bills 2022
180 houston texans Houston Texans 2021
175 new york jets New York Jets 2021
174 miami dolphins Miami Dolphins 2020
3 buffalo bills Buffalo Bills 2016 - 2019

Professional Career

Lawson turned pro in 2016 and he was the 19th overall pick of that year’s NFL Draft. The Buffalo Bills signed him. In May 2016, he underwent shoulder surgery, which saw him out of commission for a time. They signed him to a four-year deal in June 2016.

He played with the team through 2019. In March 2020, he signed a three-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. In March 2021, they traded him to the Houston Texans.

In March 2022, he signed with the Bills again. He said that coming back to the Bills had helped him with his mental health.

Career Highlights:

  • 2015 - Consensus All-American

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