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73 Days to Michigan Football

The 2014 Michigan football season is nearly here.

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RS Freshman David Dawson, OL

Number: 55

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan (Cass Technical High)

Height/Weight: 6'4 / 295 lbs.

Three Things to Know About David

1. Fred Jackson hyperbole time: Dawson has the height of wide receiver combined with the size and mobility of a Taylor Lewan (note: my hyperboles need work). Michigan keeps locking down recruits from Detroit Cass Technical, which is important for keeping in-state talent away from East Lansing.

2. Dawson nearly bailed on his Michigan offer, but came around. It shows true character to reassert one's commitment to his or her future. Dawson was re-offered by Michigan after considering hearing out other schools despite verbally committing to UM.

3. He keeps up with current television trends: