PRO: The Titans originally signed running back Dalyn Dawkins as a rookie free agent following the 2018 NFL Draft. The 5-foot-7-inch, 183-pounder spent majority of his rookie season on the practice squad with two stints on the active roster from Weeks 3-5 and Weeks 11-13. In three campaigns at Colorado State, Dawkins rushed 557 times for 3,185 yards and 14 touchdowns and added 70 receptions for 650 yards and three touchdowns.
• Dawkins’ uncle, Brian Dawkins, is a Pro Football Hall of Fame safety and nine-time NFL Pro Bowl selection.
• The Louisville, Ky., native was signed by the Titans as an undrafted free agent on May 11, 2018.
• Waived by the Titans by Sept. 1, 2018 and signed to the team’s practice squad a day later.
• Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the practice squad on Sept. 18, 2018.
• Waived by the Titans by Oct. 8, 2018 and signed to the team’s practice squad two days later.
• Signed by the Titans to their active roster from the practice squad on Nov. 13, 2018.
• Waived by the Titans by Dec. 3, 2018 and signed to the team’s practice squad two days later.
• Played his first season at Purdue before transferring to Colorado State. Appeared in 37 games with 33 starts over three seasons for the Rams. Carried the ball 557 times for 3,185 yards and 14 touchdowns and added 70 receptions for 650 yards and three touchdowns. Returned eight kicks for 185 yards while totaling 4,020 career all-purpose yards.
• As a senior (2017), started all 13 games and rushed for 1,399 yards and eight touchdowns on 226 carries. Hauled in 26 catches for 310 yards and one touchdown. His 1,399 rushing yards were fifth-most in a single season in Colorado State history and also ranked 19th in the country.
• As a junior (2016), played in 12 games with 11 starts and carried the ball 161 times for 919 yards and four touchdowns. Added 20 receptions for 157 yards and one touchdown. Returned seven kickoffs for 169 yards and a 24.1-yard average. Posted five 110-yard rushing games on the season.
• As a redshirt sophomore (2015), appeared in 12 games with nine starts at running back and rushed for 867 yards and two touchdowns on 170 carries. Caught 24 passes for 178 yards and a score. Recorded four 100-yard rushing games.
• As a sophomore (2014), redshirted after transferring to Colorado State.
• As a true freshman (2013), played in all 12 games at Purdue and carried the ball 32 times for 115 yards and caught nine passes for 84 yards.
• Graduated from Colorado State with a degree in criminal justice in 2017.
• Attended Trinity (Ky.) High School where he rushed for 1,479 yards and 18 touchdowns and caught 38 receptions for 367 yards and five touchdowns as a senior.
• Rated as a four-star recruit by Scout and earned three stars from Rivals. Earned 2012 Louisville Courier-Journal second-team All-Kentucky honors as a senior.
• Son of Ralph and Michelle Dawkins and has two brothers, Ryan and Kaiden.
• Follow Dawkins on Twitter at @DDawk1.
• Follow Dawkins on Instagram at @totedatrockuno.
• Born Dalyn Daeel Dawkins on Dec. 26, 1994 in Louisville, Ky.
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