Kavon Frazier

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Kavon Frazier
No. 35 – Dallas Cowboys
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1994-08-11) August 11, 1994 (age 24)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school:Grand Rapids Christian
(Grand Rapids, Michigan)
College:Central Michigan
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 212
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Total tackles:62
Sacks:1.0
Forced fumbles:2
Pass deflections:1
Interceptions:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Kavon Frazier (born August 11, 1994) is an American football safety for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Central Michigan University.

Early years[edit]

Frazier attended Grand Rapids Christian High School, where he practiced football, basketball and track. In football, he was a three-year starter. As a junior, he was named to the all-conference team. He was a two-way player as a senior, registering 66 tackles, 858 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns, while receiving Division 3/4 All-state, Detroit Free Press All-Area and All-conference honors.

In basketball, he helped lead the team to a pair of conference titles and a district title as a senior.

College career[edit]

He accepted a football scholarship from Central Michigan University. As a freshman, he appeared in 13 games, collecting 36 tackles, 3 passes defensed, one inteception and one forced fumble. He had 11 tackless and one pass defensed against Navy.

As a sophomore, he appeared in 12 games (9 starts), registering 67 tackles (fourth on the team), 3 interceptions (tied for the team lead) and 5 passes defensed (tied for the team lead). He had 11 tackles (7 solos) against the University of Toledo.

The next year, he appeared in 13 games (3 starts), posting 58 tackles (fourth on the team), 34 solo tackles, 4 passes defensed and one fumble recovery.

He was the regular starter at strong safety as a senior, recording 108 tackles (led the team), 74 solo tackles (led the team), 4.5 tackles for a loss, 4 passes defensed, one interception and one blocked punt. He had 13 tackles against Oklahoma State University. He made 12 tackles against the University of Toledo. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity.

Professional career[edit]

Frazier was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round (212th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] As a rookie, he played mainly on special teams and was declared inactive in 4 games. He tallied 2 defensive tackles and 4 special teams tackles.

In 2017, he tied for the team lead with 10 special teams tackles and began to be used more on the defense.

Prior to 2018 preseason, Frazier was placed on non-football-related injured reserve on July 26 due to him having a potential blood disorder.[2] He was tested negative for haemophilia and other blood clotting disorders on August 3, putting him back on the active roster, but needs to change his diet to avoid future complications.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cowboys fill another defensive hole with safety Kavon Frazier". Retrieved April 30, 2016.
  2. ^ "Dallas Cowboys safety Kavon Frazier is being tested for a potential blood disorder". star-telegram. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Medical advice as Cowboys Kavon Frazier returns to practice: 'Eat more vegetables'". SportsDay. August 2, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.

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