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#11 AJ Lawson

Height 6-0
Weight 178 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Decatur, Ill.
High School MacArthur

High School Honors — First-team all-conference as a junior and senior . . . first-team all-county as a junior . . . Career — Four-year football letterman as defensive back and wide receiver . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs three straight seasons, posting three-year mark of 20-12 . . . team captain as a senior…had 39 receptions for 681 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior, with 25 tackles, two interceptions, and one touchdown on defense . . . had 45 receptions for 843 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior, with 33 tackles, five interceptions, and two touchdowns on defense . . . had 16 tackles and two interceptions as a sophomore . . . earned two letters in basketball and track…placed in state track meet in high jump, while also competing in long jump and sprints.

Personal — Born 4/12/02 in Atlanta, Georgia . . . open major . . . parents are Leshaun Anderson and Alphonzo Lawson, Sr. . . . high school coach was Derek Spates.