TEXAS - Former Cleveland Brown WR JaJuan Dawson was found dead Monday evening in Lavon Lake, which is Northwest of Dallas, Texas.
The 37 year old Dawson was renting a boat on the lake along with three children and two other adults Sunday when he fell overboard. After a call to 911 authorities searched for Dawson until nearly midnight when they retired and resumed the next morning.
Dawson was not wearing a life preserver and his family was unsure whether or not he knew how to swim. Monday evening, using sonar, his body was found. Authorities say that alcohol was not believed to be involved.
Dawson was a third round pick by the Browns in 2000 out of Tulane University. He played for two seasons before returning to his hometown of Houston to play for the Texans in 2002. He finished his career with 52 catches, 664 yards and two touchdowns.