The soccer world is mourning the lack of a star.
Dawkins’ reason behind dying was resulting from cardiac arrest, in keeping with a Cal Athletics news release.
The broad receiver started his skilled profession in 1993 when he was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts within the first spherical of the NFL draft. Two years later, he helped take the workforce to the AFC Championship sport, the place the Colts finally misplaced to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
After leaving the Colts in 1997, Dawkins had stints on the New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars and Minnesota Vikings earlier than retiring from soccer in 2002. He subsequently moved to Sacramento, Calif. and began a profession in actual property, in keeping with Cal Athletics.
By 2005, Dawkins was inducted into the Berkeley corridor of fame for his contributions to the College’s soccer program. Within the wake of his dying, his former faculty teammates shared their reminiscences of the late Cal star, together with Dave Barr, who informed Sports Illustrated that “his expertise was plain.”