In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, recently completed Yulman Stadium is viewed in New Orleans, La. The stadium will bring back NCAA college football to Tulane's campus for the first time since 1974 on Saturday with a game against Georgia Tech. (
Brett Marrtel
July 13, 2015

WYLIE, Texas (AP) Authorities are searching for a former Houston Texans receiver who fell out of a rented boat during a family outing at a Dallas-area lake.

The Collin County Sheriff's Office says 37-year-old JaJuan Dawson wasn't wearing a lifejacket Sunday night when he fell into Lavon Lake, near Wylie.

Sheriff's Lt. Chris Havey says it's unclear why Dawson fell overboard, but alcohol isn't considered a factor. Havey says murky waters are hindering the search.

Dawson was a 6-foot-1, 197-pound receiver from Houston's Bourgeois High School by way of Tulane who went on to a three-year NFL career. He spent the 2000 and 2001 seasons with Cleveland and 2002 with Houston. He had 52 catches for 664 yards and two touchdowns in his pro career.

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