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David Dawson carries heavy heart

Michigan commit and nation's No. 1 guard looks to honor his father at The Opening

Updated: July 2, 2012, 11:54 AM ET
By Christopher Parish | ESPNHS.com

A few weeks before David Dawson was scheduled to participate in the Columbus Nike Football Training Camp, he and his father, David Sr., were sitting together in a car.

Dawson vividly remembers this moment. He remembers when his dad looked over at him and smiled and told his son how proud he was of him. He remembers the conversation his dad had with him about doing the right thing, doing what he feels is right and staying focused.

Dawson remembers this because it's ...

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