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Brian Dozier
Brian  Dozier


Fulton, Miss.

High School:
Itawamba AHS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185




2008 (Junior)

  • Named second team All-C-USA
  • Started all 64 games at shortstop, only missing two innings all season
  • Entering 2009 he has started 96 consecutive games
  • Led the team is at-bats (269), hits (92), total bases (128), RBI (tied with 46) and doubles (17)
  • Recorded 190 assist on the season which was second in C-USA
  • His 92 hits was second in C-USA and 51st in the NCAA
  • Hit safely in 52 games including 24 multiple hit games and a 17 game hit-streak from Apr. 22-May 17 in which he collected 30 hits
  • Reached base in 57 of 64 games
  • Hit five home runs on the season including two in one game at South Ala. on May 13
  • Collected 46 RBI on the season including 12 multi-RBI games (Two games with four RBI and three games with three RBI)
  • Only struck out 17 times in 306 total plate appearances, an average of one per every 15.8 at bats which was top in C-USA and 40th in the NCAA
  • His 269 at bats is the second highest total for a season in school history
  • Tallied 68 singles which was the eighth best for a season in school history
  • Also pitched one-third of an inning in relief at UAB on May 16
  • Enters 2009 with 253 career hits, which is 10th all-time at USM

2007 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the NCAA All-Oxford Regional Team
  • Started 61 games at shortstop
  • Led the team with 282 at bats
  • His .339 batting average was second on the team
  • Hit safely in 49 games including a 13 game hit streak
  • Reached base safely in 57 of 61 games
  • Had 112 total bases which was second on the team

2006 (Freshman)

  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All- American
  • C-USA All- Freshman Team
  • Named to the NCAA All-Tuscaloosa Regional Team
  • Played in 62 games, starting 61
  • Hit .368 which was second on the team and fourth in C-USA
  • Had eight doubles, four triples, three home runs and 39 RBI
  • Collected a team high 206 assist
  • Had an on base percentage of .442 and 102 total bases for a .488 slugging percentage

At Itawamba Agricultural High School

  • Four year starter for coach Brian Long
  • Two-time all-state selection and four time all-area and all-division selection
  • Named the "Player of the Year" in north Mississippi
  • Selected to the Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen
  • Hit .518 with 17 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 36 RBI in 2005
  • Hit .504 with a .659 on base percentage as a junior in 2004
  • Also earned three varsity letters in football, two letters in golf and one letter in basketball
  • Nominated for the Wendy's Heisman Award and the Lott Leadership Award


  • Son of Mike and Jan Dozier
  • Majoring in accounting
  • Enjoys weight lifting and spending time with friends in his spare time
  • Born on May 15, 1987

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