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Derrick Dixon
Derrick  Dixon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lancaster, Pa.

Last College:
Lackawanna College

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

11/25/2017

Southern Miss Postgame Notes

09/14/2016

Football Practice Report: September 14

The Golden Eagles play host to Troy this Saturday in a 6 p.m., kickoff.

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Appeared in five games for his first Southern Miss season...made five total tackles (four solo) in home opener versus Savannah State...Included in that game was a game-best 2.5 TFL...Also assisted on a pair of stops at UTEP.

2015 (Junior): Did not play; redshirted.

2014 (Sophomore, Lackawanna College): Played in 10 games, recording 46 tackles on the year (24 solo, 22 assisted) ... Registered 16 tackles for loss for 92 yards, including 7.5 sacks for 59 yards ... Forced a fumble, while recording a pass breakup.

2013 (Freshman, Lackawanna College): Played defensive end at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa. ... Played in seven games as a rookie, making 13 tackles (seven solo, six assisted) ... Combined for a tackle for loss and forced a fumble.

High School: Played at J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster, Pa. ... Named Honorable Mention as a senior ... Also played basketball and baseball.

Personal: Full name is Derrick Lyndell Dixon ... Son of Sonia Rodriguez and Derrick Dixon Sr. ... Has a younger brother, Dajian ... Born on Jan. 14, 1995 in Lancaster, Pa. ... Majoring in business management.

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