Al Dixon

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Al Dixon
No. 84
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1954-04-05) April 5, 1954 (age 60)
Place of birth: Drew, Mississippi
Career information
College: Iowa State
NFL Draft: 1977 / Round: 7 / Pick: 178
Debuted in 1977
Last played in 1984
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 84
Receiving yards 1248
Touchdowns 8
Stats at NFL.com

Albert D. Dixon (born April 5, 1954 in Drew, Mississippi) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League for the New York Giants, the Kansas City Chiefs, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the San Francisco 49ers.[1] He played college football at Iowa State University and was drafted by the Giants in the seventh round (178th pick overall) of the 1977 NFL Draft.[2]

Dixon was a member of the 49ers during their 1984 championship season, appearing in two games against the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals,[3] although he is not listed among the players who actually took the field for the team's victory in Super Bowl XXIX.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL.com. "Al Dixon: Career Stats". Retrieved on May 10, 2013.
  2. ^ CBSSports.com. "NFL Draft History". Retrieved on May 10, 2013.
  3. ^ NFL.com. "Al Dixon: Game Logs". Retrieved on May 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Neft, David S. & Cohen, Richard M. The Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of Professional NFL Football from 1892 to the Present. St. Martin's Press, 1991, p. 805. ISBN 0-312-05089-5.