Brandon Dixon

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Brandon Dixon
No. 39     Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-26) April 26, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Pompano Beach, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 203 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Coconut Creek (FL)
College: Northwest Missouri State
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Debuted in 2014 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 2, 2014
Tackles 0
Interceptions 0
Sacks 0
Forced Fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Dixon (born April 26, 1990) is an American football cornerback who is currently playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Dixon was selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwest Missouri State.

College career[edit]

Northwest Missouri State[edit]

In 2012, He was selected to the Daktronics and D2Football.com second-team All-America team and was selected to the All-America third-team by The Associated Press.[1]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

On May 10, 2014, Dixon was drafted by the New York Jets in the Sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.[2] Dixon was released on August 30, 2014.[3]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

On September 1, 2014, Dixon signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to join their practice squad.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Dixon is the cousin of former cornerback Benny Sapp who played in the National Football League.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northwest Missouri State Profile". nwmissouri.edu. 
  2. ^ "NFL Draft 2014: Jets pick Division II cornerback Brandon Dixon in sixth round". nj.com. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ Lange, Randy (August 30, 2014). "Jets Make Final Cuts to Get to 53". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 30, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bucs add Jets rookie CB Dixon to the practice squad". tampabay.com. Retrieved August 31, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Former Bearcat takes talents to Big Apple". nwmissourinews.com. Retrieved August 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Setbacks behind them, Dixons new weapons for Bearcats". newspressnow.com. Retrieved September 21, 2012. 

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