Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
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Clinton-Dix in 2014
No. 21     Green Bay Packers
Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-12-21) December 21, 1992 (age 21)
Place of birth: Orlando, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Orlando (FL) Dr. Phillips
College: Alabama
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21
Debuted in 2014 for the Green Bay Packers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2014
Tackles 90
Sacks 1.0
Interceptions 1
Passes Def 6
Stats at NFL.com

Ha'Sean "Ha Ha" Clinton-Dix (born December 21, 1992) is an American football safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Packers in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama. Prior to the 2014 NFL Draft, he was rated as one of the top two safeties, along with Calvin Pryor, by many draft analysts, including Mike Mayock.[1]

High school career[edit]

A native of Orlando, Florida, Clinton-Dix attended Edgewater High School for his freshman and sophomore years, where he played running back and was a teammate of Mike Brewster. Before his junior season, Clinton-Dix transferred to Dr. Phillips High School, where, in addition to football, also lettered in basketball and track, participating in the 4x100m and 4x400m relay. In football, he was an All-American defensive back and kick returner. Named a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, Clinton-Dix was ranked the No. 1 defensive back in his class and sixth-rated player overall.[2] During his senior football season, Clinton-Dix, teamed with All-American running back Dee Hart, led Dr. Phillips to a 14–1 season. The Panthers lost to future-NFL running back Devonta Freeman and Miami Central in the Florida 6A State Championship Game, ending the season ranked #21 nationally by Rivals.com.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
Safety
Orlando, FL Dr. Phillips High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 4.50 Apr 17, 2010 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN:4/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 1 (S)   Rivals: 1 (S)  247Sports: 2 (S)  ESPN: 2 (S)
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

College career[edit]

Clinton-Dix was one of seven true freshmen that had playing time in 2011 at Alabama. In 2012, he led the team with five interceptions and made seven tackles against Notre Dame in the championship game, one tackle less than C. J. Mosley.

On October 3, 2013, Alabama announced that Clinton-Dix had been suspended indefinitely for unspecified team rules violations.[3] He was reinstated after a 2-game suspension.[4]

On December 2, 2013, Clinton-Dix underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. He finished his junior year with 51 tackles and 2 interceptions. As a junior in 2013, Clinton-Dix was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection.[5] After the season, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[6]

Statistics[edit]

Year School GP–GS Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blocked
Solo Ast Total Loss–Yards No–Yards Int–Yards BU PD QBH Rcv–Yards FF Kick
2011 Alabama 13–0 5 6 11 0.0–0 0.0-0 0–0 2 2 0 0–0 0 0
2012 Alabama 14–10 23 14 37 0.5–1 0.0-0 5–91 4 9 0 0–0 0 0
2013 Alabama 11–11 30 21 51 3.5-7 0.0-0 2-24 4 0 0–0 0 0

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 208 lb 32 38 in 9 in 4.58 s 1.60 s 2.68 s 4.16 s 7.16 s 33 in 9 ft 11 in 11 reps
All values from NFL Combine[7][8]

Green Bay Packers[edit]

Clinton-Dix was selected by the Green Bay Packers as the 21st pick of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.[9] On May 29, 2014, he signed a four-year contract roughly worth $8.339 million with a $4.384 million signing bonus.[10] His being selected by the Packers also reunited Clinton-Dix with his former Alabama teammate, running back Eddie Lacy. In Week 3 against the Detroit Lions, Clinton-Dix got his first NFL career interception.

Personal life[edit]

As a child, Ha'Sean's grandmother nicknamed him "Ha Ha." According to Clinton-Dix, not only do his coaches love the name, but he loves it as well.[11]

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