David Dixon (American football)

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David Dixon
No. 71
Position: Guard
Personal information
Born: (1969-01-05) January 5, 1969 (age 49)
Papakura, New Zealand
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 343 lb (156 kg)
Career information
High school: Pukekohe (NZ)
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 9 / Pick: 232
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 152
Games started: 134
Seasons: 13
Player stats at NFL.com

David Tukatahi Dixon (born January 5, 1969) is a former American football guard who played eleven professional seasons in the National Football League and was the second Maori to play in professional football after Riki Ellison. He also earned a ring as part of the practice squad for the Dallas Cowboys, although never receiving the ring. Dixon attended Arizona State University after transferring from Ricks College in Idaho. He first played American football in college after being an active rugby player. [1] He represented New Zealand in rugby at High School level in 1985. [2]. His number on the Vikings was 71.

Dixon's daughter TeTori plays for the United States women's national volleyball team.[3]


  1. ^ http://www.scout.com/player/20529-david-dixon/analysis
  2. ^ http://maorisportsawards.co.nz/profiles/david-dixon/
  3. ^ Askeland, Kevin (October 4, 2009). "Minnesota: Blocking skills for Burnsville volleyball's Tori Dixon are in the genes". MaxPreps.com. Retrieved January 19, 2015.

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