Sean Dixon - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#4 Sean Dixon Season 2004-05


Class Freshman
Height 6'0"
Weight 190
Hometown Tampa, FL
High School Chamberlain

Played in eight games, missing the season opener and final two outings… Earned starts at cornerback against Arkansas, Ole Miss and Florida… Also played on special team coverage units… Ended season with eight solo tackles and 11 total tackles… Season high in tackles (5) came in narrow loss at Florida… Posted three tackles and pair of defensed passes during win at Arkansas.

Played in every game, seeing action as top reserve cornerback and special teams contributor… Earned first collegiate start in win over Eastern Kentucky… Concluded season with 10 solo tackles and 16 total tackles… Had five solo tackles and seven total tackles versus EKU… Also posted four tackles at Georgia.

Played in every game during freshman campaign… Duties include coverage and block units on special teams and reserve cornerback role… Credited with four total tackles, including three unassisted stops.

High School
Three-year starter for Tampa school that went 10-2 in 2002… Had six interceptions during senior season… Named All-Hillsborough Conference, All-Suncoast and All-Hillsborough County by Tampa Tribune… As junior, recorded six interceptions… Played safety as sophomore, then moved to cornerback for junior and senior seasons… Blocked five field goals and four punts during career… Has 4.4 speed… Participated in track & field,with personal bests including 49.6 400 meters and 22[apos]6′ long jump.

Dixon is undecided on a major.

Sean Tremaine Dixon… Son of Terri and Levi Dixon… Born and raised in Tampa… One of six children… An older brother, Carlos, played receiver at Troy State University… Mom is Head Start instructor for elementary school; dad works for City of Tampa… One of three Division I signees from high school… Enjoys writing poems and musical lyrics… Serves as junior deacon at local Missionary Baptist church… Member of National Honor Society.