Player Bio

Ahmad Dixon
DB #36
Height:
6-0
Weight:
205
College:
Baylor
Hometown:
Waco, TX
Experience:
0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIN 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 5 3 2 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 7th round (248th) of the 2014 NFL Draft… While with Baylor, was named an All-American safety and three-year starter, making 288 career tackles, 12 PBUs and 4 INTs while starting 38 (26 at hybrid linebacker/defensive back, 12 at safety) of 50 career games played… As a senior, Started 12-of-13 games at safety earning first-team All-American honors by Sporting News and AFCA, second-team by AP, CBSSports.com and Lindy's, third-team by Phil Steele and honorable mention by SI.com…

Selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 7th round (248th) of the 2014 NFL Draft… While with Baylor, was named an All-American safety and three-year starter, making 288 career tackles, 12 PBUs and 4 INTs while starting 38 (26 at hybrid linebacker/defensive back, 12 at safety) of 50 career games played… As a senior, Started 12-of-13 games at safety earning first-team All-American honors by Sporting News and AFCA, second-team by AP, CBSSports.com and Lindy's, third-team by Phil Steele and honorable mention by SI.com… Was also a consensus first-team All-Big 12 selection after totaling 81 tackles (second on the squad), 2 TFLs, 6 PBUs, 1 INT, 1 FF, 1 FR and 1 blocked kick… Moved back to his original position of safety in the spring after playing two seasons (2011 and 2012) as a hybrid linebacker/defensive back… During his junior campaign, started at nickelback/"Bear" in all 13 games as a and earned All-Big 12 honorable mention by league's coaches and Associated Press… Ranked seventh in the Big 12 with 7.8 tackles-per-game… Totaled a career-best 102 tackles (66 solo, 5.5 for loss) on the season, third on the team… Also had 2 INTs, 1 sack, 3 PBUs and 2 quarterback hurries… Started at nickelback in all 13 games as a sophomore and earned honorable-mention All-Big 12 honors from league coaches… Ranked fourth on team with 89 total tackles (56 solo), while adding 5.5 tackles-for-loss, 3 PBUs, 2 quarterback hurries, 3 FRs - tied for second in Big 12 - and 1 INT returned for a touchdown… 1-of-6 true freshmen to see action on the season, playing in 11-of-13 games as a reserve safety and on special teams, missing two games due to injury… Totaled 16 tackles and 1 FF, while also returning 2 kickoffs for 17 yards… Was a bluechip recruit from Midway High School in Hewitt, Texas… All-American defensive back rated No. 15 nationally on ESPNU 150 by ESPN.com and was named SuperPrep All-America and listed No. 2 defensive back nationally… Played in 2010 Under Armour All-American game in Orlando and 2010 US Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio… Registered more than 300 tackles in prep career… As a senior in 2009, named first-team All-District 16-4A safety and made the 2009 Waco Tribune-Herald Super Centex team as return specialist… Earned 2008 all-state honors and first-team All-District 16-4A as both safety and return specialist as a junior, second team by AP and third team by TSWA after totaling 114 tackles, 4 INTs, 3 PBUs , 2 FFs, 2 FRs and 2 blocked kicks.

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