Dixon performed well in the Commodore interior defense after stepping into a bigger role as a sophomore... Played in all 13 games at top reserve DT... Set career highs in nearly every statistical category... Posted 22 total tackles, including a stop in each of Vanderbilt's final eight games... Career-high of four tackles came in win over Massachusetts... Contributed three tackles and fumble recovery against Presbyterian... Had pair of tackles in team's Music City Bowl victory...Registered first career sack in shutout win at Kentucky.
Dixon was one of five true freshmen to see action... Played in final seven games, contributing as a valuable reserve defensive tackle after injuries sidelined others... Registered three total tackles and a forced fumble... Initial action came against Georgia... Had a forced fumble and tackle against Arkansas.
Senior captain... Three-year starter on defensive line for north Atlanta power... As senior DE, helped Cougars to 15-0 record and Class AAAA state championship, first title in school history... Contributed 80 tackles, four QB sacks and four forced fumbles as senior... Also had key FB role as senior... One of biggest plays was sack that helped secure title.. Earned first team All-Region and All-State as senior... Contributed over 40 tackles as junior DT, earning All-Region honors... Earned first career DE start as sophomore.
Barron Dixon... "Tazz"... Born Sept. 29, 1992 in Philadelphia... Son of Victrina and Barron Dixon Sr... Has three brothers: Joseph, Victor and Tyler... Dad works in refrigeration industry; mom is a nurse.