Profile 2003 - Clifton Dickson (DL)

One of the top prospects from the city of Miami is Clifton Dickson from Northwestern. Look for his to rocket up the recruiting charts over the next several weeks.

One of the Sunshine State's most imposing defensive line prospects is Clifton Dickson from Miami (Fla.) Northwestern. Dickson, 6-5 and 285 pounds, recorded 108 tackles and 16 sacks last season as a junior.

"I do whatever I need to do out there to be successful," said Dickson. "I study my opponents and exploit their weaknesses. If they are strong, I use my quickness. If they are quick, I use my strength. I just try and out smart them too."

According to Dickson, he has scholarship offers from Indiana, NC State and Rutgers. He is looking for playing time. "That is what it is all about. I like Florida, Miami, FSU, Auburn, NC State, UNC, Rutgers and Indiana."

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