Dix Likes the Gators

What do Alabama, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Notre Dame and Ohio State all have in common? They all are fighting for the services of safety HaSean Clinton Dix.

HaSean Clinton Dix is a 6-2 and 190-pound junior from Orlando (FL) Dr. Phillips. He is one of the most versatile players in the state of Florida potentially playing running back, safety or linebacker at the next level. He has a defensive mentality and projects for me personally at the safety position. Dix plays fast, aggressive, loves to hit and has a nasty streak that makes him perfect for the defensive side of the ball. He plays the game with great anticipation and knows what to do once he reaches the ball carrier. A sound tackler with great hands and jumps routes well. There is no telling how good he can be at the next level and the sky is the limit.

Dix recently attended junior day in Gainesville and walked away very impressed.

"I went with Dee Hart and my head coach Dale Salapa. I felt great and relaxed. I felt welcome and it was a place I could call home. I got caught up in the heat of the moment on the field so I kind of blanked out. I would love to play there."

On the facilities Dix had three words.

"Great. Impressed. Shocked."

He does not have a time table on his decision and it's all going to be on him at the end of the day.

Dix ended last season with 93 tackles, 13 for loss, three interceptions and six sacks. His goals for his season are lofty to say the least - 120 tackles, eight sacks and 15 interceptions.

Dix described his game.

"Leadership, dedicated, determined, fast and a head hunter."

If he leaves the state then Michigan could be the team to beat but if he decides to stay in state look out for the Gators. Certainly there is a long way to go in the recruiting process but as things stands today the Gators could be in good shape with one of the top two-way playmakers in the state of Florida for the 2011 class.

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