Antwon Dixon (6-1, 190, 4.5) of Terry (Miss.) is one of the top two-way performers in the South and a target for some of America's premiere programs, including LSU.
Dixon, a four-star receiver, starts both ways for Terry High School serving as the team's go-to receiver and the one who is always looking to hit someone from his safety spot.
Antwon Dixon (6-1, 190, 4.5) of
Terry (Miss.) is one of the top two-way performers in
the South and a target for some of America's premiere programs,
Dixon, a four-star receiver, starts both
ways for Terry
High School serving as the
team's go-to receiver and the one who is always looking to hit someone from his
Last season, the two-way star
tallied some impressive numbers on both sides of the ball with 21 catches for
587 yards and 11 scores, to go with his six interceptions and 70
Two of the in-state schools have
already extended a scholarship offer but there are several out-of-state powers
pursuing his services.
"Mississippi State and Ole Miss are still my only
told Tiger Rag. "LSU and Alabama are recruiting me pretty hard then it
would have to be Georgia, Florida, Miami and Michigan."
From the onset of the recruiting
has always spoken favorably of LSU and several times he named the Tigers as his
Does LSU still lead for his
They are still at the top," he
said. "All of the schools are really the same until I take my official visits
but LSU has a little upper hand right now."
What gives the Tigers their
"I like their defense," Dixon explained. "They are
always real good and the fans are always into the game. We went to a game last
year and met the coaches, and they were all real nice."
Most coaches started off recruiting
Dixon as an
athlete but lately he has made it clear that he wants to play on the defensive
side of the ball. He wants to play on an attacking style defense and that is
what he sees in LSU's style.
"When somebody gets the ball,
everyone flies to that guy," said Dixon. "If you get by that first defender then
there is always going to be someone right there ready to hit you. They
communicate well out there and they always play
The Magnolia State talent alluded to the fact that he
attended a game last year and he was in attendance for the Tigers' dramatic
overtime win over SEC West rival Auburn. Tiger Stadium was in full effect and
full of electricity that Saturday night and it certainly caught Dixon's
"It was loud and the fans were into
it the whole game," he said. "They had the tiger come out before the game and
intimidate the other team. It was the best atmosphere I have ever been
The next time Dixon sees Tiger Stadium
will look a lot different as he will be tripping to Baton Rouge in July for a
He does, however, plan on making it
back at least once during the 2006 football campaign for an official
"I plan on going to LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Florida, Miami and Alabama," he said. "Five
of them will be official and I'll have to go to one on an unofficial. But, LSU
will be one I take an official to."
Note: In addition to LSU, Dixon said he plans to
camp at Southern Miss, Mississippi State and Miami.