One of Mississippi's elite prospects

Anthony Dixon (RB, Terry, MS) - One of the top prospects in Mississippi attended the combine that was held in Starkville last Saturday. Dixon demonstrated why he is considered one of Mississippi's best as he showed a combination or power and speed throughout the day.

Player Profile

Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 228
40 time: 4.6
Bench: 265
Squat: ?
vertical: 33"
Grades: 2.4 Core GPA / 15 ACT

From: Terry, MS
High School: Terry (3A)

The following information was revealed during our interview with Anthony Dixon:

What are your strengths at running back? "My power, quickness, and determination. I have been running a long time, no matter how many times you give it to me."

What are you working on? "My speed, and just trying to know the game a little more."

How long have you been starting for Terry? "For two years. In 10th grade, I started but I broke my collar bone in the 1st game and I had to miss the whole year. My 11th grade year, this was my first time to play the whole year."

What were your stats for the year? "I think I had 246 carries for 1,877 yards and 22 TD's."

Any awards? "I think there were some more, but I know I got 1st Team All-Metro (Clarion Ledger)."

Have you set any personal goals for your senior year? "Not right now. I just got out of baseball last night. We got knocked out."

What did your baseball team finish up? "25 - 7."

Which colleges are recruiting you the hardest for football? "I think Ole Miss is going the hardest. There are a lot of them, but Ole Miss is going the hardest."

Any early offers? "Ole Miss and MSU have."

Which colleges have caught your eye? "I went to Alabama for their Jr Day. They were pretty good. I like MSU and Ole Miss. I really do not have any favorites right now. I just want to play football."

What all did you like about Alabama while you were at their Jr Day? "I liked their facilities they have. I liked their players too."

What attracts you to MSU? "I like their coach most of all. I know some of their players, so."

What are Ole Miss' positives? "Their coaches. I like the energy he has got. I really have not met their players. I hear they have some great facilities too, but I have never been up there, but I am going up there for the Nike camp."

Which camps are you going to attend this summer? "The Nike (Ole Miss), and I might go to two school camps."

What will be the factors when it comes decision time? "Probably the players on the field and how they act or what ever. That is who I am going to be around to help me get better, so I really want to know how they act and the coaches."

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