Norm Dixon Athlete Profile

#2 Norm Dixon

Norm Dixon
Position: Defensive Back Height: 6-1 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 1986-1990 Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Personal

Parents are Norman and Althea...recruited by San Diego State, Nicholls State, Tulane and Southern Mississippi...married Shantel Sims in July, 1989...majoring in law enforcement.

Before BYU

Prepped at O. Perry Walker High...lettered in football and track...two-time all-district and All-West Bank in football...played defensive end and strong safety...helped lead team to district championship three years...coached by Rodney Baker (Wayne State).



1986 | Freshman Year

Saw action with the junior varsity...suited up with the varsity.

1987 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted.

1988 | Sophomore Year

Played behind Troy Long at strong safety...had seven tackles and two blocked punts.

1989 | Junior Year

Earned starting spot in spring drills...started all 13 games at strong safety...intercepted a pass against UTEP and returned in for a touchdown, one of the back-to-back TD interceptions paired with Bob Davis.