The recruitment of four star quarterback Dennis Dixon (6-4, 180, 4.5) from San Leandro, Calif., has had more ups and downs than a roller coaster. Earlier in the month two of Dixon’s favorite schools told him that they will not recruit him anymore. Those two schools were UCLA and USC.
For most youngsters this would be devastating, but Dixon isn’t like most youngsters. Some people are just born with a winner’s attitude. Dixon is one of them, on and off the field.
On the field Dixon has only lost three high school football games his entire career, all of them to Concord (Calif.) De la Salle. For the uninitiated De la Salle has won 138 straight games. No harm in that.
Dixon’s record was 36-3 as San Leandro starting signal caller. He was superb as a senior throwing for 2,736 yards and 30 touchdowns while only throwing eight interceptions. For his career Dixon has thrown for 6,189 yards, 77 touchdowns and 21 interceptions.
Dixon is a member of the Rivals100 top 100 team, rated by Rivals100 as the nation’s second best dual-threat quarterbacks and ranked as the 15th best prospect at any position in the state of California.
Dixon has taken trips to Washington, Oregon, Oregon State and San Diego State. He is now considering Washington, Oregon and SDSU.
All three schools are in a dead heat at this point for Dixon’s services and he plans to announce his decision on the 5th at 11:30am PST in San Leandro’s gym.
Even though it is late in the recruiting process, look for other schools to make a late run for Dixon.
It also must be mentioned that Dixon is a top-notch baseball who could be a top draft choice in the MLB drat this spring.