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Dennis Dixon
QB #10
Height:
6-3
Weight:
209
College:
Oregon
Experience:
4
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 4 59 35 59.3 14.8 402 6.8 100.5 1 1.7 2 3.4 52 7 1 5 41 71.4
2011 PIT 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 2 32 22 68.8 16 254 7.9 127 0 -- 1 3.1 52 4 1 5 41 79.4
2009 PIT 1 26 12 46.2 26 145 5.6 145 1 3.8 1 3.8 33T 3 0 0 0 60.6
2008 PIT 1 1 1 100 1 3 3 3 0 -- 0 -- 3 0 0 0 0 79.2
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 4 10 2.5 56 5.6 14 1 24 4 40 2 0 1
2011 PIT 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 2 5 2.5 32 6.4 16 0 21 1 20 1 0 1
2009 PIT 1 3 3 27 9 27 1 24T 3 100 1 0 0
2008 PIT 1 2 2 -3 -1.5 -3 0 -1 0 -- 0 0 0
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 PIT 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 PIT 2 2 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2009 PIT 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2008 PIT 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO (4-3/0-0): Drafted by the Steelers in the fifth round (156th overall) of the 2008 NFL draft…has played in four career NFL games, starting three of them…the team is 2-1 in games he has started.

PRO (4-3/0-0): Drafted by the Steelers in the fifth round (156th overall) of the 2008 NFL draft…has played in four career NFL games, starting three of them…the team is 2-1 in games he has started.

2011 (0-0/0-0): 9/11 at Baltimore: Was inactive…9/18 vs. Seattle: Was inactive…9/25 at Indianapolis: Was inactive…10/2 at Houston: Was inactive…10/9 vs. Tennessee: Served as the third QB…did not see any action…10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Served as the third QB…did not see any action…10/23 at Arizona: Was inactive…10/30/11 vs. New England: Was inactive…11/6/11 vs. Baltimore: Was inactive…11/13 at Cincinnati: Was inactive…11/27 at Kansas City: Was inactive…12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Was inactive…12/8 vs. Cleveland: Was inactive…12/19 at San Francisco: Dressed but did not see any action…12/24 vs. St. Louis: Dressed but did not play…1/1 at Cleveland: Dressed but did not see action…AFC Wild Card 1/8 at Denver: Dressed but did not play.

2010 (2-2/0-0): Started the first two games of the season in place of suspended QB Ben Roethlisberger…set career highs for completions, yards and longest completion in the season opener on September 9, 2010 vs. Atlanta…left the game at Tennessee in the second quarter with a knee injury and did not return…was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on October 2, 2010 and missed the rest of the 2010 season due to a knee injury…9/12 vs. Atlanta: Made his second career start, including his first at Heinz Field…tied a career high in attempts (26) and set career highs for completions (18), yards (236) and longest completion of (52 yards to WR Mike Wallace)…threw one interception…had two rushes for four yards…completed 8-of-10 passes in the second half for 145 yards...9/19 at Tennessee: Made his third career start…finished 4-for-6 for 18 yards…had three rushed for 28 yards, including a long of 21 yards…left the game in the second quarter with a knee injury and did not return…9/26 at Tampa Bay: Was inactive due to a knee injury…10/3 vs. Baltimore: Was placed on the Reserve/Injured List on October 2, 2010.

2009 (1-1): Made his first career start against the Baltimore Ravens in week 15 in place of injured QBs Roethlisberger and Batch…threw first career touchdown and had a 24-yard touchdown run…was backup QB for the remainder of the season…9/10 vs. Tennessee: Served as the third quarterback…9/20 at Chicago: Served as the third quarterback…9/27 at Cincinnati: Served as the third quarterback…10/4 vs. San Diego: Served as third quarterback…10/11 at Detroit: Served as third quarterback…10/8 vs. Cleveland: Served as third quarterback…10/25 vs. Minnesota: Served as third quarterback…11/9 at Denver: Served as third quarterback…11/15 vs. Cincinnati: Served as third quarterback…11/22 at Kansas City: Served as third quarterback…11/29 at Baltimore: Made his first career start at QB in place of the injured Roethlisberger and Batch…completed 12-of-26 passes (46.2 pct.) for 145 yards with one touchdown for a passer rating of 60.6…rushed three times for 27 yards (9.0 avg.) with one touchdown for a long of 24 yards…scored his first career passing and rushing touchdown in his first NFL start…12/6 vs. Oakland: Dressed but did not play as Roethlisberger’s backup…12/10 at Cleveland: Dressed but did not play as Roethlisberger’s backup…12/20 vs. Green Bay: Dressed but did not play as Roethlisberger’s backup…12/27 vs. Baltimore: Dressed but did not play as Roethlisberger’s backup…1/3 at Miami: Dressed but did not play as Roethlisberger’s backup.

2008 (1-0/0-0): Served as the team’s third quarterback for the first 15 games...made his NFL debut in the fourth quarter of the regular-season finale against Cleveland on December 28...completed his only pass attempt to Hines Ward for his 800th career reception... 12/28 vs. Cleveland: Made his NFL debut when he quarterbacked the final two series of the game... finished 1-for-1 for three yards...only pass attempt was a completion to Ward for his 800th career reception...AFC Divisional Game 1/11 vs. San Diego: Served as the third quarterback...AFC Championship Game 1/18 vs. Baltimore: Served as the third quarterback... Super Bowl XLIII 2/1 vs. Arizona: Served as the third quarterback

COLLEGE: Dixon’s 6,337 yards in total offense rank sixth on the school’s career-record list…appeared in 953 offensive plays, the eighth-best career total in school annals…his 38 touchdown passes rank seventh in Oregon all-time annals…his 2,585 yards in total offense in 2006 rank 11th on the Ducks’ season-record list and his 2,719 yards in 2007 rank ninth…Dixon’s 2,719 yards in total offense in 2007 rank ninth on Oregon’s season-record list, while his 2,585 yards in 2006 rank tenth…his 80-yard touchdown run vs. Houston in the 2007 season opener was the fifth-longest run from scrimmage by an Oregon player…Dixon’s 85-yard pass completion vs. Michigan in 2007 was the eighth-longest completion in school history and the longest since Kellen Clemens had an 86-yard completion vs. Mississippi State in 2003…his 1,208 yards rushing set the school career-record for QBs, topping the old mark set by Reggie Ogburn (1,171 yards, from 1979-80). 2007: Guided Oregon to an 8-1 record and a No. 2 seed in the BCS standings before getting injured...missed the team’s final three games after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee (Nov. 3 versus Arizona State)…named Pacific-10 Conference’s unanimous Offensive Player of the Year and honorable mention All-American…finished ninth on the school’s single-season total offense chart (2,719 yards) playing in only 10 games…finished fourth in the balloting for Associated Press Player of the Year…was one of three finalists for the Maxwell Award (College Player of the Year) and the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award as well as one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Player of the Year award…his academic achievements were even more impressive as the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District quarterback was one of five student-athletes in school history (and Oregon’s first football player ever) to be bestowed with the NCAA Top VIII Award…also was the recipient of the National Football Foundation’s Scholar-Athlete Award and accompanying post-graduate scholarship…the conference’s three-time Offensive Player of the Week…finished his collegiate career as the single-season and all-time school record holder in passing completion percentage (67.7% and 63.9%, respectively)…established the school’s standard for most career rushing yards (1,208) by an Oregon quarterback, while his 583 yards on the ground in 2007 finished second only to Reggie Ogburn’s 644 yards from 1979 among the school’s signal callers…ran and passed for touchdowns in the same game in seven of 10 appearances, and became only the Ducks’ third quarterback in the modern era (first since 1995) to eclipse 100 yards rushing in one game (141 yards vs. Houston)…amassed a personal-best 374 yards passing and 382 yards total offense at Stanford while accounting for a personal best of five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing) against the Cardinal…accounting for 29 touchdowns (20 passing, nine running), snapped his string of 146 consecutive passes without an interception in the fifth game of the year against California…concluded his career sixth on Oregon’s all-time list for total offense (6,339 yards) and eighth in passing yards (5,129). 2006: Second-team Academic All-Pac 10 Conference selection (3.27 grade point average in Sociology)…started 11 games…helped lead a team that ranked ninth in the nation in total offense (422.85 ypg.), 25th in scoring (29.46 ppg.) and thanks to his mobility, finished 12th nationally in quarterback sacks allowed (1.23 pg)…completed 197-of-322 passes (61.2 percent) for 2,143 yards, 12 touchdowns and 14 interceptions…ranked third on the team with 442 yards and two scores on 94 carries (4.7 avg)…recorded a pair of solo tackles…participated in 416 plays, amassing 2,585 yards in total offense (10th-best season total in school history). 2005: Academic All-Pac 10 Conference honorable mention…appeared in 11 games, starting vs. California, Washington State, Oregon State and Oklahoma (Holiday Bowl)…completed 69 of 104 attempts (66.3 percent) for 777 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions…gained 143 yards with a score on 49 carries (2.9 avg.)…touched the ball 153 times, gaining 920 yards in total offense (83.6 ypg.). 2004: Played in six games as a reserve quarterback, completing 6-of-15 passes (40.0 percent) for 73 yards and rushed 10 times for 40 yards (4.0 avg.)…gained 113 yards in total offense on 25 plays and also recorded an assisted tackle. 2003: Did not attend school…enrolled at Oregon in January, 2004…graduated with a degree in sociology.

PERSONAL: Attended San Leandro (Cal.) High School...top vote-getter (8 votes) among quarterbacks on the Long Beach Press- Telegram’s Best of the West list and earned Parade All-American honors as a senior, leading the team to an 11-1 record in 2002...that year, he completed 164- of-268 passes (61.2 percent) for 2,736 yards and 30 touchdowns...the three-year starter compiled a 36-3 record and was named to ESPN’s Top 100 team (ranked 94th overall and 12th at quarterback)...during his career, amassed 5,951 aerial yards while throwing for 79 touchdowns...selected by the Cincinnati Reds in 20th Round (591st overall) of the 2003 Major League Baseball amateur entry draft...selected by Atlanta Braves in fifth Round (168th overall) of 2007 amateur entry draft...appeared in a total of 28 games in the Braves’ minor league system as an outfielder in 2007...son of Dennis Dixon, Sr...Full name: Dennis Lee Dixon, Jr.

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