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Connor Dixon
Connor Dixon

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
South Park, Pa.

High School:
South Park

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 199

Position:
QB

Birthdate:
09/10/1987

Experience:
RS


Emerged from spring practice listed as No. 2 on the depth chart at quarterback, behind Brian Hoyer . . . completed 10-of-12 throws for 105 yards, including a 5- yard touchdown pass to Kellen Davis, in the April 21 spring game . . . 2006 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week twice (vs. Northwestern and Indiana) . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Completed 4-of-7 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns, including a 38- yarder to (current Spartan teammate) David Williams, and scored on a 56-yard run in the June 2006 Big 33 Football Classic . . . ranked among the nation's top quarterbacks by Rivals.com (No. 17) and Scouts, Inc. (No. 37) . . . rated among Pennsylvania's top 30 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 30) . . . compiled a 25-2 record (.926) as a two-year starter for Coach Tom Loughran at South Park (Pa.) High School . . . Associated Press Class AA all-state selection as a senior . . . named AP Class AA Player of the Year after accounting for 2,208 total yards and 29 touchdowns in 2005 . . . completed 78-of-150 throws (.520) for 1,868 yards, 20 TDs and 10 interceptions as a senior . . . rushed for 340 yards (92 carries) and nine TDs in 2005 . . . recorded 21 tackles (15 solos, 6 assists) and four interceptions as a senior . . . also returned four punts for 70 yards (17.5 avg.), including a 41-yard return vs. Northgate . . . accounted for 215 total yards and three scores in South Park's 28-17 victory over Wilson Area in the 2005 Class AA championship game as the Eagles became just the second team in PIAA history to finish a perfect 16-0 . . . his 80-yard TD strike to Brandon Detwiler vs. Wilson Area proved to be the game winner . . . threw for a season-high 221 yards and one score vs. Greensburg Central Catholic in the District 7 title game and his interception on the final play sealed South Park's 24-20 victory . . . threw three TD passes each vs. Mohawk Area and Biglerville . . . hit 8-of-10 tosses for 198 yards and two TDs vs. Sto-Rox . . . registered a season-best seven tackles vs. Seton LaSalle . . . passed for more than 800 yards and eight TDs as a junior while leading the Eagles to a 9-2 record . . . member of the South Park basketball team . . . runs 4.45 in the 40 . . . attended Michigan State's 2005 summer football camp . . . son of Ed Dixon and Nancy DeMedio . . . born Sept. 10, 1987 . . . majoring in finance.

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