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Kenneth Dixon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Strong, Ark.

High School:
Strong HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 212

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
01/21/1994

Experience:
2L

Kenneth Dixon

04/09/2014

@LATechFB Holds Final Practice Before T-Day Spring Game

T-Day Spring Game set for Saturday at 1 p.m., Gates open at 11 a.m.

04/05/2014

Post-Scrimmage Quotes

First Spring Scrimmage

03/24/2014

Defense Makes Big Plays in Monday's @LATechFB Practice

Running backs the highlight on offense

03/13/2014

Louisiana Tech Football Opens Spring Practice Friday

Friday's practice begins at 4 p.m.

01/13/2014

Louisiana Tech Honors Football Team at Annual Banquet

University honors 26-member senior class

11/16/2013

Louisiana Tech at Rice

LA Tech at Rice played at Rice Stadium

11/09/2013

Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss

Louisiana Tech hosted Southern Miss Nov. 9 in Ruston during a day that also included the Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and the reunion of the 1973 National Championship team.

10/26/2013

Louisiana Tech at FIU

Louisiana Tech at FIU

10/19/2013

Louisiana Tech vs. North Texas

Photos from Louisiana Tech Football vs. North Texas

10/05/2013

Louisiana Tech at UTEP

Louisiana Tech Football at UTEP

2013 National Player to Watch (TDC)

2012 Freshman All-America

2012 WAC Freshman of the Year

2012 First Team All-WAC

2012 Louisiana Freshman of the Year

2012 First Team All-Louisiana

2012 Doak Walker Award Watch List

2012: A Freshman All-America selection that was named a 2013 National Player to Watch by the Touchdown Club of Columbus ... Named the WAC Freshman of the Year and a First Team All-WAC honoree as well as being named the Louisiana Freshman of the Year and first team All-Louisiana ... The NCAA statistical championn in scoring with an average of 14.00 points per game ... Ran for 1,194 yards and an NCAA record for a freshman 27 touchdowns on 200 attempts, averaging 6.0 yards per carry and 99.5 yards per game ... Also caught 10 passes for 35 yards and one touchdown, setting a new NCAA record for total touchdowns scored by a freshman in a season (28) ... Ran for 90 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries in his collegiate debut in a 56-49 win at Houston (9/8) ... Ran for 113 yards and three touchdowns on only 14 carries, averaging 8.1 yards per carry, as Tech topped Rice, 56-37 (9/15) ... Ran for 41 yards on 11 carries with a long rush of 11 yards at Illinois (9/22) in a 52-24 win ... Ran for 78 yards on 16 carries in a 44-38 win at Virginia with a long run of 33 yards ... Became only the fourth player in school history to run for four touchdowns while he ran the ball 16 times for 102 yards and four touchdowns and made his first career catch with a 10-yard reception against UNLV (10/6) ... Ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns and caught one pass for two yards for a season-best 113 all-purpose yards against No. 22 Texas A&M (10/13) ... Recorded a career night in a 70-28 rout of Idaho (10/20) with a school record six rushing touchdowns while running 17 times for 232 yards as the Bulldogs ran for a school record eight touchdowns total and school record 839 total offensive yards ... Ran for 69 yards and a touchdown on 20 rush attempts and caught two passes for 11 yards at New Mexico State (10/27) ... Ran for 72 yards and three touchdowns on 18 carries against UTSA (11/3), setting the LA Tech single season record for touchdowns in a season (19) ... Ran for 144 yards and four touchdowns and caught two passes for 14 yards and a touchdown as he set new NCAA records for rushing touchdowns in a season by a freshman (24), touchdowns scored in a season by a freshman (25) and points scored in a season by a freshman (150) ... Ran for 109 yards and two scores on 22 carries in an overtime loss to Utah State (11/17) ... Ran for 33 yards and one touchdown on eight carries at San Jose State (11/24).


High School: A three-star running back at Strong High School where he lettered in football and basketball ... Named "Mr. Football" in Arkansas in 2011 ... Ran for a state single-season record of 3,153 yards and 39 touchdowns during the team's state title run in 2011 ... Coached by Shane Davis.

Personal: Kenneth Dixon ... Son of Kenneth Dixon and Sheila Baker ... Born on Jan. 21, 1994 in El Dorado, Ark. ... Has two siblings: Ashley Dixon and Arrian Easton ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Arkansas State, Arkansas, LSU and Ole Miss ... Recruited by Rob Likens.

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