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Brandon Dixon
CB #39
Height:
5-11
Weight:
203
Age:
25
College:
Northwest Missouri State
Hometown:
Coconut Creek, FL
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
6
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 9 8 1 0.0 0 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 TB 14 0 9 8 1 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the New York Jets on September 1, 2014.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round (195th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • As a rookie, emerged as a regular contributor on defense in the second half of season. In 14 games, totaled nine tackles, one interception and two passes defensed.
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut against Carolina (9/7), seeing time on special teams.
  • Played in a reserve role in Weeks 2-5.
  • Playing 35 snaps on defense, registered one pass defensed vs. Baltimore (10/12).
  • Inactive vs. Minnesota (10/26) and at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Posted one tackle vs. Atlanta (11/9).
  • Played a career-high 37 snaps on defense, posting three tackles, including one for loss, in 27-7 win at Washington (11/16).
  • Played on special teams at Chicago (11/23).
  • Recorded first career interception, vs. Cincinnati (11/30), when he picked off Andy Dalton in the end zone.
  • Posted one tackle at Detroit (12/7).
  • Registered one tackle at Carolina (12/14).
  • Recorded one tackle in a reserve role vs. Green Bay (12/21).
  • Tallied two tackles vs. New Orleans (12/28).

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Played two years at Northwest Missouri State (2012-13) and one year at Joliet Junior College (2011).
  • Garnered first-team All-MIAA honors and started in all 14 games of his senior season at Northwest Missouri State, recording 36 tackles (25 solo), one interception for 22 yards, 11 passes defensed and one fumble recovery for a 70-yard touchdown.
  • Helped Northwest Missouri State capture the 2013 NCAA Division II championship.
  • In his junior season, started in 13 games, collecting 38 tackles (31 solo), five interceptions for 90 yards and five passes defensed.
  • Twin brother, Brian, is a rookie cornerback for the New Orleans Saints, and they played together at Northwest Missouri State.
  • Attended Coconut Creek High School (Coconut Creek, Florida).
  • Born Brandon Dixon on April 26, 1990 in Margate, Florida.

COMMUNITY:

  • In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
  • In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
  • In September 2014, along with UnitedHealthcare employees and teammates, helped construct 35 Learning Garden boxes/kits to be delivered to schools around Tampa Bay.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the New York Jets on September 1, 2014.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round (195th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • As a rookie, emerged as a regular contributor on defense in the second half of season. In 14 games, totaled nine tackles, one interception and two passes defensed.
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut against Carolina (9/7), seeing time on special teams.
  • Played in a reserve role in Weeks 2-5.
  • Playing 35 snaps on defense, registered one pass defensed vs. Baltimore (10/12).
  • Inactive vs. Minnesota (10/26) and at Cleveland (11/2).
  • Posted one tackle vs. Atlanta (11/9).
  • Played a career-high 37 snaps on defense, posting three tackles, including one for loss, in 27-7 win at Washington (11/16).
  • Played on special teams at Chicago (11/23).
  • Recorded first career interception, vs. Cincinnati (11/30), when he picked off Andy Dalton in the end zone.
  • Posted one tackle at Detroit (12/7).
  • Registered one tackle at Carolina (12/14).
  • Recorded one tackle in a reserve role vs. Green Bay (12/21).
  • Tallied two tackles vs. New Orleans (12/28).

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Played two years at Northwest Missouri State (2012-13) and one year at Joliet Junior College (2011).
  • Garnered first-team All-MIAA honors and started in all 14 games of his senior season at Northwest Missouri State, recording 36 tackles (25 solo), one interception for 22 yards, 11 passes defensed and one fumble recovery for a 70-yard touchdown.
  • Helped Northwest Missouri State capture the 2013 NCAA Division II championship.
  • In his junior season, started in 13 games, collecting 38 tackles (31 solo), five interceptions for 90 yards and five passes defensed.
  • Twin brother, Brian, is a rookie cornerback for the New Orleans Saints, and they played together at Northwest Missouri State.
  • Attended Coconut Creek High School (Coconut Creek, Florida).
  • Born Brandon Dixon on April 26, 1990 in Margate, Florida.

COMMUNITY:

  • In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
  • In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
  • In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
  • In September 2014, along with UnitedHealthcare employees and teammates, helped construct 35 Learning Garden boxes/kits to be delivered to schools around Tampa Bay.
 

Recent Videos

  • Highlight: Dixon INT

    Posted Aug 11, 2015

    CB Brandon Dixon intercepts a deflected pass during the Buccaneers Training Camp practice on August 11th.