Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Kickoff at Noon on ESPN at Williams-Brice Stadium
Third-year sophomore who will compete for playing time at defensive end behind starters Jadeveon Clowney and Chaz Sutton... listed on the third team entering the fall... saw limited action as a redshirt freshman in 2012.
2012: Redshirt freshman defensive end... notched a pair of tackles in four games, including a four-yard sack against East Carolina.
2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Logged 132 tackles, 19.5 sacks, 18 tackles for loss and 22 quarterback hurries as a senior for South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, S.C.... graduated in 2011... helped the Stallions finish with a 13-2 record and as the Class 3A state runners-up... played in the Shine Bowl of the Carolinas following his senior campaign... had over 100 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior for head coach Bobby Carroll... rated a three-star prospect, the number 11 prospect in the state and the number 25 weakside defensive end nationwide by Rivals.com... rated a two-star prospect by Scout.com and 247Sports.com.
PERSONAL: Gerald Gervoris Ky'Trell Dixon goes by "Lil' G"... was born August 7, 1993... is the younger half-brother of teammate Gerald Dixon Jr... father, Gerald Dixon Sr., played at Carolina from 1990-91 before going on to a 10-year career with three teams in the NFL and is an assistant coach at Rock Hill High... is a retailing major.