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Gerald Dixon
Gerald Dixon

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Rock Hill, S.C.

High School:
South Pointe

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 267

Position:
DE

Experience:
1 VL

10/29/2013

Gamecocks Prepare for Bulldogs

Tuesday's Practice Report

10/25/2013

Gamecock Gameday: Football Heads To Missouri

Kickoff at 7 p.m ET on ESPN2

10/24/2013

Thursday Football Practice Report

Gamecocks travel to Missouri this weekend for the first time in school history

10/23/2013

Gamecocks Continue Preparations for Mizzou

Wednesday's Practice Report

10/22/2013

Gamecocks Eye First Trip to Missouri

Tuesday's Practice Report

11/16/2013

South Carolina vs. Florida

South Carolina vs. Florida (11/16/13)

10/12/2013

Football at Arkansas

Shots from the Gamecocks' 52-7 victory at Arkansas on Oct. 12, 2013

09/28/2013

South Carolina at UCF

Shots from the Gamecocks 28-25 win at UCF

Fourth-year sophomore defensive end who is penciled in as a starter entering the spring, as the Gamecocks look to replace starters Jadeveon Clowney and Chaz Sutton... showed tremendous progress as the 2013 season unfolded... one of three Gamecocks whose father also played football at Carolina, joining Jordan Diggs and his half-brother, Gerald Dixon Jr..

2013: Third-year player who saw his playing time increase as the season progressed... played in all 13 games, making one start... credited with 17 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss... had a pair of quarterback hurries... recovered a fumble in the win over UCF... had a career-high four tackles, all solo stops, against Missouri... logged three tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry versus Mississippi State... made his first start against Coastal Carolina.

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.

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