Freshman (2013): Saw action in two varsity and two junior varsity games.
High School: Played defensive end for two years at East Ridge High ... Recorded 105 tackles, including 85 solo stops, with three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble ... Was a cum laude graduate.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Jermaine Dixon ... Was born on May 1, 1994, in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Is the son of Anthony Dixon and Tracey Mansfield ... Has two brothers – Taylor (18) and Jaden (14) – and one sister, Tori Mansfield (25) ... His uncle, Tony McCoy, played at the University of Florida (1988-91) before playing for the Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals in the NFL ... Is an Accounting major.