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Ed Dickson biography

Date of birth : 1987-07-25
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Inglewood, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-27
Credited as : Football player NFL, tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Ed Dickson is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens football team. He attended Bellflower High School.

Highlights:

o Consensus first-team All-Pac-10 (2009)
o Second-team All-Pac-10 (2008)
o John Mackey Award semifinalist (2009)
o Third on the Elite Performer, College Football Performance Awards list as a TE (2009)
o Pac-10 Player of the Week (vs. California, 9/26/09)
o Finished his career at Oregon with 124 catches for 1,557 yards (12.6 avg.) and 12 TDs (receptions and receiving yard totals both rank first among TEs in Oregon history)
o Started 39 of his 52 games played, including all 13 in each of his final three seasons
o Added 10 tackles (7 solo) in 2006 as a D-lineman for the first nine contests before shifting back to offense for the final four games
o Recorded 3 rushes for 18 yards, 5 special teams tackles (3 solo) and scored 2 two-point conversions in four years at Oregon

Pro career:

2009: (13/13) Named a consensus first-team All-Pac-10 selection and was also selected as a semifinalist for the John Mackey Award (nation’s top TE)…Placed third on the 2009 Elite Performer, College Football Performance Awards list as a TE…Started every game for the third-consecutive season, ranking second for the Ducks with 42 receptions, posting a career-high 551 yards (13.1 avg.) and 6 TDs…His 551 receiving yards were a single-season school record among TEs…Had a career day against California, recording 11 receptions for 148 yards and 3 TDs en route to being named Pac-10 Player of the Week…His 11 receptions against the Golden Bears tied him for the third-most single-game receptions in school history and tied Josh Wilcox for the most receptions in a game by an Oregon TE…Completed another strong performance the following week vs. Washington State, posting 7 receptions for 103 yards and 1 TD…Also finished the season with 3 special teams tackles (2 solo).

2008: (13/13) Named a second-team All-Pac 10 selection after finishing second on the team with 508 receiving yards (14.5 avg.) and fourth with 35 receptions, adding 3 TDs…Tallied at least 70 receiving yards in five games and at least 5 receptions in four different contests… Also recorded a then-career-high 7 receptions in three separate contests…His strongest performance came against Boise State when he posted 7 receptions for 103 yards and 2 TDs… Also posted 18 rushing yards on 3 carries.

2007: (13/13) In his first season as a starter, set the Oregon single-season record among TEs with his 43 receptions…Also posted 453 receiving yards (10.5 avg.), more than any Ducks’ TE in the previous three seasons combined, adding 3 TDs…Recorded his first collegiate receiving TD against Fresno State and followed up with one of his strongest performances the next week at Stanford (4 catches for 62 yards and 1 TD)… Posted 10 yards on 2 carries, a pair of special teams tackles (1 solo) and converted 2 two-point conversions.

2006: (13/0) Shifted to the defensive line in the fall after team injury concerns called for added depth…Registered 10 tackles (7 solo) through the first nine contests, before moving back to the offensive side of the ball…On offense, appeared as a TE before switching to WR against USC… Finished with 4 receptions for 45 yards (11.3 avg.).

2005: Redshirted as a true freshman…Named the scout team Offensive Player of the Week five times.

Personal:

o Was named a SuperPrep All-American, PrepStar All-Region honoree and an All-CIF selection at Bellflower (CA) HS
o Received a four-star rating from Scout.com and was ranked the nation’s sixth-best TE prospect by SuperPrep
o Honored by The Los Angeles Times at both TE and as “Lineman of the Year” on its All-Region Football Team
o Earned Best in the West honorable mention accolades by the Long Beach Press-Telegram
o A four year-starter, he led his team on both sides of the ball in receptions (28 for 400 yards and 6 TDs) and sacks (10) as a senior
o Recorded 11 punts with a 45.4-yard average, landing five inside the 20
o Also played basketball
o Majored in family and human services at Oregon
o Full name: Edward James Dickson.


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