Written by Derek Rizzuto, Analyst on May 19, 2015
Let me kick things off by introducing what this series will be all about. I will be looking at players that are not from your “power 5″ conferences (SEC, ACC, PAC 12, BIG 10, BIG 12) that could potentially become household names by the time the 2016 NFL Draft rolls around.
For the first installment, I will be analyzing running back Kenneth Dixon out of Louisiana Tech. Dixon is listed at 5’10” and 212 pounds. He loves to play with a downhill, no-nonsense demeanor. Dixon has run for 1,000+ yards in two of his three seasons at Louisiana Tech with the lone exception being his sophomore year when he missed multiple games with a foot injury. During his junior campaign he amassed 1,684 yards from scrimmage (1,299 rushing and 385 receiving) using a impressive blend of pass catching ability and hard-nosed running. Going into his senior season he has already accounted for 61 (read more…)