Biography: Four-year starter awarded All-Conference honors after his freshman and junior seasons. Totals last year included 20/150. Career numbers of 2/375/5 game during his sophomore season.
Positives: Hard-working college tight end with limited athleticism and upside for the next level. Gives effort blocking, bends his knees, and plays with leverage. Solid short range target who effectively adjusts to the errant throw and looks the pass into his hands. Displays natural receiving skills and reliable hands. Works to make himself an available target for the quarterback.
Negatives: Possesses just a short area burst of speed and does not have the ability to get downfield on a consistent basis. Marginal strength at the point of attack and struggles to finish blocks.
Analysis: Dickson has been a terrific college player and a prospect who gets the most from his abilities. Really does not have a true position at the next level, yet he could make a squad as either an H-back, move tight end, or fullback if he excels on special teams.
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