27  Tyson Dickson
Tyson  Dickson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Ellenwood, Ga.

High School:
Cedar Grove HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Position:
LB


08/22/2015

Catamount Football Holds Final Scrimmage, ‘Meet the Cats’

Season-opener scheduled for Sat., Sept. 5 in Cullowhee

08/17/2015

2015 Catamount Football Position-by-Position Preview: Linebackers

CSN talks with defensive coordinator Shawn Quinn and three linebackers

08/15/2015

Weather Interrupts Catamount Football's Saturday Scrimmage

WCU worked through just under 100 snaps in practice No. 14

08/14/2015

More Preseason Accolades for Catamount Football, Practice Continues

16 players named All-SoCon, Tillman tabbed top rookie

08/12/2015

Catamount Football Fall Report #5: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

WCU held first extended scrimmage of the 2015 preseason

2014 (Sophomore): Played in six of the team's 12 games with four starts at linebacker ... Missed six games -- four at mid-season and the final two of the year -- due to injury ... Recorded 44 tackles in six games with 17 solo stops and 3.0 tackles for loss ... Posted double-digit tackles twice including 10 against Brevard (Sept. 6) and a career-high 16 against The Citadel (Oct. 25) ... Averaged 7.3 tackles per game over the six outings in which he saw action ... Forced a fumble against Chattanooga (Nov. 1) and broke-up two passes.

2013 (Freshman): Saw action in 11 of WCU's 12 games on the season, missing the Auburn game ... Finished with 23 total tackles on the season including 14 solo stops and one tackle for loss and a pass break-up ... Tallied a then career-high six tackles including five solo stops against ACC-foe, Virginia Tech ... Posted his first career tackle for loss against Furman.

Prior to Western Carolina: Played in 22 games as a two-year varsity letter winner at Cedar Grove High ... As a senior, finished third on the team with 88 total tackles including 55 solo stops and seven tackles for loss ... Credited with two quarterback sacks ... Had 31 tackles during his junior season with 21 solo hits.

Personal: Is the son of Tyson Dickson and Terria Brown.

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