Message To Al Davis: Bring Dennis Dixon Home!

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Dennis Dixon was born on Jan. 11th, 1985 in San Leandro, a small city just minutes away from Oakland. Growing up in the city, Dixon attended San Leandro High School, home of the San Leandro Pirates.
Dixon made the high school varsity team in his sophomore year and started at quarterback the rest of his high school career. As the starter, he led the Pirates to three straight championship games in the North Coast Section against De La Salle, one of the best high school football teams ever.
As a recruit, Dixon was scouted to play both football and baseball.
He declared to Oregon as a football player, while being drafted to the Cincinnati Reds in baseball. However, he did not pursue his baseball career until later in his college years.
In his first two years at Oregon, Dixon threw for 850 yards, six touchdowns, and three interceptions.
Before his junior year, Dennis was named the full-time starter for the Ducks. He started the season very well, but was burned out ...

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