Oklahoma state college football player of the week: Terrance Dixon, Northeastern State

Northeastern State running back Terrance Dixon ran for 128 yards and two touchdowns against Pittsburg State.
by Scott Munn Modified: September 3, 2012 at 5:06 pm •  Published: September 3, 2012
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Terrance Dixon, Northeastern State

*Position: Running back

*Height, weight: 5-foot-10, 189 pounds

*Class: Sophomore

*Hometown: Sand Springs

*Scouting report: Dixon ran for 128 yards and two touchdowns over 14 carries, although the RiverHawks lost a 41-20 season-opening decision to defending NCAA Division II champion Pittsburg State (Kan.) in Tahlequah. Pitt State took the first lead in the game, but Dixon's 46-yard touchdown run about four minutes later kept Northeastern State close. Dixon had a 29-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. He also caught two passes for 46 yards.

*Did you know? Dixon's two TDs against Pitt State matched his season total from 2011, when, as a freshman, he led the RiverHawks with 488 yards rushing.

by Scott Munn
Sports Assistant Editor
Scott Munn joined The Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times sports staffs in October 1982. He spent a year as a formcharter, three years on the desk and 16 as a reporter. Scott has spent the last nine years as an evening assistant sports editor. Scott's...
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