2015 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Did not see game action.
2014 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played against Northwestern but did not record any statistics.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Seminole Ridge High School • led team to a district title and an 8-3-1 record as a senior • recorded 97 tackles • posted 18 tackles-for-loss and six sacks, seven sacks, and one interception • registered 66 tackles as a junior, which included 14 tackles for loss and four sacks • coached by Matt Dickmann • listed as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, ESPN and 247sports.com • received a two-star rating from Scout.com • ESPN ranked him as the No. 84 outside linebacker in the nation and the No. 138 player in Florida.
PERSONAL: Born May 1, 1995 • son of Rayfield and Angela Dixon • has three siblings.
Golden Gophers Defeat Colorado State 31-24
Rodney Smith rushed for 99 yards and two touchdowns as the Golden Gophers held on for a 31-24 win against Colorado State at TCF Bank Stadium.
Rogers Has Never Lost His Smile
Rogers is here right now, but he’s not playing. It’s not because of a lack of talent, far from it actually. It’s because he’s injured and physically cannot play.
Gopher Talk With Eric Amoako
Senior defensive back Eric Amoako talks life as a twin, seeing snow for the first time, dream vacation spot and more in this entertaining Gopher Talk.