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Cal Dixon
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Position: C
Height: 6-4
Weight: 290
College: Florida
DOB: 10-11-69

XFL: Selected as one of 11 “territorial picks” of the Orlando Rage on October 28, 2000.

Other Pro Experience: Experienced NFL veteran who had career cut short by back injury…logged five seasons in the NFL with stops at Miami (1996) and New York (1992-95)…played in 43 games for Jets, all in a reserve role for first three years, before starting 12 of 13 games in 1995…signed by the Miami Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent in 1996…played in 11 games for the Dolphins…primarily played center in NFL, but was also used at several line positions including tight end in goal line situations…went to camp with the Dolphins in 1997, but retired midway through training camp with back injuries…took four seasons off but decided to return to the playing field when he learned that Galen Hall – the coach who recruited him to the University of Florida – was coaching the Orlando Rage.

College: Started 35 consecutive games and appeared in 41 for Florida Gators from 1988-91…participated in 2,361 offensive plays during career…earned first team All-SEC honors as both a junior and senior…was second team All-America after senior season (Associated Press and Football News)…graded out at 80% or better in nine of 11 games…anchored an offensive line that averaged more than 457 yards of offense and allowed just 16 quarterback sacks in 11 games…played in Hula Bowl and East-West Shrine game after senior season…anchored an offensive line that outscored opponents 776 to 362, won 19 of 23 games and claimed an SEC championship in final two years…named to SEC Academic Honor Roll four times…was one of 10 finalists for 1991 Lombardi Award as a senior…was 1st team Sophomore All-American by Football News in 1989…played center, guard and tackle as a freshman back-up…was redshirted in 1987.

Miscellaneous: Attended Merritt Island High School in Florida, where he played under legendary Florida prep coach Gerald Odom…begins second stint under head coach Galen Hall, as he played for Hall in his first three seasons at Florida (1987-89)…majored in Exercise Sciences at UF…hosts a charity off-shore fishing tournament each year to benefit the Association for Retarded Citizens…owns and operates a Dairy Queen franchise in Melbourne, Florida…highly intelligent player, named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in all four years of college…majored in Exercise Sciences…given name is Calvert Ray Dixon III…31-years-old…born October 11, 1969.

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