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Johnnie Dixon
Johnnie  Dixon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Dwyer

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 198

Position:
WR

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Ohio State Overview: Johnnie Dixon is in his third year with the program and is a sophomore in eligibility … he has battled through leg issues in both 2014 and 2015 that limited his practice and playing time … he has seen action in six games for the Buckeyes; two in 2014 and four games last season … his most extensive experience was 41 total plays in the Game 3 win over Kent State in 2014 with 39 of those plays on offense … he had four rushes for 20 yards against the Golden Flashes, including a long of nine yards … he played in each of the first three games last season before his leg issues sidelined him for all but the Penn State game, in which he was in on five plays … had his first career reception last year – for 29 yards – in the season opener at Virginia Tech … Dixon is majoring in sociology.

More on Johnnie: Johnnie Dixon was one of six from his 2014 recruiting class to enroll in classes in January 2014 … he was a consensus four-star recruit who was rated the No. 34 prospect in the nation on the ESPN 300 and its No. 5 rated wide receiver … also had a fine, No. 62 rating by 247Sports and he was No. 117 on the Rivals 250 … competed at the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio … ranked No. 15 at his position by Rivals and No. 30 by Scout … helped Dwyer High School, coached by Jack Daniels, to its second Florida Class 7A state championship in school history and its first-ever unbeaten season (15-0) in 2013 … named second-team Associated Press Class 7A all-state in 2013 … Dixon played his best football in the state playoffs with 17 receptions for 366 yards and six touchdowns in Dwyer’s five-game run to the state title … had five catches for 55 yards and one score in the 55-39 championship game win over Niceville … had 33 receptions for 610 yards and six touchdowns as a junior … is the son of Latoya Smith.