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Dorin Dickerson
Pittsburgh PanthersNo. 2
Tight end Senior
Major: Communications
Date of birth: March 31, 1988 (1988-03-31) (age 21)
Place of birth: Imperial, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 226 lb (103 kg)
Career history
High school: West Allegheny High School,
Imperial, Pennsylvania
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at CBS Sportsline.com

Dorin R. Dickerson (born March 31, 1988) is an American football tight end. He currently attends the University of Pittsburgh in his senior year. Dickerson is regarded as one of the best fullback prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

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High school career

Dickerson attended West Allegheny High School in Imperial, Pennsylvania, where he played a variety of positions, including wide receiver, running back, quarterback, defensive back and kick returner. As a senior, he rushed for 1,429 yards on 182 carries (7.9 avg.) and scored 30 touchdowns, while also having 22 receptions for 423 yards (19.2 avg.) with six touchdowns. On defense, he intercepted four passes. Dickerson was named AP Pennsylvania Class AAA Player of the Year following his senior season.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Dickerson was listed as the No. 5 prospect from Pennsylvania in the class of 2006.[2] He chose Pittsburgh over Iowa, Michigan, and Penn State.

College career

In his initial year at Pittsburgh, Dickerson played in eight games as a true freshman, primarily seeing time at wide receiver and on the kick return unit. As sophomore he was switched over to defense, and played in all 12 games as a reserve strongside linebacker and had 15 total tackles.

His junior year was his first season at tight end, and Dickerson played in 13 games, starting two. He had 13 catches for 174 yards (13.4 avg.) and two touchdowns. In his senior year, Dickerson had 45 receptions for 508 yards (11.3 avg.) and 10 touchdowns. He received All-American honors by the Associated Press, CBS Sports, the Football Writers Association of America, the Sporting News, and the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Professional career

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2010 NFL Draft

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6′1⅜″ 226 lb 34 in. 9¾ in. 4.40 4.30 6.96 43 in. 10′5″ 24 rep
All values from NFL combine[3]

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