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Jake Dixon
Jake  Dixon

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Bethel Park

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 230

Position:
TE



Personal

  • Outstanding athlete comes to Duquesne from Lewis University (near Chicago) where he was part of a Division I volleyball recruiting class ranked No. 2 nationally
  • Was also recruited by Stanford and Penn State in volleyball
  • Earned 11 varsity letters at Bethel Park, including four in volleyball, four in basketball and three in football
  • Had 43 receptions for 800 yards and 12 touchdowns as a three-year starter at tight end
  • Earned a spot on the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette South Fabulous 22 in football
  • Was a first team all-state volleyball player and high honor roll student
  • Was one of 22 players in the country chosen to attend training camp for the Junior Olympic Volleyball Team in July of 2016
  • Received FCS football interest from Duquesne, Davidson and Bucknell before initially committing to play volleyball
  • His mother, Julie Blanc, played volleyball at Duquesne.
  • Is the cousin of former Dukes QB/WR Connor Dixon (2008-11)
  • Grew five inches in high school

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