Football: Record-setting game earns Dixon USA South weekly honors for second time

Football: Record-setting game earns Dixon USA South weekly honors for second time

Freshman running back Terron Dixon was named the USA South Offensive Player of the Week and Offensive Rookie of the Week for the week ending Nov. 10. It is the second time this season he has been named both the player and rookie of the week. Dixon becomes the first LC football player to receive the two weekly honors twice in a season. 

Dixon set school and conference records with 306 yards rushing in a losing effort against Methodist. He had 166 yards coming in the first quarter alone. He also set a school record with 34 carries, breaking Kent Gibson's record of 33 set against Maryville in 2008. Dixon had touchdown runs of 80 and 55 yards. He broke his own mark of 284 yards set Oct. 19 in a 40-23 win over Greensboro, coming within two yards of setting a new conference mark. Dixon now leads the team with 764 yards, averaging 9.9 yards per carry, and has seven TDs. He also had an 11-yard reception for a total of 317 all purpose yards, breaking Gibson's mark of 290 set against Ferrum in 2012.