January 20, 2011

Dixon excited about visit

Last week Alpharetta, Ga., three-star defensive end Barron Dixon committed to Mississippi State.

Immediately the word spread like wildfire until it was all over the internet and Chattahoochee High School.

"As soon as I committed within 10-minutes it was all over Facebook," Dixon said. "In half an hour I had like 20-something 'likes'. I got to school and everybody was telling me congratulations and my coaches were congratulating me. It was good and it was fun."

The three-star defensive end chose the Bulldogs over other offers from Arkansas, Cincinnati, Illinois, Louisville, Maryland, Middle Tennessee State, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt. Since his commitment some of those programs have backed off while others remain in pursuit.



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