Denayne Dixon

Position: LB/DE/Athlete Height: 6’4”
College: Edinboro University Weight: 240 Lbs



40 Yard Dash: N/A 3 Cone: N/A
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Denayne is a rare type of athlete for his size at 6’4”, 240 Lbs. A former Cactus Bowl Selection at Tight End, Denayne has played many positions efficiently and effectively since his final year at Edinboro as a TE. In his first season professionally, Denayne played for the Erie Storm of the (then) AIFA, where he was an AIFA All-Star WR. Since then, Denayne has spent two years in the AFL on the Defensive Side of the ball.


Professional Career

2012 – Cleveland Gladiators – Arena Football League

  • Denayne played both JACK Linebacker and Defensive End for the AFL’s Top Ranked Defense.
  • 9 Games: 13.5 Tackles, 1 TFL, 1 Interception, 1 Pass Break Up.

2011 – Iowa Barnstormers – Arena Football League

  • As a Rookie, Denayne was the starting MACK LB for the Barnstormers. Additionally, he also played DE and Fullback.
  • Served as a Team Captain.
  • 38.5 Tackles, 6 TFL.

2010 – Erie Storm – AIFA

  •  9 Games: 60 Recpetions, 751 Yards, 19 Touchdowns.
  • AIFA All-Star WR.

College Career

Edinboro University

  • #68 TE in 2009 NFL Draft Class.
  • Cactus Bowl Selection Tight End.
  • Recorded 28 Receptions, 388 Yards and 4 TDs as a Senior.

Gannon University

  • Played two years as an OLB for Division II Gannon University.