Dimarya  Mixon

40Dimarya Mixon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Compton, Calif.

High School:
West Mesquite (Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 4 vs. Western Carolina, 9/19/15
  • Tackles For Loss - 1 at Alabama, 10/24/15

2016 - Junior

  • Games/Starts: 4/0
  • Made a big tackle vs. Florida (9/24) in third quarter, contributing on a TFL of Jordan Cronkrite for four-yard loss on 3rd-and-10 to force the Gators to punt
  • Has played in all three games

2015 - SOPHOMORE

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2015 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 13/0
  • True sophomore backed up Derek Barnett at defensive end, played in all 13 games with seven tackles
  • Moved outside in 2015 after playing inside as a freshman, dropping more than 20 pounds
  • Career best four tackles vs. Western Carolina (9/19)

2014 - FRESHMAN

  • Photo Gallery
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/0
  • Backup defensive tackle to senior Jordan Williams
  • Played in 12 games, made four tackles
  • Three stops vs. Arkansas State (9/6)
  • One of 21 true freshmen to debut vs. Utah State (8/31), had a quarterback hurry

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Played at West Mesquite High School in Mesquite, Texas for coach Mike Overton
  • Rated three-star by 247Sports (No. 43 defensive tackle, No. 69 prospect in Texas)
  • Rated three-star by Scout
  • Graduated in 2012 and originally signed with Nebraska in 2013
  • First Team All-District as a senior in 2012
  • As a senior, made 48 tackles, including 12 tackles for a loss and two sacks
  • Also had 11 quarterback hurries to help team to an 8-3 record and Class 4A state playoffs
  • In 2011, as a junior, had 35 tackles with three tackles for a loss and a fumble recovery along with 11 quarterback pressures

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Dimarya Artiel Derrell Mixon
  • Named pronounced: duh-mar-EE-ay
  • Born: March 10, 1995
  • Son of Tasha Mixon
  • Majoring in Communication Studies
  • Recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. Steve Morton Endowment
  • Recipient of Lambert Athletic Scholarship
 

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