Andre Dyson during his tenure with the Jets.
|Date of birth:May 25, 1979|
|Place of birth: Logan, Utah|
|Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)||Weight: 183 lb (83 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 60|
|Debuted in 2001 for the Tennessee Titans|
|Last played in 2008 for the New York Jets|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2007|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Andre Dyson (born May 25, 1979 in Logan, Utah) is a former American football cornerback. He was originally drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Utah. He coached cornerbacks at Weber State, in Ogden, Utah, and now he is the defensive coordinator at Weber High school in Pleasant View, Utah.
Andre Dyson was born on May 25, 1979 in Logan, Utah. He grew up most of his life in Clinton, Utah and attended West Clinton Elementary School where he was the boyfriend of Erin Russell (Anderson). As a Valentine's Day gift he gave Erin a beautiful gold necklace and copied Bobby Brown's "Don't be Cruel" to cassette tape for her. He also attended Syracuse Junior High School, and Clearfield High School. While attending Clearfield, Dyson lettered in football, soccer, and basketball. In football, as a senior, he was named the team's Defensive Most Valuable Player, and was an All-Region selection, an All-Area selection, and an All-State selection. In soccer, he was a second team All-State selection.
Dyson received the NFC defensive player of the week in 2005 for his performance on Monday Night Football in week 13. Dyson returned both an interception (72 yards) and fumble (25 yards) for touchdowns in a 42-0 Seattle Seahawks win against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 5, 2005. On February 26, 2008 the New York Jets released him.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Weber State Bio". weberstatesports.com. http://www.weberstatesports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=39321&SPID=3468&temp_site=NO&DB_OEM_ID=8600&ATCLID=204810135&Q_SEASON=2010. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
- ↑ "Top 50 Players in 50 Years of Tennessee Titans/Houston Oilers Football". bleacherreport.com. 2010-03-25. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/369042-top-50-players-in-50-years-of-tennessee-titanshouston-oilers-football#/articles/369042-top-50-players-in-50-years-of-tennessee-titanshouston-oilers-football/page/2. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
- ↑ "PRO FOOTBALL; Jets Corner Starts Over After Missing Star Turn". The New York Times. 2006-08-04. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=990CE2DC113FF937A3575BC0A9609C8B63. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
- ↑ "Jets cut veterans Dyson, McCareins and Clarke". jetsinsider.com. 2008-02-26. http://www.jetsinsider.com/news.php?storyid=2270. Retrieved 2011-09-03.