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Garrett Dickerson
No. 89     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1995-12-30) December 30, 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth: Englewood, New Jersey
Career information
College: Northwestern
Undrafted in 2018
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2018–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2018
Receptions     
Receiving yards     
Receiving touchdowns     
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Garrett Dickerson (born December 30, 1995) is an American football tight end for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Northwestern.

Early lifeEdit

Dickerson grew up in Englewood, New Jersey and attended Bergen Catholic High School. While at Bergen Catholic, he set tight end school records with 52 catches, 776 yards and 10 touchdown receptions.[1]

College careerEdit

Dickerson played both tight end and H-back for the Wildcats.[2] In 49 career games, Dickerson had 87 receptions for 887 yards and nine touchdowns. As a senior, he recorded career highs in receptions, with 37, and yards, with 401, and was named honorable mention All-Big Ten.[3]

Professional careerEdit

Dickerson was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent in June after participating in the team's rookie mini camp.[4] After being cut by the Giants at the end of the preseason, Dickerson was signed to the team's practice squad on September 2, 2018.[5] Dickerson was promoted to the active roster on September 25.[6] Dickerson made his NFL debut on October 7, 2018 in a 31-33 loss to the Carolina Panthers, playing one snap.[7] Following the signing of wide receiver Quadree Henderson, Dickerson was waived by the Giants on October 21, 2018 and subsequently re-signed to the team's practice squad on October 24.[8][9] He was released on November 23, 2018, but was re-signed to the active roster three days later.[10][11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Conrad, JJ (September 26, 2018). "Former Bergen Catholic star Garrett Dickerson joins Giants' 53-man roster". NJ.com. NJ Advance Media. http://highschoolsports.nj.com/news/article/-8884353419306350720/former-bergen-catholic-star-garrett-dickerson-joins-giants-53-man-roster/.
  2. Friedman, Caleb; Ragatz, Will (June 13, 2017). "Northwestern Football Most Important Players — No. 9: Garrett Dickerson". InsideNU.com. SB Nation. https://www.insidenu.com/2017/6/13/15789310/northwestern-football-summer-preview-most-important-players-no-9-garrett-dickerson-superback-blocker.
  3. "New York Giants sign TE Garrett Dickerson, waive three others". The Sports Xchange. UPI. June 4, 2018. https://www.upi.com/New-York-Giants-sign-TE-Garrett-Dickerson-waive-three-others/8541528134478/.
  4. Valentine, Ed (June 7, 2018). "TE Garrett Dickerson has the Giants intrigued". Big Blue View. SB Nation. https://www.bigblueview.com/2018/6/7/17422174/ny-giants-roster-analysis-te-garrett-dickerson-has-the-giants-intrigued.
  5. Dunleavy, Ryan; Lombardo, Matt (September 3, 2018). "Here is full 10-player Giants practice squad to open 2018 season". NJ.com. NJ Advance Media. https://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2018/09/here_is_giants_practice_squad_after_clearing_waive.html.
  6. Eisen, Michael (September 25, 2018). "TE Garrett Dickerson called up from practice squad; Kaelin Clay waived/injured". Giants.com. https://www.giants.com/news/te-garrett-dickerson-called-up-from-practice-squad-kaelin-clay-waived-injured.
  7. "New York Giants at Carolina Panthers - October 7th, 2018: Snap Counts". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201810070car.htm#all_vis_snap_counts.
  8. Eisen, Michael (October 21, 2018). "Giants call up WR Quadree Henderson, waive TE Garrett Dickerson". Giants.com. https://www.giants.com/news/giants-call-up-wr-quandree-henderson-waive-te-garrett-dickerson.
  9. Bouda, Nate (October 24, 2018). "Giants Re-Signing TE Garrett Dickerson to Practice Squad". NFLTradeRumors.com. http://nfltraderumors.co/giants-re-signing-te-garrett-dickerson-to-practice-squad/.
  10. Benton, Dan (November 23, 2018). "Giants sign K Marshall Koehn to practice squad, waive TE Garrett Dickerson". Giants Wire. USA Today. https://giantswire.usatoday.com/2018/11/23/new-york-giants-sign-marshall-koehn-waive-garrett-dickerson-practice-squad/.
  11. "Giants sign Garrett Dickerson, place Quadree Henderson on IR". November 26, 2018. https://247sports.com/nfl/new-york-giants/Article/Garrett-Dickerson-signed-New-York-Giants-Quadree-Henderson-125398814/.

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