Xzavier Dickson (born September 11, 1992) is an American football linebacker who is a free agent. He was drafted with the 253rd pick of the 2015 NFL draft by the New England Patriots. Dickson signed onto the  Atlanta Falcons on December 30, 2015. He played college football at Alabama.
College career Edit
Throughout his college career (2012–2014), he appeared in 39 games for
Alabama. In his last season before entering the draft, he logged at least 0.5 sacks in five straight games and finished the season with 9.0 sacks, 42 tackles, and 12.5 tackles for loss.
Professional career Edit
Dickson was drafted in the 7th round of the
2015 NFL draft by the New England Patriots. He was released by the Patriots on September 5, 2015. 
He also spent time with the
Atlanta Falcons on their practice squad.
Birmingham Iron Edit
On November 19, 2018, Dickson was picked up by the
Birmingham Iron. In the season opener against the  Memphis Express, Dickson intercepted an Express pass from quarterback Brandon Silvers.
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"Patriots release 11 players; Place Brandon LaFell on PUP". September 5, 2015 . https://web.archive.org/web/20170608214355/http://www.patriots.com/news/2015/09/05/patriots-release-11-players-place-brandon-lafell-pup . Retrieved December 1, 2016.
Inabinett, Mark (December 30, 2015). "Leon Brown, Xzavier Dickson find NFL homes". AL.com . http://www.al.com/sports/index.ssf/2015/12/leon_brown_xzavier_dickson_fin.html . Retrieved April 28, 2016.
Inabinett, Mark (November 19, 2018). "Birmingham Iron adds Xzavier Dickson, Brandon Greene to roster" . https://www.al.com/sports/2018/10/birmingham-iron-adds-xzavier-dickson-brandon-greene-to-roster.html . Retrieved November 19, 2018. ↑
Rice, Megan (February 11, 2019). "Express get blanked in their inaugural game" . . https://wreg.com/2019/02/10/express-get-blanked-in-their-inaugural-game/
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