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Nebraska Walk On: Taylor Dixon

Not a tough choice for Dixon

Walking on is a story of sacrifice. Often times it's a sacrifice of playing time and financial assistance that a player could have received at a different school. For Taylor Dixon this goes right past financial assistance and playing time. Dixon actually had an offer that would have guaranteed him a spot into dental school following his undergraduate studies. Now that is sacrifice.

Nebraska has done a terrific job to turn the tides of the in-state players. For about the last four or five years, players like Taylor Dixon might not have gotten a shot to walk on at Nebraska. The 5-foot-10 and 180-pound Dixon from Wauneta (Nebr.) Wauneta-Palisades was a standout at the summer camps this summer. Dixon turned in a great 40-time of 4.53-seconds at the Husker camp. Dixon is...

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