Meet Pick No. 70: TE Ed Dickson of Oregon

April 23, 2010 | WNST Staff

With the 70th pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, the Ravens selected tight end Ed Dickson of Oregon. Here are some vitals stats and information on Dickson.

Dickson’s wiki:

Edward James Dickson (born July 25, 1987 in Inglewood, California) is an American football Tight End for the Baltimore Ravens team. He attended Bellflower High School.



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[edit] Early Years

Dickson played football at Bellflower High School and played on both offense and defense, playing tight end and linebacker. Dickson led his team in receiving yards and quarterback sacks during his senior season, and by his performance he was named Southeast-South Coast Lineman of the-Year by the L.A. Times.[1] Dickson’s high school awards include Best in the West Honorable Mention tight end/linebacker by the Long Beach Press-Telegram, First-team All-Suburban League and First-Team All-league pick (offense and defense).[2]

[edit] College career

Dickson enrolled to University of Oregon and was redshirted. Dickson spent time with the defensive ends, but Dickson ended as the tight end in the team’s depth chart behind Dante Rosario. He played 13 games as a defensive lineman in 2006.[3]

In 2009, Dickson was selected to the pre-season watch list for the Mackey Award, given out to the nation’s best tight end.[4]

On September 27, 2009, Dickson was named the national player of the week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation, and was also named College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Week.[5] He earned the honors after catching 11 passes for 148 yards and 3 touchdowns in an upset of the 6th ranked California Golden Bears.

At the conclusion of the 2009 season, Dickson was named as a College Football Performance Awards elite performer, finishing 3rd in tight end performance.[6]

[edit] Awards and honors

[edit] Professional career

[edit] 2010 NFL Draft

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6′4¼″ 249 lb 33 in. 9¾ in. 4.67 34 in. 9′7″ 23 rep
All values from NFL Combine[8]