Louisville: Coming off a very productive spring ... has shown the ability to be a team leader ... will be counted on to be the leader of the defense ... made big strides at the linebacker position ... stepped in and made plays against the run ... moved to the middle.
2010: Appeared in all 13 games, making nine starts ... recorded a career-high 48 tackles ... had four tackles, included an assisted sack for a loss of five yards against Rutgers ... had four solo stops, including a tackle for a loss of two yards against West Virginia ... totaled five tackles, including a sack for a two-yard loss versus USF ... recorded four solo stops against Memphis ... registered a career-high 13 tackles 10 of which were solo and earned third start of the season in a 34-24 win over Arkansas State ... earned the start and recorded four tackles and one pass breakup against Oregon State ... earned first start of the season and totaled five tackles, four of which were solo stops in a win over Eastern Kentucky ... also had first career sack.
2009: Finished with two tackles and a pass break-up at USF ... did not play against Syracuse ... finished with two tackles at Cincinnati ... did not play at UConn ... played but did not have a tackle against Southern Miss ... had one tackle against Pitt ... played but did not register a stat at Utah ... did not play at Kentucky ... finished with two tackles, including 1.5 for loss in the Cards' season-opener. Also recovered a fumble in the win over Indiana State.
2008: Appeared in eight games, making one start ... recorded 10 total tackles ... was replaced a lot in nickel situations ... did not play against West Virginia or Syracuse ... recorded career-high three tackles and one fumble recovery against Connecticut ... had one tackle and broke up one pass against Kansas State ... did not play against Tennessee Tech ... started at LB in first career game with a pair of solo tackles against UK.
Male High School: Played for Bob Redman at Male High School ... rated the No. 36 defensive end and a three-star prospect by Scout.com ... played defensive end, linebacker, wide receiver and running back ... timed at 4.5 in the 40-yd dash ... ranked as the fifth-best prospect in the state of the Kentucky and the 64th-best outside linebacker by Rivals ... rated the No. 42 prospect on Scout.com's Midwest Top 100 list ... selected first-team Courier-Journal All-State ... voted first team All-Metro and All-County ... earned All-Area honors ... forced six fumbles and recovered three ... selected to the All-Southern Football Team ... named first team All-State ... rated as one of the top Fab 50 defensive ends ... selected first team Associated Press All-State ... member of Kentucky's preseason Tremendous 26 ... an outstanding basketball player ... McDonald's All-American candidate in the state of Kentucky ... led his team to a championship at the King of the Bluegrass.
Personal: Son of Earl Dickerson ... born 10/16/89 ... has two brothers and one sister ... political science major.