Ohio State Wide Receiver Johnnie Dixon to Participate in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

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BrutusB's picture

Go get em Johnnie. 

If he’s picked up in the later rounds I could see him being s good gunner on special teams. He can fly when healthy. 

LeftCoastBuckeye's picture

He knows best, but it seems to me that he has plenty of tape already.  I suppose it is another opportunity to mingle with the NFL scouts and develop a rapport, but it seems like an unnecessary risk to me.  Who pays the Dr. bills if he gets hurt?  Does the NFL insure them?

My aim, then, is to whip the Weasels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.   - William Tecumseh Sherman (with apologies)

12egulator's picture

It's an unnecessary risk if you're already viewed as an early round pick. Most likely he and his advisors have discussed his draft prospects, and determined that it was either a necessary or worthwhile risk.  

Darksungm's picture

At the end of the day it's simply amazing he has this opportunity after what seemed like 97 knee injuries. How can you not root for this guy?

Negativity is a choice.

rkylet83's picture

I actually think he’ll find his way to play receiver in the NFL.  He has good speed, route running and has a good head on his shoulders.  He won’t be drafted high, but he has all the tools to be a great player.  


I view him as a Doug Baldwin type player. Similar size/speed, lower ranked WRs in their respective draft classes. Like Baldwin, I think JD can make his name in the league as a reliable slot guy that can make a big play every now and then.

"The Edge is where average stops and elite begins"

nickel beer's picture

I'm still amazed by this group and him in particular.  This man has been playing fearless--it's good to show and it will impress, imo.  Go Johnnie, go

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Sdoles's picture

Wish the best to our receivers who are leaving! They have put in the work, blood, sweat and tears. I think they all deserve a shot to impress and make some pay. Good Luck

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