Steelers Secret Weapon: ‘Dennis Tebow’

It's not a mirage. The man playing the part of Tim Tebow in practice with the Steelers really is Dennis Dixon. Dixon, who played an option-like offense at Oregon, played his freshman season in 2004 behind Kellen Clemens. Prior to his junior year in 2006, Dixon was named the starting quarterback and led the Ducks to a 4-0 start. Dixon finished the season fourth in the conference in total offense (219.3 yards per game). His senior season, Dixon accumulated 141 rushing yards against Houston; the most ever by an Oregon quarterback. That year Dixon was believed to be a leading Heisman candidate until Read more [...]

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