#23 Lyn-J Dixon

Butler, Ga.
High School:
Taylor County HS

First-year freshman who burst onto the radar in his first preseason camp.

2018: Enters bowl season with 536 rushing yards and five rushing touchdowns on 56 carries in 96 snaps over 12 games … led Clemson in rushing with 89 yards on six carries — including a 61-yarder — in his career debut vs. Furman … gained 26 yards on five carries vs. Georgia Southern … carried six times for 20 yards at Georgia Tech … earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors at Wake Forest, recording a career-high 163 yards on 10 carries with rushing touchdowns of 65 and 52 yards … joined Travis Etienne and Adam Choice as part of a trio that became the first group of three backs in school history to each rush for 125 yards in a single contest … recorded 25 yards and a rushing touchdown on four carries vs. No. 16 NC State … rushed six times for 18 yards at Florida State … posted 116 yards and a touchdown on four carries vs. Louisville, and his four carries were the fewest by a Clemson player in a 100-yard rushing day in school history … gained 18 yards on three carries at No. 17 Boston College … repeated a three-carry, 18-yard performance vs. Duke … gained 38 yards on five carries vs. South Carolina … rushed four times for five yards with a touchdown against Pitt.

Before Clemson: No. 171 player in the nation by ESPN … No. 10 running back in the nation by ESPN and Rivals … No. 23 player in Georgia by ESPN … had 5,174 yards and 73 touchdowns on 629 carries in his career … had 88 overall touchdowns in his career … had 536 points in his 37 career games … had 76 receptions for 1,088 yards and nine touchdowns in his career … had 7,201 all-purpose yards in his career … had 108 yards per game and 8.9 yards per carry in six games as a senior, as he was limited by injury … had 11 rushing touchdowns and 13 overall touchdowns as a senior … had 1,914 yards and 35 touchdowns on 229 carries as a junior … had 38 overall touchdowns as a junior … had 1,311 yards and 14 touchdowns on 156 carries as a sophomore … had 23 overall touchdowns as a sophomore … had 1,301 yards and 13 touchdowns on 171 carries as a freshman … coached by Mark Wilson at Taylor County High School … recruited by Robbie Caldwell and Tony Elliott.

Personal: Born Feb. 18, 1999.