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San Francisco 49ers

Anthony Dixon

Anthony Dixon - #24 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 233 lbs.
Birthday 09/24/1987
Birthplace Jackson, MS
College Mississippi State
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 6th round, 4th pick by 49ers


Att Yds TD
21 78 2

Dixon scores twice in 49ers' win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
Anthony Dixon capped San Francisco's first two drives with 1-yard touchdown runs and the 49ers beat the San Diego Chargers 20-17 Thursday night.

49ers could be looking to diversify ground game

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Don’t be surprised if the 49ers utilize more of a multiback attack moving forward, even though new head coach Jim Harbaugh has acknowledged the likelihood that longtime featured back Frank Gore probably isn’t too crazy about the idea.

Niners’ split backfield loses luster

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
As the lone replacement for the injured Frank Gore, Brian Westbrook would have had serious value. But as part of a tandem, he's suddenly not so appealing.

Westbrook, Dixon will share Niners' rushing load

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 9 p.m. ET
Word is the impressive one-man show courtesy of a relatively fresh-legged Brian Westbrook in Week 12 is far from indicative of what the team’s ground game will look like the rest of the season.

49ers-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 13 game against the 49ers in Green Bay.

Niners place Gore, Zeigler on I.R.

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed RB Frank Gore on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday with a fractured right hip, as well as making several other roster moves.

Singletary too reliant on struggling rookies

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 3:32 a.m. ET
One criticism of 49ers head coach Mike Singletary, according to NFC West Whispers, is that he depends too much on some of his rookies, who may not be able to do their jobs as well as some veterans on the ...

Niners sign rookie RB Dixon

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced the signing of sixth-round RB Anthony Dixon to a four-year deal late Monday afternoon. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Posted Dec. 17, 2010
Dixon rushed six times for 33 yards against San Diego in a 34-7 loss on Thursday night.||||||| Dixon's 5.5 per-carry average was impressive yet he is not a long-term solution for fantasy owners.