There is no better time than the present to anoint another Independence Bank Player of the Week. Independence Bank is proud to sponsor a weekly article highlighting players in the areas where Independence Bank flourishes who embody the same type of revolutionary service to their respective football teams which has made Independence Bank unique and special in the banking industry.
Independence Bank has a goal of achieving everyday excellence. This week we are focusing on a player whose performance has and continues to exceed both the Henderson County High School’s and Henderson community’s expectations.
Today, we are focusing on Class of 2020, WR, Daymian Dixon from Henderson County High School. Coach Josh Boston’s Colonels are located in the same county as four separate Independence Bank locations.
In fact, one will easily find the fastest growing bank in Kentucky right down the road from Henderson County High School. The Colonels, for whom Dixon puts his athletic talents on display, are fairly close to the Independence Bank locations on 76 South Green Street; 1100 Barrett Boulevard; in the Garden-side Shopping Center on 2610 Zion Road; and finally on 235 N. Elm Street.
Daymian Dixon didn’t even play football his freshman or sophomore seasons. In fact, when he took the field for the Colonels 2018 opener, Dixon hadn’t played football since attending Henderson North Middle School. From Dixon’s opening performance, there didn’t appear to be any rust.
Dixon caught 5 passes against Evansville Reitz for 136 receiving yards and a couple of scores. For the season, Dixon would go on to catch 32 balls for 589 receiving yards with 4 TDs receiving on the year. Those are solid numbers out of the 6-0, 175-pounder who has been mostly playing shooting guard on the varsity basketball team since enrolling in high school.
Dixon, it is believed, is capable of delivering so much more, especially as the two-sport varsity starter continues to get more comfortable on the football field. The Colonels will need some leadership out of the rising senior as QB Skip Patterson has departed to play football on Saturdays and his two back-ups completed maybe three passes, in 2018, between them. We strongly feel Dixon chose wisely in deciding to continue his football playing career. Why? Well…
Daymian you would be well advised to consider that 6-0, 175-pound WRs are considered optimal, size-wise, for that position by college football recruiters. While college basketball recruiters consider 6-0 shooting guards a minimum of 3 inches too short to play SG in college. Just saying…
Regardless, congratulations to Daymian Dixon for his Revolutionary Play which has earned him this week’s recognition from the fastest growing bank in the commonwealth of Kentucky…your friends at Independence Bank.
This is F.W. Long reporting for Kentucky Prep Gridiron reminding you to PLAY THROUGH THE WHISTLE!