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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Aug. 12, 2013

Goodburn and Dixon Named on Preseason All-America Lists

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– Northwest Missouri State punter Kyle Goodburn and defensive back Brandon Dixon each garnered preseason All-America honors from USA College Football and College Football America this week.

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USA College Football is entering its 25th season and controls four regional news outlets. The organization names weekly offensive, defensive, special teams and rookie players of the week for seven divisions.

Goodburn was named third team All-America last season as well as first team All-MIAA during his sophomore campaign while being tabbed the D2Football Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against then-No. 1 Pittsburg State.

Dixon was named to the Daktronics and D2Football second-team All-America squads in 2012. The senior snatched five interceptions and returned one for a touchdown against East Central in the team’s 33-3 victory to start the 2012 season.

The Bearcats will open fall camp Aug. 15 in preparation for the season opener at Bearcat Stadium against Saginaw Valley State on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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