Dizon finished the 2006 season with 137 total tackles, four sacks and 17 third down stops, earning him second team Big 12 honors. In the season finale against
“He’s a fourth-year starter and I’m expecting his best season yet,” linebackers coach Brian Cabral said. “He’s played in a lot of big games and has made a lot of plays for us.”
The Lott Trophy, named after Hall-of-Famer Ronnie Lott, is awarded to college football’s defensive impact player of the year. The award equally recognizes athletic performance and the personal character attributes of the player.
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Currently 14th on CU’s all-time tackles list, Dizon would move into the top four all-time with another tackle output like 2006. That’s pretty good company considering the pedigree of linebackers CU has produced.
So where does his position coach think he stacks up against some of CU’s all-time linebacker greats like Barry Remington, Matt Russell, Greg Biekert, Kanavis McGhee and Alfred Williams?
“Not many of those guys have started for four years,” Cabral said. “So he’s up there.”