Title















Site Registration | FInd a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map | Search the Site
The Voice of the Black Community

Sports

JCSU grad headed to Arena Football League
CB Dix signs with Tampa Bay Storm
 
Published Thursday, December 27, 2012 8:29 am
by Herbert L. White

DeAudra Dix is playing football in the U.S. again.


The Johnson C. Smith graduate signed with the Arena League’s Tampa Bay Storm last month after three seasons with the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes, where he won a pair of Gray Cup championships.


Dix, a cornerback, played in 45 games with the Alouettes from 2009-11, where he recorded 83 tackles, three interceptions and 15 pass breakups. Dix also recovered six fumbles and returned a pair for touchdowns.


A Division II all-America at JCSU in 2007, Dix was first-team all-CIAA at cornerback and kick returner in 2006 and ’07 and was the league’s special teams player of the year as a senior.   


Tampa Bay leads the AFL in titles won with seven in the league’s 25 seasons.

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
4

Motown The Musical

It began as one man's story… became

4

Mysteries of the Unseen World @ The Charlotte Observer IMAX® Dome Theatre

Narrated by Forest Whitaker, Mysteries of the

4

Floyd Yoga Jam

4th Annual Floyd Yoga Jam 2015 with Outdoor

Latest News

read all

Elijah Hood breaks out for Tar Heels in 17-13 loss to South Carolina

Charlotte Catholic grad rushes for 138 yards

Blacks ‘left behind’ in New Orleans’ post-Katrina recovery

Post-hurricane relief has been spotty at best

Old school milkshakes and atmosphere

Why you'll love Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop