DALLAS-- Baylor senior safety Ahmad Dixon says Bears defense is going to "surprise people" this year…
Baylor Player to Watch
The Bears average 61 points and 686 yards per game. Granted the Bears have played against some non-BCS teams, those statistics are impressive. For the most part, fans know about Bryce Petty and the Bears passing game. Add the fact head coach Art Briles is Texas Tech's former running backs coach and the Baylor offense is what stands out.
Very few are talking about the Baylor defense. Somewhere in the offense's shadow lies a defense that has played a big role in the Bears' undefeated run.
One of the best players on the defense is safety Ahmad Dixon. Th senior is a confident, physical defensive back who was a top 10 rated safety on Scout.com in 2010.
Dixon has five pass break-ups this season and 50 tackles. Of those, 34 of them are solo, two are for loss.
Don't let his one interception fool you. Dixon is a threat and it's smart to not throw to his side.
On the other hand, former Gonzaga basketball player Demetri Goodson is a key factor for the Bears defense too. Goodson, the younger brother of Jets running back Mike Goodson and the younger half-brother of Dallas Cowboys defensive back Jakar Hamilton. Goodson has three interceptions this season.
This defense has multiple weapons. With two true freshman quarterbacks leading the Red Raiders offense, it will be tough to get past the Baylor defense. Don't throw to Dixon's side though, the game may get out of hand quickly.
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