AS A FRESHMAN (2004-05)
OUTDOOR: Finished 13th in the decathlon at the C-USA Championships (5/13), recording the top long jump of the year for the Green Wave in the event at 18-05.25. Posted seven personal records overall in the decathlon.
OUTDOOR (includes decathlon marks)
100 Meters: 12.00 (5/13/05)
200 Meters: 24.57 (4/9/05)
400 Meters: 54.96 (5/13/05)
1500 Meters: 5:04.63 (5/13/05)
Long Jump: 5.62m, 18-5.25 (5/13/05)
Pole Vault: 3.60m, 11-9.75 (4/13/05)
Javelin: 46.68m, 153-02 (5/13/05)
Decathlon: 4091 points (5/13/05)
An all-district selection in track as a senior and helped the Greenies to second place in the state during his junior year. Was the district MVP in football as a senior after registering 100 tackles and eight sacks. Also earned second team all-state recognition in football and helped his team to the playoffs for three straight seasons.
Full name is Richard Douglas Dickson. Born January 5, 1986 in Sepulpa, Okla.The son of Rick and Brenda Dickson. Father is the Athletic Director at Tulane. Sister Kelli plays volleyball for the Green Wave.