Def. Tackle, 6-5, 288
Dinwiddie’s continued progress would be a huge lift for the
Commodores, though he enters the 2002 season with off-season
knee surgery. One of the team’s most improved players in spring
practice prior to injury. Should be a starter if 100% healthy.
Has added 40 pounds since arriving on campus.
Played second team defense in 3-4 set... Was in on goal-line
situations and relieved starters... Active on special teams,
including punt coverage... Credited with a pair of tackles.
Named All-State and All-Region as senior... Selected to Nashville
Tennessean All Midstate Squad as DL and TE... As senior, recorded
50 tackle and six sacks, helping team to state playoffs...
As junior, team went to state finals... Was heavyweight qualifier
for state wrestling tournament as junior and senior... Member
of Business Leaders of America and FCA... National Honor Society
Is enrolled in the Peabody School, working toward a double
major in philosophy and Human and Organizational Development.
Son of Fred Dinwiddie and Carol Sewell... Born November 27,
1981... Played high school football at Pensacola (Fla.) High
before moving to Hendersonville, Tenn. after sophomore season...
Enjoys softball, fishing and hanging out with teammates...
Tutors youngsters with Backfield in Motion project.