Robert Dinwiddie

So., Def. Tackle, 6-5, 288

Hendersonville, Tennessee
Hendersonville H.S.

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.


High School
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 member.

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.


Vanderbilt Athletic Department
2601 Jess Neely Drive
Nashville, TN 37212
615-322-GOLD (4653)