Michael Dickson is a professional football punter who represents the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL. He has also played college football while being in Texas.
Michael Dickson was born on 4th January 1996 and was brought up in Sydney. He first played soccer when he was young and switched to Australian Rules football when he was merely nine years old. In his first year when he used to play for America Rule Football, he was honored with Golden Boot Award for having the best kicking. He maintained his performance while being among the top-notch players in Australian football. He played for the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and participated in the local Sydney AFL competition. Later, he was placed in the Sydney Swans of talent academy when he was in his youth.
He continued to play for the University of New South Wales. He attempted to be drafted professionally for the AFL team but was later overlooked. Dickson attained the limelight when he was chosen to play for Swan in the 2014 NEAFL Grand finale. But, the team was defeated by a two-point margin. In 2015, at the age of 19, Dickson got shifted to Melbourne to make a trial with Prokick Australia that is a coaching program that helps growing up kickers and punters to attain a professional career in American football. While he was being with Prokick Australia, he was picked by the University of Texas as a punter.
Michael Dickson Career
While performing with Longhorns in 2015 during his first year of the season, Dickson made 77 punts and rushed for around 3,179 net yards with an average of 41.3. In 2016, he scored for 65 punts while running with 3,079 net yards with an average of 47.4. In 2017, Dickson won the honor of Ray Guy Awards. He was named as MVP of the Texas Bowl 2017. In his junior season, he made overall 84 punts and rushed for 3,984 net yards with an average of 47.4. In late December 2017, it was announced that Dickson would terminate his senior seasons at Texas and will play for NFL Draft 2018.
Dickson was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round while being at 149th place overall in the 2018 NFL Draft. He was honored with the regular punting job after veteran Jon Ryan was released for a long-term period. Dickson made his debut with the Seahawks while playing against Denver Broncos. In the match, he had 6 punts with net yards to be 354. It was his biggest loss with an overall score of 27-24. Dickson was also honored with NFC Special Teams Player of the Week because of his performance in Week 8 against Detroit Lions.
Michael Dickson Biography
|Real Name||Michael Dickson|
|Birth Date||4 January 1996|
|Age (as of 2021)||25 Years|
|Birth Place||Sydney, Australia|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 94 kg – in Pounds – 208 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|School||Kirrawee High School|
|College||University of Texas|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Girlfriend||Gianni Yechel Outram|
While being off the field, Dickson used to spend his time with his gorgeous girlfriend named Gianni Outram who is a Texas cheerleader and who looks amazing in her outfits while being posed with Michael Dickson.
Michael Dickson Net worth
In May 2018, it was announced that the Seahawks will sign Michael Dickson with a contract extending to four years. Multiple reports stated that the deal was worth $14.5 million with a total of $16 million overall and $10.6 million guaranteed for the first two years. Dickson’s new deal put him on the list of top-paid punters in the NFL. He will make an average of $3.625 million that will be his new money over the four years and that puts Dickson second in the list after Johnny Hekker who makes $3.75 million a year.
- Dickson is not a kind of pet lover. He is annoyed with animals and loves to have cleanliness surrounding his area.
- He loves to enjoy music and went on to use different apps while searching for it.
- At first, Dickson wanted to play for Australia Rules Football. This was his dream while growing up but when he went to play for NFL in 2015, he decided to given American Football a chance. That’s when he wanted to play for NFL.
- He often used to watch sneakers, videos, journals, and mediate while being heading over to VMAC.
- He loves to eat fries with potatoes and chili, tomato, and cheese. This makes his special diet when he is out with someone and spending time alone.
- While being alone, he used to spend his spare time with his cousin. they are of the same age and probably make a good relationship while being together. He spends his best time with him as they both have got similar lives.