Dedrick Dodge

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Dedrick Dodge
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Position: Safety
Personal information
Born: (1967-06-14) June 14, 1967 (age 55)
Neptune, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school: East Brunswick (East Brunswick, New Jersey), Mulberry (Mulberry, Florida)
College: Florida State
Undrafted: 1989
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Dedrick Allen Dodge (born June 14, 1967), is a former American football safety. He played college football at Florida State University and in eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL), from 1991 to 1998. He is a two time Super Bowl champion. He played in Super Bowl XXIX for the San Francisco 49ers and in Super Bowl XXXII for the Denver Broncos. He also played for the London Monarchs in the inaugural season of the World League of American Football; London won the first World Bowl that year, meaning that Dodge has three pro football championship rings.

Dodge played high school football at East Brunswick High School in East Brunswick, New Jersey and Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida. [1]

Dodge spent two seasons as the head football coach at Mulberry Senior High School. According to The Ledger of Lakeland, Dodge previously coached a year at Evangel Christian in Lakeland, Florida, leading the team to an 11–3 record and a state title in 2005. He then coached a year at Victory Christian after Evangel folded and led the Storm to a 10–4 record with some of Evangel's former players.

Victory finished state runner-up in 2005, losing to Tallahassee FAMU in the 1B state title game. Dodge has returned to his home in Locust Grove, Georgia, about 30 miles south of Atlanta, where he maintained a home in Georgia since 2007 after he began coaching at Fort Valley State University as an assistant. Dodge previously coached in Polk County at Victory Christian, Mulberry and Evangel Christian, where he won a state title in 2005. [2]

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References

  1. Dedrick Dodge Archived September 8, 2015, at the Wayback Machine , The Pro Football Archives. Accessed February 5, 2016. "High School: East Brunswick (NJ); Mulberry (FL)"
  2. Fuoco, Roy. "Davidson takes over at Ridge for homesick Dodge". The Ledger. Retrieved 1 February 2021.