- Kevin Dyson
Super Bowl XXXIV, Rams Mike Jones performs The Tackleon Kevin Dyson
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* Tennessee Oilers /
San Diego Chargers(2004)*
Washington Redskins(2005)*:*Offseason member only
Kevin Tyree Dyson (born
June 23, 1975in Logan, Utah) is a former American football wide receiverof the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Tennessee Oilers 16th overall in the 1998 NFL Draft. He played college footballat Utah.
Dyson is perhaps best known for his part in two historic NFL plays - the
Music City Miracleand The Tackle. He is also the older brother of NFL cornerbackand former Titans teammate Andre Dyson. They were the first brothers in NFL history to score touchdowns in the same game.
Clearfield High School, in Clearfield, Utah, where he helped his team win the State 5A championship.
Dyson played for the
Tennessee Titansfrom 1998 to 2001. In the 1999 playoffs, he was involved in the two most memorable plays in franchise history. Dyson was the recipient of Frank Wycheck's disputed lateral known by many as the Music City Miracle, and he was tackled by Mike Jones "one yard short" of scoring the probable game-tying touchdownas time expired in Super Bowl XXXIV, known simply as The Tackle.
Dyson played for the
Carolina Panthersin 2003 but saw very little action due to injury. He did appear briefly in Super Bowl XXXVIII. The San Diego Chargersacquired Dyson for the 2004 season, but Dyson was unable to play. In 2005 he signed with the Washington Redskins but was cut on September 3when teams reduced their rosters to the final 53 players. He finished his 6 NFL seasons with 124 receptions for 1,500 yards and 11 touchdowns in 59 games.
Dyson now lives in Nashville, Tennessee and is an assistant coach on the Glencliff High School football team.
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