SOUTH BEND, IN - NOVEMBER 21: Andre Dixon #2 of the Univeristy of Connecticut Huskies runs with the ball against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on November 21, 2009 in South Bend, Indiana. Connecticut defeated Notre Dame 33-30 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
It looks former UConn Huskies RB Andre Dixon will get another chance to play professional football. This time around though it looks like it'll be north of the border in the Canadian Football League.
Congratulations to Andre Dixon for signing with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.I am really happy... fb.me/1XiJZNrNW
— Gino Caro (@GinoCaroSAID) May 15, 2013
Training camp begins for the BC Lions in two weeks and Dixon will get a chance to show his stuff. He'll compete with three other running backs for a chance to make the team.
Dixon last played professionally in 2011 for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the now defunct United Football League (UFL).
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