BIOGRAPHY
5   Chris Dinkins
Chris Dinkins
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tyler, TX

High School:
Lee

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 224

Position:
LB


An athletic defender who began his Cowboy career as a receiver and transitioned to linebacker in the spring of 2011.

2010 (Freshman): Saw action as a true freshman on special teams, offense and defense ... Began the season as a wideout and had an 18-yard reception against Tulsa ... Ended the season as a safety with five tackles ... Had a tackle at Louisiana and Texas Tech and two stops at Texas ... Also had a tackle at Kansas ... Played in every game.

High School: A versatile athlete with a listed time of 4.4 in the 40 ... Rated as one of Texas' top 20 defensive backs by Texas Football but is projected to be a receiver at Oklahoma State ... An all-district and all-area selection ... Rated as one of the state's top 300 players by Texas Football and a national top 300 recruit by Scout (No. 263) and No. 41 in the country as a receiver by that service ... Ran for 858 yards and 8.3 yards per carry as a senior to go with six touchdown receptions and an 11.7-yards per catch average ... Had six touchdown catches for a Lee team that advanced to the third round of the state playoffs ... An accomplished track athlete who has competed in the 4x100, 4x200, 200 meters and long jump and participated in basketball as well ... Rivals ranked him No. 100 as a receiver.

Personal: Born Nov. 11, 1991, in Jacksonville, Texas ... Son of Christopher and Steffi Dinkins ... Has a brother and two sisters ... Plans to major in business ... A former TCU commitment who also had offers from Missouri and Kansas, among others ... Has a vertical leap of 38 inches.

Dinkins' Career Stats
Year GP UT-AT-TT TFL Sacks INT PBU QBH FF FR
2010 13 4-1-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 13 4-1-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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