Kessler completed 23 of 39 yards for 321 yards and three touchdowns for USC.
The Trojans ran 105 plays while racking up 37 first downs and 702 yards of total offense.
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2015: Dixon will compete to start at tight end as a sophomore in 2015.
2014: Dixon served as the often-used backup tight end as a first-year freshman in 2014. Overall while appearing in 12 games (he missed the California game while suspended for a student conduct issue), he had 14 catches for 198 yards (14.1 avg) with 4 TDs. He even started against Arizona State.
His first reception as a Trojan was a 22-yard TD against Fresno State, his only catch of the game. He added a 25-yard reception at Boston College and 2 catches for 44 yards against Oregon State. Both of his receptions against Colorado were touchdowns (15 and 9 yards). He had a 12-yard catch at UCLA and added 3 grabs for 27 yards against Notre Dame. He caught 4 passes for 44 yards, including a 20-yard TD, against Nebraska.
HIGH SCHOOL: He made 2013 Prep Star All-American Dream Team, Parade All-American second team, ESPN 300, Cal-Hi Sports All-State second team, Max Preps All-State Division I second team, Orange County Register Fab 15 first team, All-Ventura County Coaches Association first team, Ventura County Star All-Area and All-Marmonte League as a senior tight end at St. Bonaventure High in Ventura (Calif.). He had 64 receptions for 781 yards (12.2 avg) with 14 TDs in 2013.
As a junior in 2012, he made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Junior second team as he had 23 catches for 349 yards (15.2 avg) with 5 TDs.
He also played basketball at St. Bonaventure, averaging 10.4 points and 5.8 rebounds during his career as a center. Current Trojans Giovanni Di Poalo also prepped at St. Bonaventure.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH BRYCE DIXON