Travell Dixon Reportedly Transferring To Washington From Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 08: A general view of Bryant-Denny Stadium during the game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on September 8, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Travell Dixon will transfer to the University of Washington, according to a report. Dixon was a highly regarded juco prospect with significant athleticism but questionable football skills development.

Alabama Crimson Tide cornerback Travell Dixon will reportedly transfer to the Washington Huskies, says Scout.com. Dixon is a juco transfer from East Arizona Community College who cited "family and personal reasons" for wanting to transfer.

Dixon earned high praise for his raw athleticism (including a 4.4 40 yard dash) as a junior college prospect, but because he only began playing football as a high school senior, he was still behind in development. The complexity of Alabama's defense was a significant challenge for him. SB Nation's Alabama blog Roll 'Bama Roll pointed out that with the Tide's secondary set to return next year more-or-less intact, Dixon may simply be concerned about his level of exposure.

As a freshman at East Arizona, Dixon collected 26 tackles and two interceptions and was named to the All-WSFL and All-ACCAC teams.

For more on Tide football, visit Alabama blog Roll Bama Roll, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills. For complete college football coverage, head to SB Nation's NCAA football hub.

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