Joe Dillon Awarded Male Student-Athlete Comeback of the Year

Cajun Nation

After being away from the game for over 600 days, redshirt senior Joe Dillon has been honored with the Park Place Surgical Hospital Male Student-Athlete Comeback of the Year Award following his stellar play during the 2019 campaign.
 
Dillon, who missed the 2018 season due to a hip injury, worked his way back onto the gridiron and secured Second Team All-Sun Belt Conference honors and Honorable Mention All-Louisiana recognition as a redshirt junior.
 
Appearing in all 14 games during the Ragin’ Cajuns’ historic 2019 season, Dillon finished the year tied for sixth on the team with 45 tackles and added a forced fumble and seven quarterback hurries.
 
The rising redshirt senior also led the squad with 8.0 sacks, tying him for the fifth-most in a single season and upping his career total to 19.5, 2.0 sacks shy of setting the program record for the most in a career.­
 
A member of the program since 2015, Dillon has played in 38 games and has been credited with 126 total tackles, 30.0 tackles-for-loss and 19.5 sacks.
 
For more information on 2020 Louisiana Football tickets, fans are encouraged to call the Louisiana Athletics Ticket Office at the Cajundome at (337) 265-2100, or renew their season tickets online here.
 

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