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#37 Cedric Dozier
Position: Cornerback
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: Roanoke, AL
High School: Lakes HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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Dozier made the first four starts of his career at cornerback in the final four games of his 2013 redshirt season and is expected to be back in the mix for playing time in the defensive backfield in 2014. He will begin the  campaign listed in the No. 2 spot at one of the team’s cornerback positions on the preseason depth chart. Dozier started his collegiate career as a wide receiver but moved to cornerback during his first training camp as a 2012 sophomore.

Career Stats
Game Logs: 20142013
Cal Career (2012 – Present)
► Has played in 12 games with four starts all as a 2013 redshirt freshman with career totals of 17 tackles and two pass breakups
► Recorded a career-high five tackles in the first start of his career vs. Arizona during his 2013 redshirt freshman season, while registering a career-high single pass breakup against both Washington State and Oregon State
► Changed to his current uniform No. 37 beginning with 2013 spring practices from the No. 7 he wore in his first season with the program in 2012
► Started his career at Cal as a wide receiver before moving to defensive back during his first training camp in 2012
Sophomore (2014)
► Listed at a No. 2 position at one cornerback spot on the preseason depth chart
► Had three tackles in the spring game
Freshman (2013)
► Played in all 12 games and started each of the team’s final four games at cornerback
► Contributed 17 tackles and two pass breakups
► Recorded a career-high five tackles in the first start of his career vs. Arizona, while adding four stops at Colorado, three at Washington and vs. USC, and one vs. Washington State and vs. Oregon State
► Registered career-high-tying single pass breakups vs. Washington State and vs. Oregon State
► Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic
► Had one tackle in the spring game

Freshman (2012)
► Redshirted
► Did not play
► Started his career at Cal as a wide receiver before moving to defensive back during training camp
► Cal’s No. 4 recruit according to Athlon, who also had him at No. 39 among the nation’s top wide receiver recruits
► Checked in at No. 57 among the country’s top freshman wide receivers according to Phil Steele

Lakes HS (Class of 2012)
► A three-year starter who played four seasons of varsity football with his team going 11-1 overall and 5-0 in the SPSL to win a league title in each of the four campaigns, with his junior team reaching the state semifinals and all four of his team’s losses coming in their final game of the season
► Played primarily at wide receiver as a 2011 senior after spending his 2009 sophomore and 2010 junior prep campaigns as a dual-threat quarterback
► was also a cornerback on the defensive side of the ball all three seasons
► Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl following his senior season when his offensive stats included 28 receptions for 479 yards and five touchdown catches, 34 rushes for 291 yards and three TDs, and 17-of-20 passing for 238 yards, three touchdowns and a 141.0 quarterback rating
► Added 13 tackles and an interception on defense as a senior
► Had a huge campaign on the ground as a junior with 1,223 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns on 183 rushes, and was 91-of-142 for 1,181 yards with 13 TDs through the air to lead the league in passing while ranking second in rushing and scoring

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2012)
► A four-star recruit by Rivals and Scout, while ESPN and MaxPreps gave him three
► Ranked as the nation’s No. 12 athlete according to Rivals, while Scout had him at No. 19 and ESPN at No. 46
► The nation’s No. 24 cornerback according to Scout
► Also on a MaxPreps list for the nation’s best cornerbacks and safeties but with no specific rankings
► Listed as the nation’s No. 152 player overall by Rivals and No. 292 according to Scout

► Full name is Cedric D. Dozier
► Born February 5, 1993
► Raised along with his cousins Gerard and Quentin Thomas by his aunt Barbara Thomas
► Intended major is business administration

Dozier's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 5 (vs. Arizona, 2013)
Pass Breakups: 1 (twice, last at Stanford, 2013)

Last Updated
August 8, 2014

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