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Dexton Fields

Position Wide Receiver
Height 6'0"
Weight 208 lbs.
Class Redshirt Senior
Hometown Dallas, Texas
High School South Oak Cliff HS

Career Honors: 2007: KU co-Offensive Player of the Week (vs. Iowa State)

Did You Know? Dexton Fields has caught at least one pass in 24 consecutive games entering the 2008 season. That number is tied for ninth-best in the NCAA entering the year.

2007 (Jr.): Ranked 12th in the Big 12 and 77th in the NCAA in receptions per game (4.85)… Ranked 10th in the Big 12 and 85th in the NCAA in receiving yards per game (64.15)… Led the team in receptions with 63, a number which was second in school history behind only 70 by Richard Estell in 1985… It marked the second consecutive season he led the team in catches, a feat not accomplished since Isaac Byrd led in 1995 and 1996… His 834 receiving yards were second on the team and ranked sixth on the school season chart… Caught six touchdown passes to tie for ninth on the school season list… His 12 career touchdown catches are tied for sixth on the school career list… Has 1,304 career receiving yards to rank 14th in school history… His 109 career catches are the sixth-most in school history… Tied a single-game school record with three others with 11 catches against Iowa State… Closed the season with three straight 100-yard receiving games to tie another school record with four others… Had 109 yards vs. Iowa State, 116 (on eight receptions) vs. Missouri and 101 yards (on seven catches) vs. Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl… Recorded 14 catches of 20-plus yards on the year, including a long of 37 against Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl… Caught at least one pass of 30 yards in six different games… Caught at least two passes in 12 of 13 games (caught just one at Colorado).

2006 (So.): Started all 12 games of the season… Led the team with 45 receptions and tied for the team lead with five touchdown catches… Ended the year with a total of 455 receiving yards for an average of 37.9 yards per contest… Had a season-long 31-yard catch against South Florida… Set two career-bests against Nebraska with eight catches for 108 yards… Caught at least two passes in each of the last 11 games of the season.

2005 (Fr.): Saw action in 10 games… Lone reception of the season was a 15-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter against Iowa State that helped propel KU to bowl eligibility… Played extensively on special teams.

2004 (RS): Redshirted.

High School: An All-District First Team wide receiver… Hauled in 48 catches for 797 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior… Best game of the 2003 season came against Woodrow Wilson in which he made six catches — including a state record five for touchdowns… Had three catches for 95 yards at the 2003 Coca-Cola All-Star game… Listed No. 55 on the Dallas Morning News Top 100… Coached by J.B. Wallace… Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born in Dallas, Texas… Majoring in African-American studies… Would like to be a coach… Hobbies include ushering, music, video games and church… Son of Marcella and Darrell Fields, Sr…. Father was a basketball player at Texas A&I, while mother played volleyball at Texas A&I… Has two brothers and one sister.

Favorites: Place to eat in Lawrence – Wherever there is fried chicken; Place to play football – Memorial Stadium; Activity other than football – Ushering at church; Athlete – Barry Sanders; Pregame ritual – Being the last out of the locker room; Football memory – Any memorable clutch catch

Receiving G Rec Yds Avg TD LG
2007 13 63 834 13.2 6 37
2006 12 45 455 10.0 5 31
2005 10 1 15 15.0 1 15
Totals 35 109 1304 12.0 12 37
Rushing G Att Yds Avg TD LG
2007 13 3 20 6.7 0 16
2006 12 1 7 7.0 0 7
Totals 25 4 27 6.8 0 16