KJ Dillon


Height: 6-1
Weight: 203
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
HS/Last School: Apopka HS


  • Has played in 35 career games and started 16
2014 (Jr.)
  • Played in 13 games and started 12
  • Fourth-leading tackler, finishing with 62 tackles, including 43 unassisted tackles, 0.5 sacks, 7.5 tackles for loss,
  • Tied for the team lead with three interceptions and seven pass breakups
  • Used on 998 plays, including 904 on defense
  • Saw action on a season-high 84 defensive plays against Alabama and Texas A&M
  • Earned WVU’s Defensive MVP honors against Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl, finishing with five solo tackles, a pass breakup and returning an interception 35 yards for a touchdown
  • Registered a career-high 11 tackles at Iowa State, including five solo tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a pass breakup
  • Also had a career-high six assisted tackles at Iowa State
  • Finished with a career-high eight tackles against Kansas State, including career-high seven solo stops and one pass breakup
  • Had five tackles at Texas; including four solo stops
  • Registered five tackles against TCU, including three solo stops and had an interception and a pass breakup
  • Finished with four tackles, including one for loss at Oklahoma State
  • Three solo tackles and two pass breakups vs. Baylor
  • Registered first career interception at Texas Tech
  • Also had four tackles against the Red Raiders, including three solo tackles and a pass breakup
  • Finished with four tackles against Kansas; including three solo stops
  • Two solo tackles against Oklahoma
  • Finished with three tackles, including one for loss at Maryland
  • Registered six tackles (four solo) and a tackle for loss vs. Alabama
2013 (So.)
  • Played in nine games and started four at safety
  • Finished the season with 28 tackles, including 23 solo stops, three tackles for loss, a fumble recovery and six pass breakups
  • Led the team with six pass breakups
  • Career high in pass breakups (2) vs. Texas and at Oklahoma
  • Set career highs in unassisted tackles (6) and total tackles (6) at Baylor
  • Recovered first career fumble vs. Maryland
2012 (Fr.)
  • Added depth at boundary safety and was used on special teams
  • Played in all 13 games
  • Finished with 20 tackles, including 14 solo tackles and a forced fumble
High School
  • Three-year starter for coach Rick Darlington at Apopka High
  • 2011 Orlando Sentinel All-Central Florida Second Team Defense
  • Played in the 2011 Central Florida All-Star Game for the East Side
  • Birthday is May 11
  • Son of Kimberly Dillon
  • One of three children
  • Majoring in communication studies


Totals 481254010018475603526
2012Fr1314620     1 
2013So9235283.08    6
Special Teams
Totals 488501922625
Totals 486


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