Former Tusculum University quarterback Kyle Dickey returned his alma mater in 2019 and serves as a graduate assistant coach on offense and will work with the TU signal callers.
From 2015-2018, Dickey served on the coaching staff at Brevard (N.C.) High School where he helped the Blue Devils to three State Playoff appearances (2016-2018) including a 2016 conference championship, the program’s first in 10 years.
He served as offensive coordinator in his final three seasons at Brevard, leading BHS to a 27-13 record which included a regional runner-up finish. His 2016 team averaged 37.2 points per game while amassing 332.3 yards offensively per contest.
Dickey, a native of McDonough, Georgia played at Tusculum from 2011-2014 where he saw action at quarterback, wide receiver and tight end. He is the only player in program history to record a touchdown pass, catch and rush in a career.
In his 24-game career, he played in 15 games under center where he passed for 1,249 yards with 12 touchdowns and six interceptions. He completed 109 of his 176 attempts for a 61.9 completion percentage which is ranked fourth-best in Tusculum history.
In his senior year in 2014, he led Tusculum to four straight wins to end the season including a 14-10 come-from-behind win at Wingate, followed by a 20-17 overtime win over UNC Pembroke the following week as he completed a 27-yard pass on fourth down for the game-winner. In his final collegiate game, he rallied Tusculum from a 12-point deficit with 3:29 left in the contest with two TD passes in a 38-35 win at Mars Hill.
Dickey played his prep career at Luella High School in Locust Grove, Georgia where he garnered All-State honors while passing for 3,500 yards and 35 touchdowns.
He was a member of the Tusculum Athletic Director’s Honor Roll while majoring in sports science. He graduated from TU in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree.