AJ Dillon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Draft, Net Worth, Highlights and Stats

AJ Dillon is an American football running back for the Boston College Eagles. He is one of many intriguing backs in the 2020 NFL Draft.

AJ Dillon Bio, Wiki

AJ Dillon is an American football running back for the Boston College Eagles. He is one of many intriguing backs in the 2020 NFL Draft.

AJ Dillon High School

Dillon studied at Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts. As a junior, Dillon rushed for 1,887 yards and 26 touchdowns. As a senior, he played in only four games due to a broken leg and rushed for 635 yards with 12 touchdowns.

Dillon ran a 4.56 40-yard dash and was named MVP of Nike’s Opening. He originally committed to the University of Michigan to play college football but eventually flipped his commitment and signed with Boston College.

AJ Dillon College

Freshman season

As a freshman at Boston College in 2017, he played in all 13 games and rushed for a Boston College freshman record 1,589 yards on 300 carries with 14 touchdowns. Dillon was named the ACC Rookie of the Year.

Sophomore season

In his sophomore season, AJ played in only 10 of 13 games, due to an ankle injury suffered against Temple on September 29th, 2018. Despite being somewhat limited due to his injury, he still recorded 1,149 total yards and 11 touchdowns, making him the first player in Boston College history to post back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons. In the short time, before lightning ended the event, Dillon ran for 33 yards on six carries, including a touchdown run of 19 yards.

Junior season

On October 26, 2019, in a game against Clemson, he scored his 34th touchdown at Boston College with a 9-yard rush in the second quarter that tied him with Keith Barnette for the Eagles’ career rushing touchdowns record. Then in the third quarter, he rushed for another 9-yard for his 3,739 yards career rushing yards that tied him with Andre William’s record set in 2013.

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AJ Dillon Photo

On December 10, 2019, AJ Dillon announced that he will forgo his senior year eligibility at Boston College and declared for the 2020 NFL draft. He holds the program’s all-time rushing record with 4,382 yards in three seasons and is 220 yards short of Atlantic Coast Conference career rushing record. Dillon’s 38 career rushing touchdowns, 40 total touchdowns, and 4,618 all-purpose yards are also program records.

AJ Dillon Age

Dillon was born as Algiers Jameal William Dillon on May 2, 1998, in New London, Connecticut, United States (he is 23 years old as of 2021.)

AJ Dillon Height

Dillon stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall and weighs 245 lb (111 kg).

AJ Dillon Family / Parents

Dillon is the son of Jameal Dillon and Jessyca Campbell. Dillon’s grandfather, Tom Gatewood, played college football at the University of Notre Dame.

AJ Dillon Wife

Dillon got engaged to Gabrielle Toonen in December 2021. She posted on her Instagram page about her engagement with him on the 28th of December 2021.


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AJ Dillon Net Worth

Dillon has an estimated of between $1 million – $5 million which he earns through his career as a football running back

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Dillon.

Who is AJ Dillon?

 He is an American football running back

How old is AJ Dillon?

23 years old as of 2021

How tall is AJ Dillon?

6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)

Who is AJ Dillon married to?

Gabrielle Toonen

How much money does AJ Dillon earn?

Not Available

How much is AJ Dillon worth?

$1 million – $5 million

AJ Dillon Stats

Season Team Conf G Rushing Receiving
Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2017 Boston College ACC 13 300 1,589 5.3 14 0 0 0.0 0
2018 Boston College ACC 10 227 1,108 4.9 10 8 41 5.1 1
2019 Boston College ACC 12 318 1,685 5.3 14 13 195 15.0 1
Career 35 845 4,382 5.2 38 21 236 11.2 2
All values from Sports Reference


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