The third-leading scorer in Texas football history has kicked his last football as a Texas Longhorn, as Cameron Dicker has declared for the 2022 NFL Draft.
Only Ricky Williams (452) and Cedric Benson (404) have scored more points in the Burnt Orange than Dicker’s 386 career points.
Dicker is Texas’ career leader in field goals made (60) and fourth in program history in career field goal accuracy at 75.9%. He is also second all-time in UT history in extra points made (206) and made 70 consecutive extra-point attempts between 2020-21, the fourth-longest streak in Texas history.
Dicker made an official announcement on Wednesday, which can be found on Texas Football’s official site.
“Words cannot express how thankful I am for Longhorn Football, The University of Texas, and the City of Austin. To my coaches, professors, teammates, and fans, thank you for your support. There is nothing like the pride and loyalty of The University of Texas and of being a Longhorn. The Forty Acres has given me so much more than just a college football career and one of the best educations in the nation, it has given me an extended family that bleeds Burnt Orange.
“The decision to stay one more year has weighed heavy on my heart, but after careful consideration and prayer, I have decided to forgo my extra year of eligibility and declare for the NFL draft. Saying goodbye to Texas is a decision that has been difficult and is one that I would not choose if I wasn’t confident that God is ready to use me in this next chapter.
“Coming to Texas, I could never have imagined I’d be leaving holding the records of all-time field goals made and most points scored by a Texas kicker, as well as third in all-time points scored. I am humbled and honored by these accomplishments given all the great players who came before me.
“I am so proud to have represented Texas as your kicker these last four years. I love this university and I love Longhorn Nation. The Forty Acres will always be home to me.”