June 24, 1957 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1980–1982||Morehead State (RB)|
|1983–1988||Appalachian State (WR/TE)|
|1989–1992||South Carolina (WR)|
|1993–1994||Wake Forest (RB)|
|1995–1999||Georgia Tech (WR)|
|2004–2009||Washington Redskins (WR)|
|2010–2011||Buffalo Bills (WR)|
|2012–2013||Penn State (AHC/WR)|
|2014-2015||Houston Texans (WR)|
Hixon played four years at Iowa State and accrued career numbers of 46 catches for 776 yards.
Following his graduation, Hixon served as an assistant coach at Morehead State, Appalachian State, South Carolina, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and LSU before coaching leaving the college ranks for the NFL.
Hixon was the wide receivers coach for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) for six years, until January 2010, when his contract was not renewed after the Redskins hired new head coach Mike Shanahan.
From 2012 through 2013, Hixon was the assistant head coach and wide receivers coach under Bill O'Brien at Penn State. Hixon then moved to Houston to be the Texans wide receivers coach in 2014, after O'Brien was hired to be the head coach of the Texans.
In March of 2017, Hixon joined Geoff Collins' staff at Temple.
- Washington Redskins Profile.Retrieved December 29, 2010.
- Buffalo Bills Coaches.Retrieved December 29, 2010.
- Gross, Mike (October 20, 2013). "Looking at Penn State football's immediate past, present and future". Lancaster Newspapers. Retrieved October 20, 2013.
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