Stan Hixon

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Stan Hixon
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1957-06-24) June 24, 1957 (age 59)
Lakeland, Florida
Playing career
1976–1978 Iowa State
Position(s) Wide receiver
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)
2000–2003 LSU (AHC/WR)
2004–2009 Washington Redskins (WR)
2010–2011 Buffalo Bills (WR)
2012–2013 Penn State (AHC/WR)
2014-2015 Houston Texans (WR)
2017-present Temple (WR)

Stan Hixon (born July 24, 1957) is an American football coach and former player. Hixon is currently the wide receivers coach at Temple.

Playing Career[edit]

Hixon played four years at Iowa State and accrued career numbers of 46 catches for 776 yards.

Coaching Career[edit]

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.[1]

Hixon was the wide receivers coach for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL) for six years,[2] until January 2010, when his contract was not renewed after the Redskins hired new head coach Mike Shanahan.

Following his departure from Washington, Hixon served as the wide receiver coach under Chan Gailey for the Buffalo Bills from 2010 through 2012.[3]

From 2012 through 2013, Hixon was the assistant head coach and wide receivers coach under Bill O'Brien at Penn State.[4] 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.


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