Inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1988, Mr. Hixon posted a career record of 279-91-17 as a football coach, compiling a 210-71-8 record during his coaching career at GMA/Woodward. During his 25 years at Woodward, Mr. Hixon led two football teams to victory in the 1970 and 1980 state championships. He also was named the 1985 National High School Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Coach of the Year in 1970 and 1980, and led his team to 17 playoff appearances. In 2006, Mr. Hixon was inducted posthumously into the Georgia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame.
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