- Hanford Dixon
|DateOfBirth=birth date and age|1958|12|25
Jersey Number= 29
DraftedRound=1 / Pick 22
Hanford Dixon (born
December 25, 1958in Mobile, Alabama) is a former professional American football cornerbackwho played his entire career (1981-1989) for the Cleveland Brownsof the NFL. Dixon made the Pro Bowlthree times, in 1986, 1987 and 1988. He was drafted by the Browns out of The University of Southern Mississippiwith the 22nd pick in the first found of the 1981 NFL Draft. He also is credited with naming the Cleveland Browns " Dawg Pound," the section of the stadium known for their antics during Browns home games at the old Municipal Stadium inspired by Dixon's "barking" to teammates, especially fellow cornerback Frank Minnifield. Hanford Dixon is married and has two sons Kyle and Hanford Jr, and two daughters Merci and Hanna.
Dixon and his wife of 19 years, Hikia, remain a visible presence on the football front in Cleveland as well.
He is pregame TV host (along with
Chuck Galetti, Reggie Langhorneand Bob Golic) on WOIO's Browns Tailgate 19, and serves as radio analyst for the Cleveland Gladiatorsarena league team. He manages his non-profit organization, "Right Path Foundation", with his wife Hikia, who is the Master Instructor and Black Belt Sensei along with executive director of www.rightpathmartialarts.com.
* [http://www.isellcleveland.com/ Hanford Dixon's Real Estate Business Website]
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