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Hanford Dixon
Jersey #(s)
Born December 25, 1958 (1958-12-25) (age 51)
Mobile, Alabama
Career information
Year(s) 19811989
NFL Draft 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22
College Southern Mississippi
Professional teams
Career stats
Interceptions 26
INT yards 225
Sacks 2
Stats at NFL.com
Career highlights and awards

Hanford Dixon (born December 25, 1958 in Mobile, Alabama) is a former professional American football cornerback who played his entire career (1981-1989) for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. Dixon made the Pro Bowl three times, in 1986, 1987 and 1988. He was drafted by the Browns out of The University of Southern Mississippi with 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 remain a visible presence on the football front in Cleveland as well.

He serves as a football analyst for WTAM radio in Clevleand, is the radio color analyst for the Cleveland Gladiators, and is the color analyst for the high school football game of the week on FSN Ohio. He manages his non-profit organization, Right Path Foundation, with his wife Sensei Dixon, who is the Master Instructor and Black Belt Sensei along with executive director of www.rightpathmartialarts.com.

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