George Dixon

Inducted in 1974

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College Team: University of Bridgeport
George Dixon’s Canadian professional career lasted only seven seasons, but in that short time he made a major contribution to Canadian football.

       Dixon’s best season was 1962, when he was the CFL leading rusher with 1,520 yards and 11 touchdowns. He was the recipient of many major awards that year, including a unanimous All-Star selection.

       In 1963 Dixon carried the ball 1,270 yards and in the September 2nd game, rushed for 109 yards on one play (which is still a CFL record today).

       During his career, Dixon carried the ball 896 times for 5,615 yards and 59 touchdowns and had 24, 100-yard rushing games, eight of them in 1962.


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College Team: University of Bridgeport



Playing Career
Montreal Alouettes
1959 - 1965

Awards/Honours

—All-Eastern Running Back
1962, 1963

—All-Canadian Running Back
1962, 1963

—Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
1962

—Lord Calvert Trophy for Montreal Alouettes MVP
1962

—Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player
1962


Class of 1974
—George Dixon
—Bernie Faloney
—Les Lear
—Martin Ruby
—Andrew Currie
—Wilfrid "Billy" Hughes
—Annis Stukus