Class of 1974
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.
1959 - 1965
All-Eastern Running Back
All-Canadian Running Back
Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy
Lord Calvert Trophy for Montreal Alouettes MVP
Schenley Award for Most Outstanding Player