6 Year Pro

Univ. Rhode Island HALL OF FAME

In 1993, Hixson finished his high school career with a completion percentage of 72%, of which the team was named “The Best Team In Washington State History.” Going to The University of Rhode Island, Coach Hixson started his whole career in college and set a number of school records, notably throwing for 8,574 yards.

Hixson earned numerous Yankee Conference and Eastern Athletic Conference Association awards. Also, he was awarded the Golden Helmet. In 1995, Hixson led his team to 6 last minute drives to victory. After being on 8 NFL Short Lists, the Arena Football League was Hixson’s next stop. This league teaches unbelievably good characteristics for the position of Quarterback, namely because of throwing almost every down. His team went to the Arena Bowl twice in his AFL career.
Having the resume, Coach Hixson consistently has opportunities such as: EA Sports Madden and NCAA Motion Capture of the QB, Multiple Movie, TV Show and Commercial appearances, sport direction on film and castings teams.

Stacey Bailey - WR Coach

9 Year Pro

San Jose State University

All American

WR coach Stacey Bailey played college football at San Jose State University, where he played for coach Jack Elway (father of John Elway). Bailey was an All-Conference selection in 1980, and added All-American and All-Conference honors in 1981. He was selected to play in the 1982 Senior Bowl and the East-West Shrine Game. He ranked 2nd in career receiving yards (2,223 on 123 catches) in program history at the time he graduated from San Jose State, and finished his college career with 18.9 yards per catch, third in all-time in that category in the Mountain West Conference.

Coach Bailey was selected in the 3rd round of the 1982 NFL draft, 63rd overall, by the Atlanta Falcons. He finished his career with 206 receptions for 3,422 yards (16.6 avg.) and 18 touchdowns. He had his best years in 1983 and '84. In 1983 he caught 55 passes for 881 yards and six touchdowns. In 1984 he Caught 67 passes for 1,138 yards and six scores.


10 Year Pro

Univ. N. Arizona HALL OF FAME

Selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the 7th round of the 1988 draft. A Northern Arizona with a powerful second gear, 

It was in 1990 Glanville brought his fiery brand of football from Houston including the Red Gun offense (a Run ‘N Shoot variant). The Falcons went high octane.  Mike had his best season as a pro in 1991, catching passes from Chris Miller and Billy Joe Tolliver. Among them was a Hail Mary from Tolliver to Haynes to stun the 49ers and kick the door open on the race for the NFC West.

Haynes finished with a gaudy league leading 22.4 yards per reception, 1122 yards, and 11 touchdowns on just 50 passes.  In 1992 and 1993, Haynes led the NFL in longest reception with 89 and 98 respectively.  Haynes joined the Saints in 1994 and recorded a career high 77 receptions.  Over his 3 seasons in his hometown, Michael had 162 receptions for 2368 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Tyrone Poole - DB Coach

14 Year Pro

Fort Valley State University


Tyrone graduated from Lagrange High School, where he lettered in both football and track and field.  Tyrone was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the first round (22nd overall).  He was the first Defensive Back taken in the 1995 NFL Draft.  While in college at Fort Valley, Tyrone was a four year starter and became the first player from the university to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.  Tyrone also competed in Track and Field, setting school records in the 100 and 200 meters.  He placed in the Track and Field Outdoor National Championship his sophomore, junior and senior years.

Tyrone is 1 of 2 athletes in Fort Valley State history to obtain All-American status in two sports (Football and Track and Field).   Poole is an inductee of the Division II Football Hall Of Fame and SIAC Conference Hall Of Fame.  Tyrone played 14 years in the National Football League and was a starter 12 of the 14.  Tyrone is a 2 - time Super Bowl Champion: Super Bowl XXXVlll (38) and Super Bowl XXXlX (39).