As a Sophomore (2009):
Appeared in 54 games, including 49 starts (41 at shortstop, eight at second base)...started the year at second base before taking over at shortstop on March 27...ranked second on the squad with a career-high 11 stolen bases...third on the team with .324 (33-102) average with runners on base...was fourth with 11 doubles and 10 multi-RBI games...fifth with 41 runs and 75 total bases...tallied a career-best 12-game hitting streak (4/7-29)...tallied his first career home run with a grand slam against Stetson (3/15)...went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBI at Florida A&M (5/4)...finished a career-best 4-for-6 with a double and two RBI at ETSU (4/10)...18 of his RBI came with two outs...registered career-high three runs vs. FIU (3/31).
As a freshman (2008): Appeared in 38 games, including 29 starts (25 at third base, four at shortstop)...led the squad with a .478 average (11-23) with two outs and tied for third with five sacrifice bunts...in his first collegiate start, he tallied a hit, drove in a run and stole a base against No. 25 UCF (3/5)...went a season-high 3-for-4 with an RBI against FIU (3/12)...at North Florida, he tallied his first double (5/2) and drove in a season-high two RBI (5/3) to finish the series 6-for-15 (.400) against North Florida...tallied a double in three straight games at North Florida...went 2-for-3 with a double against Kennesaw State (5/15).
High School: Three-year starter as a shortstop for David Stephenson at Sprayberry High School…as a senior, he led the Yellow Jackets to a No. 2 ranking in the state and earned first team all-state, all-conference and team MVP after leading the county in hits…batted .440 with 40 runs, three home runs, 22 RBI, a .520 on-base percentage while finishing with a .998 fielding percentage…started the season with a 15-game hitting streak…as a junior, he was named second team all-county and team defensive MVP after hitting .390 with 29 runs, 10 stolen bases, a .530 on-base percentage and a .995 fielding percentage…as a sophomore, he batted .320 with seven stolen bases, a .490 on-base percentage and a .975 fielding percentage…in AAU play, he helped lead the East Cobb Astros to three national championships with future first-round pick Cody Johnson…batted .401 with 61 hits, 29 RBI, a .508 on-base percentage, 17 stolen bases and a .993 fielding percentage…also batted 11-for-17 in the AAU National Tournament and was named Defensive “Player of the Year”…also a two-year starter in basketball as a point guard.
Personal: Born Oct. 27, 1988, in Atlanta, Ga…son of David and Sylvia…cousin, Stan Hixon, is currently the receivers coach for the Washington Redskins…major is business.