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Domenik Hixon
WR #87
Height:
6-2
Weight:
205
College:
Akron
Hometown:
Whitehall, Ohio
Experience:
8
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 76 109 1,460 13.4 19.2 61 7 13 4 68 0
2013 CAR 15 7 55 7.9 3.7 14T 1 0 0 2 0
2012 NYG 13 39 567 14.5 43.6 41 2 6 1 24 0
2011 NYG 2 4 50 12.5 25 22T 1 1 0 3 0
2009 NYG 14 15 187 12.5 13.4 61T 1 1 1 10 0
2008 NYG 16 43 596 13.9 37.3 41 2 5 2 29 0
2007 NYG 12 1 5 5 0.4 5 0 0 0 0 0
2007 DEN 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DEN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 76 3 0 18 6 0.2 0 15 2 66.7 0 0 0
2013 CAR 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYG 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYG 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYG 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 NYG 16 2 0.1 26 13 1.6 0 15 2 100 0 0 0
2007 NYG 12 1 0.1 -8 -8 -0.7 0 -8 0 -- 0 0 0
2007 DEN 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 DEN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 76 80 1,966 24.6 83 1 53 5 0 4
2013 CAR 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYG 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYG 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYG 14 57 1,291 22.6 68 0 35 2 0 3
2008 NYG 16 3 180 60 83 0 3 2 0 0
2007 NYG 12 8 221 27.6 74 1 5 1 0 0
2007 DEN 4 12 274 22.8 35 0 10 0 0 1
2006 DEN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 76 56 597 10.7 79 1 7 3 38 0
2013 CAR 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYG 13 5 36 7.2 10 0 0 0 4 0
2011 NYG 2 3 31 10.3 18 0 0 0 3 0
2009 NYG 14 17 256 15.1 79 1 3 1 17 0
2008 NYG 16 24 242 10.1 50 0 4 2 9 0
2007 NYG 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 DEN 4 7 32 4.6 14 0 0 0 5 0
2006 DEN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 76 34 29 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 CAR 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYG 13 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 NYG 2 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYG 14 7 6 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 NYG 16 11 10 1 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 NYG 12 11 8 3 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DEN 4 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 DEN 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 76 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 CAR 15 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2012 NYG 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 NYG 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2009 NYG 14 3 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2008 NYG 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 NYG 12 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2007 DEN 4 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
2006 DEN 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/10/13)...Signed to contract extension by the New York Giants (3/2/12)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee by the New York Giants (9/23/11)...Signed to contract extension by the New York Giants (3/3/11)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee by the New York Giants (9/4/10)...Claimed off waivers by the New York Giants (10/3/07)...Waived by Denver (10/2/07)...Placed on reserve/non-football injury with an injured left foot by Denver (8/29/06)...Selected in the fourth round (130th overall) of the NFL Draft by Denver (4/30/06).

GP/GS
Career (76/13) [6/1]; 2013 (15/0) [1/0]; 2012 (13/3); 2011 (2/0); 2010 (IR); 2009 (14/2); 2008 (16/7) [1/1]; 2007 (16/1) [4/0]; 2006 (IR).

2013
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/10)...Played in 15 games and was inactive for one game...Posted seven receptions for 55 yards and one touchdown...Contributed to offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in drives lasting five-plus minutes and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays or more...Notched one special teams tackle...Inactive with a hamstring injury versus Seattle (9/8)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Vs. New Orleans (12/22): Scored game-winning touchdown on a 14-yard catch with 23 seconds left in the game.

2012
Played in 13 games with three starts for the New York Giants...Recorded 39 catches for 567 yards and two touchdowns...Returned five punts for 36 yards with a long of 10 yards and four fair catches...Started in place of an injured Hakeem Nicks at Philadelphia (9/30) and versus Cleveland (10/7) and as the third wide receiver at Cincinnati (11/11)...Inactive with a concussion at Carolina (9/20) and with an ankle injury versus Green Bay (11/25) and at Washington (12/3)...At Philadelphia (9/30): Compiled a career-high 114 yards and tied career high with six receptions... Marked second career 100-yard receiving outing...Vs. New Orleans (12/9): Capped Giants' two-minute offense with a five-yard touchdown catch at end of first half...At Baltimore (12/23): Turned short reception into a 13-yard touchdown.

2011
Played in the first two games for the New York Giants before being placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee (9/23)...Notched four receptions for 50 yards and one touchdown...Returned three punts for 31 yards with a long of 18 yards and three fair catches...Vs. St. Louis (9/19): Sustained a torn right anterior cruciate ligament while making an acrobatic 22-yard touchdown catch.

2010
Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a minicamp practice (6/15) and spent the entire season on injured reserve for the New York Giants.

2009
Played in 14 games with starts in the first two games for the New York Giants...Registered 15 catches for 187 yards and one touchdown... Established then-team records with 57 kickoff returns and 1,291 kickoff return yards, an average of 22.6 yards per return...Led the team with a 15.1-yard punt return average on 17 returns for 256 yards and one touchdown with 17 fair catches...Logged seven special teams tackles...Inactive with a knee injury at Tampa Bay (9/27) and at Kansas City (10/4)...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for performance in Week 13 versus Dallas (12/6)...At New Orleans (10/18): Amassed a team record 303 combined total yards, accumulating 230 kickoff return yards (the second most in team history), 51 punt return yards and 22 receiving yards...Set up touchdowns with kickoff returns of 68 and 45 yards and a punt return of 24 yards...Vs. Dallas (12/6): Returned three punts for 95 yards with a 79-yard touchdown and four kickoffs for 70 yards...Vs. Philadelphia (12/13): Hauled in a career-long 61-yard touchdown reception...Equaled team record and career high with eight kickoff returns...At Minnesota (1/3): Matched team record and career high with eight kickoff returns.

2008
Played in 16 games with starts in the last seven games for the New York Giants...Posted a career-high 43 receptions for a team-leading 596 yards and two touchdowns...Gained 26 yards rushing on two carries...Ranked fifth in the NFC with a 10.1-yard punt return average on 24 returns for 242 yards with a long of 50 yards and nine fair catches...Returned three kickoffs for 180 yards with a long of 83 yards...Contributed nine special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus Philadelphia (1/11)...Had two catches for 37 yards...Returned three punts for eight yards with one fair catch...Vs. Seattle (10/5): Produced first career 100-yard receiving game and receiving touchdown with 102 yards on four receptions, including a 32-yard score...At Arizona (11/23): Snagged a career-high six catches for 57 yards...At Dallas (12/14): Matched career high with six receptions for 60 yards...At Minnesota (12/28): Scored on a 23-yard catch.

2007
Played in 16 games with one start for Denver and the New York Giants...Finished season with one catch for five yards and one rush for minus-eight yards...Returned 20 kickoffs for 495 yards and one touchdown and seven punts for 32 yards...Tallied 11 special teams tackles...Played in the Broncos' first four games and averaged 22.8 yards on 12 kickoff returns for 274 yards and 4.6 yards on seven punt returns for 32 yards to go along with two special teams tackles before being waived (10/2)...Claimed off waivers by the Giants (10/3)...Played in 12 games with one start...Caught one pass for five yards...Rushed once for minus-eight yards...Averaged 27.6 yards on eight kickoff returns for 221 yards and one touchdown...Collected nine special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Played in all four games, including Super Bowl XLII...Set a Giants playoff record with 290 kickoff return yards on 12 runbacks...Accounted for three special teams tackles...Vs. Washington (12/16): Made first NFL start when the Giants opened with four wide receivers...Vs. New England (12/29): Returned a kickoff 74 yards for a touchdown...Equaled team record with a career-high eight kickoff returns...NFC Divisional Playoff at Dallas (1/13): Generated a team postseason record 31.0-yard kickoff return average on three returns for 93 yards.

2006
Drafted in the fourth round (130th overall) by Denver...Spent the entire season on the reserve/non-football injury list with a broken left foot suffered while preparing for the draft at Akron's pro day in March.

COLLEGE
Played in 44 games with 40 starts at Akron...Moved to wide receiver for final two years after lining up at safety during first two seasons...Ended career second in school history with 141 receptions and third with 2,092 receiving yards to go along with 14 receiving touchdowns...Totaled 176 tackles, one interception, three passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...Returned 49 kickoffs for 1,171 yards with one touchdown and 42 punts for 475 yards with one touchdown...Earned second-team All-Mid-American Conference honors as a senior in 2005 after setting school records with 75 catches, including eight touchdowns, and 1,210 receiving yards and ranking third in the nation with 2,319 all-purpose yards...Led the Zips with 111 tackles as a sophomore in 2003.

PERSONAL
Attended Whitehall-Yearling HS in Whitehall, Ohio...Majored in sports science at Akron.

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/10/13)...Signed to contract extension by the New York Giants (3/2/12)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee by the New York Giants (9/23/11)...Signed to contract extension by the New York Giants (3/3/11)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee by the New York Giants (9/4/10)...Claimed off waivers by the New York Giants (10/3/07)...Waived by Denver (10/2/07)...Placed on reserve/non-football injury with an injured left foot by Denver (8/29/06)...Selected in the fourth round (130th overall) of the NFL Draft by Denver (4/30/06).

GP/GS
Career (76/13) [6/1]; 2013 (15/0) [1/0]; 2012 (13/3); 2011 (2/0); 2010 (IR); 2009 (14/2); 2008 (16/7) [1/1]; 2007 (16/1) [4/0]; 2006 (IR).

2013
Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (4/10)...Played in 15 games and was inactive for one game...Posted seven receptions for 55 yards and one touchdown...Contributed to offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in drives lasting five-plus minutes and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays or more...Notched one special teams tackle...Inactive with a hamstring injury versus Seattle (9/8)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Vs. New Orleans (12/22): Scored game-winning touchdown on a 14-yard catch with 23 seconds left in the game.

2012
Played in 13 games with three starts for the New York Giants...Recorded 39 catches for 567 yards and two touchdowns...Returned five punts for 36 yards with a long of 10 yards and four fair catches...Started in place of an injured Hakeem Nicks at Philadelphia (9/30) and versus Cleveland (10/7) and as the third wide receiver at Cincinnati (11/11)...Inactive with a concussion at Carolina (9/20) and with an ankle injury versus Green Bay (11/25) and at Washington (12/3)...At Philadelphia (9/30): Compiled a career-high 114 yards and tied career high with six receptions... Marked second career 100-yard receiving outing...Vs. New Orleans (12/9): Capped Giants' two-minute offense with a five-yard touchdown catch at end of first half...At Baltimore (12/23): Turned short reception into a 13-yard touchdown.

2011
Played in the first two games for the New York Giants before being placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee (9/23)...Notched four receptions for 50 yards and one touchdown...Returned three punts for 31 yards with a long of 18 yards and three fair catches...Vs. St. Louis (9/19): Sustained a torn right anterior cruciate ligament while making an acrobatic 22-yard touchdown catch.

2010
Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a minicamp practice (6/15) and spent the entire season on injured reserve for the New York Giants.

2009
Played in 14 games with starts in the first two games for the New York Giants...Registered 15 catches for 187 yards and one touchdown... Established then-team records with 57 kickoff returns and 1,291 kickoff return yards, an average of 22.6 yards per return...Led the team with a 15.1-yard punt return average on 17 returns for 256 yards and one touchdown with 17 fair catches...Logged seven special teams tackles...Inactive with a knee injury at Tampa Bay (9/27) and at Kansas City (10/4)...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for performance in Week 13 versus Dallas (12/6)...At New Orleans (10/18): Amassed a team record 303 combined total yards, accumulating 230 kickoff return yards (the second most in team history), 51 punt return yards and 22 receiving yards...Set up touchdowns with kickoff returns of 68 and 45 yards and a punt return of 24 yards...Vs. Dallas (12/6): Returned three punts for 95 yards with a 79-yard touchdown and four kickoffs for 70 yards...Vs. Philadelphia (12/13): Hauled in a career-long 61-yard touchdown reception...Equaled team record and career high with eight kickoff returns...At Minnesota (1/3): Matched team record and career high with eight kickoff returns.

2008
Played in 16 games with starts in the last seven games for the New York Giants...Posted a career-high 43 receptions for a team-leading 596 yards and two touchdowns...Gained 26 yards rushing on two carries...Ranked fifth in the NFC with a 10.1-yard punt return average on 24 returns for 242 yards with a long of 50 yards and nine fair catches...Returned three kickoffs for 180 yards with a long of 83 yards...Contributed nine special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus Philadelphia (1/11)...Had two catches for 37 yards...Returned three punts for eight yards with one fair catch...Vs. Seattle (10/5): Produced first career 100-yard receiving game and receiving touchdown with 102 yards on four receptions, including a 32-yard score...At Arizona (11/23): Snagged a career-high six catches for 57 yards...At Dallas (12/14): Matched career high with six receptions for 60 yards...At Minnesota (12/28): Scored on a 23-yard catch.

2007
Played in 16 games with one start for Denver and the New York Giants...Finished season with one catch for five yards and one rush for minus-eight yards...Returned 20 kickoffs for 495 yards and one touchdown and seven punts for 32 yards...Tallied 11 special teams tackles...Played in the Broncos' first four games and averaged 22.8 yards on 12 kickoff returns for 274 yards and 4.6 yards on seven punt returns for 32 yards to go along with two special teams tackles before being waived (10/2)...Claimed off waivers by the Giants (10/3)...Played in 12 games with one start...Caught one pass for five yards...Rushed once for minus-eight yards...Averaged 27.6 yards on eight kickoff returns for 221 yards and one touchdown...Collected nine special teams tackles...POSTSEASON: Played in all four games, including Super Bowl XLII...Set a Giants playoff record with 290 kickoff return yards on 12 runbacks...Accounted for three special teams tackles...Vs. Washington (12/16): Made first NFL start when the Giants opened with four wide receivers...Vs. New England (12/29): Returned a kickoff 74 yards for a touchdown...Equaled team record with a career-high eight kickoff returns...NFC Divisional Playoff at Dallas (1/13): Generated a team postseason record 31.0-yard kickoff return average on three returns for 93 yards.

2006
Drafted in the fourth round (130th overall) by Denver...Spent the entire season on the reserve/non-football injury list with a broken left foot suffered while preparing for the draft at Akron's pro day in March.

COLLEGE
Played in 44 games with 40 starts at Akron...Moved to wide receiver for final two years after lining up at safety during first two seasons...Ended career second in school history with 141 receptions and third with 2,092 receiving yards to go along with 14 receiving touchdowns...Totaled 176 tackles, one interception, three passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...Returned 49 kickoffs for 1,171 yards with one touchdown and 42 punts for 475 yards with one touchdown...Earned second-team All-Mid-American Conference honors as a senior in 2005 after setting school records with 75 catches, including eight touchdowns, and 1,210 receiving yards and ranking third in the nation with 2,319 all-purpose yards...Led the Zips with 111 tackles as a sophomore in 2003.

PERSONAL
Attended Whitehall-Yearling HS in Whitehall, Ohio...Majored in sports science at Akron.

 

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