"Winston-Salem/Forsyth County High School Sports Hall Of Fame"
 
 
 Hubbard Alexander

HUBBRARD LINDSAY "TWIT" ALEXANDER earned eleven (11) varsity letters while attending Atkins High School; four (4) in football, three (3) in basketball, and four (4) in baseball.

 

Alexander was named captain of the 1958 football and basketball squads his senior year while capturing All-City/County and All-State honors in football.

 

During his tenure as a "prime-time" athlete at Atkins, "Twit" played on several District and Western AAA Conference championship teams in each sport but reached a personal zenith when he helped propel the basketball team to the N.C.N.H.S.A.A. State Championship during the 1956-57 season. Alexander was voted "Most Athletic" by his graduating classmates.

 

Upon graduation, Alexander was awarded a football scholarship to Tennessee State where he lettered as a freshman and started the next three (3) years. He earned All-Midwestern Conference his junior and senior years and was captain three (3) years in a row.

 

Recognized for his astute knowledge of the game, "Twit" was appointed Graduate Assistant of Tennessee State immediately after he graduated in 1962.

 

To further his coaching career, he went to Chicago where he had 'burners" at George Washington High School (1963-65), Lester High (1966-70) and East High (1971-74).

 

Vanderbilt University lured Alexander back to the college ranks where he served from 1975-78.

 

As Miami University pounced on the scene during the last decade as a national power - Alexander was an Assistant Coach from 1978-88 while the Hurricanes captured two (2) National Championships.

 

Presently, Alexander is serving with Jimmy Johnson, his mentor at Miami, to re-establish the greatness

of The Dallas Cowboy Football Team.

 

Hubbard "Twit" Alexander
 
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