Carl Maddox was the athletics director of Louisiana State University (1968–1978) and Mississippi State University (1979–1983). The Carl Maddox Field House at LSU is named after him along with the Carl Maddox Track and Field Complex at Mississippi State.
Honors and awards
Carl Maddox Sport Management Award
Maddox was awarded the Corbett Award in 1986. The Corbett Award is presented annually "to the collegiate administrator who through the years has most typified Corbett's devotion to intercollegiate athletics and worked unceasingly for its betterment."