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Brandon Nixon
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Brandon Nixon 2916345
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 265
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Lewes, Del.
High School: Cape Henlopen
Major: Applied Mathematics
Experience: Redshirt

Third-year member of the squad as redshirt sophomore defensive lineman • will add depth to unit and continue to play a key role on the practice teams.

Made his Blue Hen debut as a redshirt freshman vs. Cornell • did not record a tackle. 

Did not see game action in first year at Delaware and retained freshman eligibility • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week during Lafayette week • named to Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team.

Standout in football and track & field at Cape Henlopen High School in Lewes, Del. • three-year starter in football at offensive and defensive line for head coach Bill Collick • teammate of current UD redshirt freshman tight end Brent Reed • led team to four-year mark of 27-13 and a 8-2 mark as a junior in 2014 • two-time team captain • team Most Valuable Player in 2015 when he earned second team All-Henlopen Conference honors on both sides of the line despite missing most of the season with an injury • honorable mention All-HC as a sophomore in 2013 • had 32 tackles and five for loss in 2013, 40 tackles, eight TFL, and two fumble recoveries in 2014 • had 24 pancake blocks on offense as a junior  and eight as a senior • threw the shot put and discus in track & field for head coach Matt Lindell • captain of the team as a senior • all-conference in the shot put • National Honor Society student • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) chapel leader • two-time academic all-conference in football and track & field and a two-time Academic All-State pick in 2014-15 • member of Gentlemen's Society of Excellence Club. 

Brandon Lamar Nixon • born June 21, 1998 in Greenville, N.C. • applied mathematics major at Delaware • career goal is to become an actuary or teacher • enjoys weightlifting, playing basketball, and watching moves in his spare time • favorite sports team is the NFL Carolina Panthers • son of Brian and Kim Nixon • has an older sister and a younger sister • both parents are graduates of North Carolina State • mother works in retail management and father is a site manager at Invista Operations Plant in Seaford, Del.


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