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Keisean Nixon
Keisean  Nixon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Compton, Calif.

High School:
Salesian

Last College:
Arizona Western

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 192

Position:
DB

Experience:
JC

2016: Spent his second season at Arizona Western College in Yuma... played cornerback and was used as a kick returner by head coach Tom Minnick... the Matadors finished the season with an 11-1 record and ranked third in the NJCAA rankings... their only loss came in the national championship game to Garden City (Kan.)... earned second-team All-America honors after recording 30 tackles with six interceptions, returning two for scores, and five pass breakups... averaged 42.0 yards on nine kickoff returns, with two touchdowns... was named the NJCAA Special Teams Player of the Week after logging 316 return yards, including back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns, against Mesa... considered the 25th-best junior college prospect in the nation by Rivals... ranked at the nation's No. 34 overall junior college prospect and the No. 3 JUCO cornerback by 247Sports... rated as the third-best JUCO cornerback and the 10th-best junior college player overall by ESPN... considered the fifth-best cornerback and the 23rd-best JC player overall by Scout.

2015: Collected 36 tackles with five INTs and four pass breakups as a freshman at Arizona Western College.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Salesian High School in California in 2015... will have three years to play two at South Carolina.

Keisean Nixon
 

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