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2011 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
2010: Redshirted ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
PRIOR TO UTEP: District 9-3A MVP as a senior at Prosper High School ... other senior honors included Scout.com 3A area and state MVP ... member of a 14-1, state championship team his senior campaign ... chosen team MVP after completing 121-of-248 pass attempts for 1,844 yards and 22 touchdowns with 12 interceptions ... also rushed 211 times for 1,126 yards (5.3 avg.) and 21 scores ... earned honorable mention Academic All-State recognition and Academic All-District honoree as well ... All-District selection as a junior for an 8-4 team ... finished 128-for-243 passing for 2,134 yards in 2007, with 18 TDs and 11 interceptions ... also ran for 625 yards on 144 carries with 12 TDs ... three- year varsity letterman for coach Kent Scott ... played linebacker as a sophomore, and quarterback as a junior and senior ... three-time All- District pick in baseball as an outfielder ... served as vice president of his school's FCA organization.
PERSONAL: Parents are WC and Jennifer Nix ... cousin Taylor is a member of the UTEP volleyball team ... father played football at TCU, as well as his uncles Preston and Scott ... grandfather is former UTEP track and field coach Ted Banks ... born 7/4/90 (Dallas, Texas) ... History major.