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Nixon Ready to be a Gator

Xavier Nixon

Tuesday marks the reporting day for most of the Florida Gators true freshmen signing class of 2009. One of the most eager to arrive is offensive tackle Xavier Nixon of Fayetteville (NC). He has worked himself busy in the offseason and finally away from basketball, he comes in at 6-6 and 290 pounds and physically ready to handle the rigors of the trenches of college football.

Xavier Nixon will be coming in to compete, but when pressed for anything he knew would happen, he wasn't ready to take that step. He is sure of himself, at the same time, he understands it will take more hard work to get himself to the level he needs to play for the Florida Gators. "I just want to bond with my teammates and the coaching staff and getting into the flow of things," Nixon said about...

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