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Nick Hixson
CB #37
Height:
6-1
Weight:
185
College:
Hillsdale
Hometown:
Remus, Mich.
Experience:
1

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (8/24/13)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/31/12)...Signed to practice squad by Carolina (11/28/12)...Terminated from practice squad by New Orleans (11/6/12)...Signed to practice squad by New Orleans (9/2/12)...Waived by New Orleans (8/31/12)...Signed as a free agent by New Orleans (8/11/12)...Waived by New Orleans (6/7/12)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New Orleans (5/14/12).

2012
Spent the last five games on Carolina's practice squad...Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New Orleans (5/14)...Began the season on the Saints' practice squad, where he remained for nine weeks until being terminated from the unit (11/6).

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games and was a three-year starter at Hillsdale...Three-time All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference choice...Finished career with 256 tackles, seven interceptions, 19 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...Averaged 21.5 yards on 76 kickoff returns...Returned 22 punts for 155 yards...Posted 25 catches for 389 yards and two touchdowns...2011 (Sr.): First-team All-GLIAC selection...Played in 11 games...Started at cornerback, played wide receiver and served as kickoff and punt returner...Compiled 62 tackles, two interceptions, nine passes defensed and one fumble recovery...2010 (Jr.): Second-team All-GLIAC choice...Played in 12 games...Led the team with 92 tackles and tied for the team lead with three interceptions to go along with four passes defensed...2009 (So.): Second-team All-GLIAC selection...Played in 13 games...Recorded 76 tackles, two interceptions and five passes defensed...2008 (Fr.): Played in 11 games...Notched 26 tackles, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery...2007: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Chippewa Hills HS in Remus, Mich....Majored in biochemistry at Hillsdale.

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (8/24/13)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (12/31/12)...Signed to practice squad by Carolina (11/28/12)...Terminated from practice squad by New Orleans (11/6/12)...Signed to practice squad by New Orleans (9/2/12)...Waived by New Orleans (8/31/12)...Signed as a free agent by New Orleans (8/11/12)...Waived by New Orleans (6/7/12)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New Orleans (5/14/12).

2012
Spent the last five games on Carolina's practice squad...Originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by New Orleans (5/14)...Began the season on the Saints' practice squad, where he remained for nine weeks until being terminated from the unit (11/6).

COLLEGE
Played in 47 games and was a three-year starter at Hillsdale...Three-time All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference choice...Finished career with 256 tackles, seven interceptions, 19 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...Averaged 21.5 yards on 76 kickoff returns...Returned 22 punts for 155 yards...Posted 25 catches for 389 yards and two touchdowns...2011 (Sr.): First-team All-GLIAC selection...Played in 11 games...Started at cornerback, played wide receiver and served as kickoff and punt returner...Compiled 62 tackles, two interceptions, nine passes defensed and one fumble recovery...2010 (Jr.): Second-team All-GLIAC choice...Played in 12 games...Led the team with 92 tackles and tied for the team lead with three interceptions to go along with four passes defensed...2009 (So.): Second-team All-GLIAC selection...Played in 13 games...Recorded 76 tackles, two interceptions and five passes defensed...2008 (Fr.): Played in 11 games...Notched 26 tackles, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery...2007: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Chippewa Hills HS in Remus, Mich....Majored in biochemistry at Hillsdale.

 

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