March 30, 2008

Michigan offers top 100 offensive tackle

The offensive line group at the U.S. Army Junior Combine in San Antonio this past January featured exceptional depth of talent, but few proved their mettle like Fayetteville (N.C.) Jack Britt offensive tackle Xavier Nixon who is ranked as the No. 76 player in the country by Rivals.com.

The 6-6, 285-pound Nixon possesses all the physical tools of a future All-American offensive tackle. In San Antonio, Nixon also proved he has the mental makeup and competitive streak that facilitates greatness down the road by calling out the top defensive linemen in attendance for one-on-one battles.



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