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David Nixon
LB #48
Height:
6-3
Weight:
225
College:
Brigham Young
Hometown:
College Station, TX
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 15 16 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 STL 8 6 6 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 STL 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 HOU 3 10 8 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 OAK 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (8/31/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (7/27/12)...Waived by St. Louis (3/12/12)...Signed as a free agent by St. Louis (11/9/11)...Waived by Miami (9/3/11)...Signed as a free agent by Miami (8/9/11)...Waived by St. Louis (8/5/11)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by St. Louis (12/8/10)...Signed to practice squad by St. Louis (10/25/10)...Waived by Houston (10/19/10)...Claimed off waivers by Houston (9/5/10)...Waived by Oakland (9/4/10)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Oakland (11/21/09)...Signed to practice squad by Oakland (9/7/09)...Waived by Oakland (9/5/09)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Oakland (5/4/09).

GP/GS
Career (15/0); 2011 (8/0); 2010 (4/0); 2009 (3/0).

2011
Played in eight games for St. Louis after being signed as a free agent (11/9)...Contributed seven tackles and one forced fumble on special teams...Attended training camp with St. Louis prior to being waived (8/5) and finishing the preseason with Miami...At Cleveland (11/13): Caused a fumble by Browns punt returner Joshua Cribbs to set up a field goal.

2010
Played in four games and was inactive for six games with Houston and St. Louis...Totaled 10 tackles, all with Houston...Went to training camp with Oakland and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/4)...Claimed off waivers by the Texans (9/5)...Played in three games and was inactive for three games before being waived (10/19)...Signed to the Rams' practice squad, where he remained for five games until joining the active roster (12/8)...Played in one game and was inactive for three games...Vs. Kansas City (10/17): Compiled a single-game career-high nine tackles.

2009
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Oakland (5/4)...Played in three games and was inactive for four games after spending the first nine games on the Raiders' practice squad...Vs. Cincinnati (11/22): Made NFL debut.

COLLEGE
Played in 51 games with 41 starts at Brigham Young...Tallied 275 tackles...Set a Mountain West Conference record with 43 tackles for loss...Produced 12 sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, three interceptions and 14 passes defensed...Served on a church mission in Quito, Ecuador in 2004 and 2005...2008 (Sr.): Second-team All-Mountain West Conference selection...Started 13 games...Ranked second on the Cougars with 90 tackles...Tied for the team lead with 11.5 tackles for loss...Logged two sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, three interceptions and four passes defensed...2007 (Jr.): Started 13 games...Collected 66 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks and two passes defensed...2006 (So.): Started 13 games...Posted 62 tackles, a team-leading 10.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and five passes defensed...2003 (Fr.): Played in 12 games with two starts...Notched 57 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, three sacks and three passes defensed.

PERSONAL
Attended A&M Consolidated HS in College Station, Texas...Majored in finance at Brigham Young.

TRANSACTIONS
Waived by Carolina (8/31/12)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (7/27/12)...Waived by St. Louis (3/12/12)...Signed as a free agent by St. Louis (11/9/11)...Waived by Miami (9/3/11)...Signed as a free agent by Miami (8/9/11)...Waived by St. Louis (8/5/11)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by St. Louis (12/8/10)...Signed to practice squad by St. Louis (10/25/10)...Waived by Houston (10/19/10)...Claimed off waivers by Houston (9/5/10)...Waived by Oakland (9/4/10)...Signed as a free agent from practice squad by Oakland (11/21/09)...Signed to practice squad by Oakland (9/7/09)...Waived by Oakland (9/5/09)...Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Oakland (5/4/09).

GP/GS
Career (15/0); 2011 (8/0); 2010 (4/0); 2009 (3/0).

2011
Played in eight games for St. Louis after being signed as a free agent (11/9)...Contributed seven tackles and one forced fumble on special teams...Attended training camp with St. Louis prior to being waived (8/5) and finishing the preseason with Miami...At Cleveland (11/13): Caused a fumble by Browns punt returner Joshua Cribbs to set up a field goal.

2010
Played in four games and was inactive for six games with Houston and St. Louis...Totaled 10 tackles, all with Houston...Went to training camp with Oakland and was waived in the final roster cutdown (9/4)...Claimed off waivers by the Texans (9/5)...Played in three games and was inactive for three games before being waived (10/19)...Signed to the Rams' practice squad, where he remained for five games until joining the active roster (12/8)...Played in one game and was inactive for three games...Vs. Kansas City (10/17): Compiled a single-game career-high nine tackles.

2009
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Oakland (5/4)...Played in three games and was inactive for four games after spending the first nine games on the Raiders' practice squad...Vs. Cincinnati (11/22): Made NFL debut.

COLLEGE
Played in 51 games with 41 starts at Brigham Young...Tallied 275 tackles...Set a Mountain West Conference record with 43 tackles for loss...Produced 12 sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, three interceptions and 14 passes defensed...Served on a church mission in Quito, Ecuador in 2004 and 2005...2008 (Sr.): Second-team All-Mountain West Conference selection...Started 13 games...Ranked second on the Cougars with 90 tackles...Tied for the team lead with 11.5 tackles for loss...Logged two sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, three interceptions and four passes defensed...2007 (Jr.): Started 13 games...Collected 66 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks and two passes defensed...2006 (So.): Started 13 games...Posted 62 tackles, a team-leading 10.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles and five passes defensed...2003 (Fr.): Played in 12 games with two starts...Notched 57 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, three sacks and three passes defensed.

PERSONAL
Attended A&M Consolidated HS in College Station, Texas...Majored in finance at Brigham Young.

 

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