|New York Dragons — No. 64|
|Date of birth:November 24, 1976|
|Place of birth: Lucedale, Mississippi|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 310 lb (140 kg)|
|Arena Football debut|
|2007 for the Las Vegas Gladiators|
|College: Southern Mississippi|
|Current status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
| Selected AFL statistics |
(through Week 17 of the 2008 AFL season)
|Stats at ArenaFootball.com|
John G. Nix (born November 24, 1976 in Lucedale, Mississippi) is an arena football defensive lineman for the New York Dragons of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University Southern Mississippi.
In his career he has played for the Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, and Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). The Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe, the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and the Las Vegas Gladiators.
Nix attended Southern Mississippi from 1996 - 2000. He redshirt his freshman season (1996). He was named a C-USA All-Freshmen selection in 1997. He played in the 1999 Liberty Bowl. He was named to the All-C-USA team in his senior season.
National Football League (2001 - 2004)Edit
His National Football League career lasted just four seasons. In those four seasons, Nix played for four teams. In 2001, he recorded 22 tackles and two forced fumbles as a rookie. In 2002, he played 14 games, recording 21 tackles and one forced fumble. In 2003, he played for the Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns. In 2004, he played in one game with the Arizona Cardinals.
Canadian Football League (2005 - 2006)Edit
Nix joined the Canadian Football League (CFL), playing for the Montreal Alouettes. In 2005, as a rookie, he began the season as a starter on defense until he injured his shoulder during game eight of the season. He then played one more season for Montreal before leaving the CFL to join the Arena Football League back in the United States.
Arena Football League (2007 - present)Edit
Nix joined the Arena Football League in 2007 playing for the Las Vegas Gladiators. He played in two games with the Gladiators, recording two tackles and one sack. He then joined the New York Dragons and played in 15 games, recording 10.5 total tackles and two sacks. In eight games in 2008, he recorded eight tackles and one fumble recovery.
Outside of footballEdit
- New York Dragons bio
- Stats at ArenaFan
- Pro Football Reference page
- Arizona Cardinals profile at ESPN.com
- NFL Profile at SI.com
- Profile at CBSSports.com