Players

Taurean Nixon
CB
Height:
5-10
Weight:
187
College:
Tulane
Hometown:
Baton Rouge, LA
Experience:
1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2016 DEN 2 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
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CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on December 11, 2017.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on December 4, 2017.
  • Waived by the Kansas City Chiefs on September 19, 2017.
  • Signed to the Chiefs practice squad on September 9, 2017.
  • Waived by Kansas City on September 7, 2017.
  • Signed to the Chiefs practice squad on September 6, 2017.
  • Waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 8, 2017.
  • Claimed off waivers (Broncos) by the Jaguars on June 15, 2017.
  • Waived by the Denver Broncos on June 14, 2017.
  • Signed to the Broncos active roster from the practice squad on December 28, 2016.
  • Signed to the Denver practice squad on November 23, 2016.
  • Waived by the Broncos on November 21, 2016.
  • Signed to the Denver active roster from the practice squad on November 5, 2016.
  • Signed to the Broncos practice squad on September 4, 2016.
  • Waived by Denver on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed to the Broncos practice squad on September 7, 2015.
  • Waived by Denver on September 5, 2015.
  • Selected by the Broncos in the seventh round (251st overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 38 games (21 starts) in his collegiate career at Tulane (2013-14) and Memphis (2011-12), totaling 92 tackles (71 solo), two interceptions, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Played and started in eight games as a senior at Tulane in 2014 and recorded 31 tackles (22 solo), one interception, four passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
  • Saw action in nine games as a junior in 2013, finishing with 13 tackles (11 solo) and one pass defensed.
  • Did not play due to NCAA transfer rules in 2012 after transferring from Memphis to Tulane.
  • As a sophomore at Memphis in 2011, played in 10 games (nine starts) and totaled 33 tackles (29 solo), 1.0 tackles for loss, one interception, two passes defensed and one forced fumble.
  • As a freshman in 2010, appeared in eight games (four starts) and registered 15 tackles (nine solo), 1.0 tackles for loss, two passes defensed and 53 kickoff return yards on four returns (13.2 avg.).

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Southern Lab High School in Baton Rouge, La. where he was a four-year letterman and helped the team to a combined 22 wins and three trips to the state playoffs, including a share of the District 6-1A title in his senior season.
  • As a senior, was named first-team all-state, all-metro and all-district as a defensive back while picking up District Defensive MVP honors after posting 28 tackles, 3.0 sacks, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions.
  • Also claimed second-team all-state recognition on special teams after scoring nine total touchdowns via kickoff and punt return.
  • Selected to participate in the U.S. Army Red Stick All-Star Game and also played in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl.
  • Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com.
  • Also lettered in track and field where he was ranked No. 10 nationally in the 100 meters, claimed state titles in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays, garnered a state title in the 100 meters and finished second in the 200 meters as a senior.
  • Off the field, was president of his class from his freshmen through junior years, served as president of the Student Government Association as a senior and graduated with a 4.0 grade point average.
  • Studied digital design at Tulane.
  • A native of Baton Rouge, La.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

  • Released by the Colts from the practice squad on December 11, 2017.
  • Signed by the Colts to the practice squad on December 4, 2017.
  • Waived by the Kansas City Chiefs on September 19, 2017.
  • Signed to the Chiefs practice squad on September 9, 2017.
  • Waived by Kansas City on September 7, 2017.
  • Signed to the Chiefs practice squad on September 6, 2017.
  • Waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 8, 2017.
  • Claimed off waivers (Broncos) by the Jaguars on June 15, 2017.
  • Waived by the Denver Broncos on June 14, 2017.
  • Signed to the Broncos active roster from the practice squad on December 28, 2016.
  • Signed to the Denver practice squad on November 23, 2016.
  • Waived by the Broncos on November 21, 2016.
  • Signed to the Denver active roster from the practice squad on November 5, 2016.
  • Signed to the Broncos practice squad on September 4, 2016.
  • Waived by Denver on September 3, 2016.
  • Signed to the Broncos practice squad on September 7, 2015.
  • Waived by Denver on September 5, 2015.
  • Selected by the Broncos in the seventh round (251st overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 38 games (21 starts) in his collegiate career at Tulane (2013-14) and Memphis (2011-12), totaling 92 tackles (71 solo), two interceptions, nine passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.
  • Played and started in eight games as a senior at Tulane in 2014 and recorded 31 tackles (22 solo), one interception, four passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
  • Saw action in nine games as a junior in 2013, finishing with 13 tackles (11 solo) and one pass defensed.
  • Did not play due to NCAA transfer rules in 2012 after transferring from Memphis to Tulane.
  • As a sophomore at Memphis in 2011, played in 10 games (nine starts) and totaled 33 tackles (29 solo), 1.0 tackles for loss, one interception, two passes defensed and one forced fumble.
  • As a freshman in 2010, appeared in eight games (four starts) and registered 15 tackles (nine solo), 1.0 tackles for loss, two passes defensed and 53 kickoff return yards on four returns (13.2 avg.).

 

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Southern Lab High School in Baton Rouge, La. where he was a four-year letterman and helped the team to a combined 22 wins and three trips to the state playoffs, including a share of the District 6-1A title in his senior season.
  • As a senior, was named first-team all-state, all-metro and all-district as a defensive back while picking up District Defensive MVP honors after posting 28 tackles, 3.0 sacks, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions.
  • Also claimed second-team all-state recognition on special teams after scoring nine total touchdowns via kickoff and punt return.
  • Selected to participate in the U.S. Army Red Stick All-Star Game and also played in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl.
  • Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com.
  • Also lettered in track and field where he was ranked No. 10 nationally in the 100 meters, claimed state titles in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays, garnered a state title in the 100 meters and finished second in the 200 meters as a senior.
  • Off the field, was president of his class from his freshmen through junior years, served as president of the Student Government Association as a senior and graduated with a 4.0 grade point average.
  • Studied digital design at Tulane.
  • A native of Baton Rouge, La.