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Mario Nixon

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Position
6'4''
Height
215 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Norfolk, Va.
Hometown
Norfolk Christian
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2014
– Did not appear in any games … medically unable to perform. 2013 – Did not appear in any games … suffered a preseason lower extremity injury. 2012 – Redshirted season … dealt with an injury and wore a jersey only for the Richmond, Penn State, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, Wake Forest, Miami and North Carolina games.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played wide receiver for head coach Heath Gibbs at Norfolk Christian … All-Tidewater honorable mention honoree … caught 31 passes for 600 yards and eight touchdowns in 2010 … made 38 tackles and intercepted four balls on the defensive side … received a scout grade of 75 from ESPN.com … three stars from ESPN, Rivals and Scout … also plays basketball at Norfolk Christian … high school teammates with fellow UVa teammates Kwontie Moore and Wilfred Wahee.