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Coach's comments on James Nixon

Huskers will face one Nixon, host another

Backfilling players, especially players that go on to play college football, can be difficult to do. That is unless you have a player with the same last name and great physical ability who just needs to slide over positions. That seems to be the case this year for New Haven (Conn.) Hyde Leadership with James Nixon taking over for Lionel Nixon.

James Nixon is being touted to play cornerback by most college teams. He's a big, rangy corner who is also going to play some offense this year for New Haven (Conn.) Hyde Leadership. However, there will probably be a move to play another position on defense very soon for him. "He's a defensive back and a running back for us," Coach John Acquavita said. "He's about 6-foot and about 178 to 18...

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