"I don't mind playing any position. I just want to play college football. I love playing football. The coaches at UL talked about the New Orleans Bowl. They're building a special program and said they need special athletes to make big-time plays. I like their program and their comments let me know they think I'm a good ballplayer. I like their atmosphere and the way they have stepped up this year. It's close to home, too."
Nixon is also hearing from a few more programs.
Leading up to last night, Nixon had rushed for 788 yards with 14 TDs for head coach Brent Indest and the 7th-seeded Bears. The 6-foot-2, 230-pounder had thrown for 967 yards with eight touchdowns and only two interceptions.
He maintains an "A" average in the classroom with a 25 on the ACT.
Carencro is having its best season in years. The 12-1 Bears host nationally-ranked Byrd next Friday in the 5A semifinals.