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82 Mario Nixon
Mario  Nixon

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Norfolk, Va.

High School:
Norfolk Christian

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 225

Position:
TE

04/05/2013

McGee Working to Become All-Purpose Tight End

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

12/14/2012

Moore Eager to Seize Opportunity at Linebacker

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

11/01/2012

Wahee Making Most of Redshirt Season

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

08/06/2012

Jeff White: Nixon and Moore Lend a Hand in Nicaragua

By Jeff White (jwhite@virginia.edu)

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.

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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