October 20, 2012; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators offensive linesman Xavier Nixon (73) against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the second half at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida Gators defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks 44-11. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Xavier Nixon, OT, Florida Gators: 2013 NFL Draft Player Profile

Height:  6’6″

Weight: 311 pounds

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Scouting Report/Player Notes

Nixon was one of the top offensive linemen in the country as a freshman in 2009, but it’s been a steady decline for his career since then. He hasn’t established himself as a dominant offensive tackle in the SEC, though he has the talent to be. He might be sliding down draft boards, but I think he is one of those guys who could potentially be a better professional than he has been a college player to this point. He’s got a good frame and with good coaching could be a real gem in the draft.

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