Austin Nix

Name: Austin Nix

High School: Oakland High School (Oakland, Ore.)

Sport(s): Football

Position(s): Defensive end and tight end

Height / Weight: 6-3, 195

High School Highlights:
Named the Mountain View Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year, a first-team all-state linebacker, a second-team all-state tight end and a first-team all-league tight end and linebacker as a senior; earned second-team all-league honors as a tight end and linebacker his junior year; recorded 19 sacks on the season, including five in one game, 105 tackles and eight receiving touchdowns his final high school season

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because the academic programs that I am interested in are very strong, and I really enjoy the small size and community feel. Being blessed with the opportunity to play football has also helped me in making my decision. I am really looking forward to becoming a Bruin!