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Week 9: Nix continued his terrific 2023 by going a solid 24-of-31 for 248 yards and two TDs. The Ducks dominated Utah on the road, 35-6. Through eight games, Nix has thrown 21 TDs and just one interceptions, numbers that may have him climbing draft boards. — JH
Week 8: Nix threw season-low in attempts (25) and completions (18), but he and Ducks rebounded from the tough loss to Washington by beating visiting Washington State, 38-24.
Week 7: In Oregon's big showdown with host and unbeaten No. 5 Washington, Nix finished 33 of 44 for a season-high 347 yards...but the Ducks lost for the first time this season, 36-33. The QB also threw two touchdowns. — JH
Week 6: DNP — Oregon's bye week
Week 5: Nix was again tremendously efficient, completing 27 of 32 passes and four TDs, in Oregon's big win over Stanford, 42-6. He also threw for 290 yards, averaging 9.1 yards per attempt — both numbers Nixon's second best this season. — JH
Week 4: Oregon thrashed previously unbeaten Colorado 42-6, and Nix led the way, completing 28 of 33 passes (a season-best 84.8 percent), 272 yards and three TDs. He threw his first interception of the season. — JH
Week 3: Nix completed 21-of-27 (77.8 percent) for 247 yards and threw three touchdowns as host Oregon crushed Hawaii, 55-10. As in Weeks 1 and 2, Nix had no interceptions in the game.
Week 2: Nix threw for 323 yards, completing 30-of-42 passes (71.4% passing rating), as visiting Oregon outlasted Texas Tech, 38-10. His numbers were hurt by five drops from his receivers. Nix threw two touchdowns and no INT. He also did some damage with his legs
Week 1: Nix threw for 269 yards and completed 22-of-26 (84.6 percent) and three touchdowns, and helped lead Oregon to a school-record 81 points. The Ducks massacred Portland State 81-6. Nix also threw three touchdowns and had no INTs.
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
» Will return to Oregon for his final season of eligibility in 2023.
» Oregon single-season record holder for completion percentage (71.9, 2022).
» First UO starting quarterback ever to post a completion percentage of 70.0 or better in a season.
2022: Coaches Pac-12 All-Conference honorable mention ... Pro Football Focus All-Pac-12 third team ... Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team ... Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award finalist ... Walter Camp Player of the Year semifinalist ... Maxwell Award semifinalist ... Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award semifinalist ... Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week (Weeks 8, 9 & 10) ... Reese’s Senior Bowl Offensive Player of the Week (Weeks 3 & 8)
» Rose Bowl Pac-12 Player of the Week (Weeks 3, 8 & 10) ... Maxwell Award Player of the Week (Weeks 3 & 8) ... Davey O’Brien Great 8 (Weeks 3, 8, 9 & 10) ... Manning Award Star of the Week (Weeks 3, 4 & 8) ... Started all 13 games for the Ducks … Accounted for 4,103 total yards of offense and 315.6 total yards per game, ranking 12th in the nation … No. 5 among all FBS players with 44 total touchdowns (29 passing, 14 rushing, 1 receiving) … The only FBS player in 2022 and one of just eight since 2000 to record at least 29 passing TDs and 14 rushing TDs in a season … Shattered the UO single-season completion percentage record with a stellar 71.9 mark (294-of-409), second-best in the nation … First Oregon quarterback ever to complete more than 70.0 percent of passes in a single season … 294 completions ranked second in UO single-season history, just 10 shy of the program record … Became the eighth UO quarterback to throw for more than 3,000 yards in a season, ranking fourth in program history with 3,593 passing yards (first career 3,000-yard passing season) … 29 passing TDs tied for eighth in UO single-season history … Led all FBS quarterbacks with 14 rushing touchdowns, just one shy of the UO single-season record for a quarterback … The only FBS quarterback in 2022 and the only Oregon QB in history with three rushing touchdowns three times in a season … Joined Justin Herbert and Marcus Mariota as the only Oregon QBs to throw five touchdown passes multiple times in a season (vs. Eastern Washington, vs. UCLA) … Joined Akili Smith as the only UO quarterbacks with multiple 400-yard passing games in single season (at Washington State, at California) … Named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week in weeks 8, 9 and 10, becoming just the third player ever to win the honor three weeks in a row … vs. Eastern Washington (Sept. 10): Shined in Autzen Stadium debut, completing 28-of-33 passes for 277 yards and a career-high five touchdowns … 84.8 completion percentage ranked second in UO single-season history (min. 20 attempts) … First career game with more than three passing TDs … vs. No. 12 BYU (Sept. 17): Threw for 222 yards (13-of-18) and two touchdowns while rushing nine times for 35 yards and three scores … First Oregon QB with three TDs rushing and two passing in a game since Marcus Mariota in 2014 … First career game with three rushing TDs and first with multiple TDs both passing and rushing … at Washington State (Sept. 24): Helped Oregon erase a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to win, completing 33-of-44 passes (75.0%) for a career-high 428 yards and three touchdowns … 33 completions tied for fifth-most in UO single-game history … First career game with 400-plus passing yards … Just six passing yards shy of the UO single-game top 10 … Recorded his first career reception, an 18-yard catch from RB Bucky Irving … vs. Stanford (Oct. 1): Rushed just six times for a career-high 141 yards and two touchdowns while throwing for 161 yards and two scores … First FBS quarterback since 2010 and just the third since 1996 to average at least 23.0 yards per carry on five or more rushes in a game … 141 rushing yards tied for fifth-most in a game by an Oregon quarterback, and most since 2009 … Huge rushing day was headlined by a career-long 80-yard touchdown … at Arizona (Oct. 8): Rushed eight times for 70 yards and three touchdowns while completing 20-of-25 passes (80.0%) for 265 yards … First Oregon QB since Jeremiah Masoli in 2009 to rush for three TDs multiple times in a season … vs. No. 9 UCLA (Oct. 22): Second game of 2022 with five touchdown passes, throwing for 283 yards (22-of-28) while rushing eight times for 51 yards … 11-of-11 for 151 yards and three TDs in the second quarter alone … Earned the first of three straight Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week honors … at California (Oct. 29): Accounted for a career-high six touchdowns, throwing for 412 yards (27-of-35) and three scores and rushing 12 times for 59 yards and three TDs … Just the fourth Oregon QB ever and first since 2009 with three TDs both passing and rushing in a game … First Oregon QB to have multiple games in a season with at least three TDs rushing and two passing … 412 passing yards are the most ever by an Oregon QB vs. California … at Colorado (Nov. 5): Made history with two touchdowns passing, two rushing and one receiving, joining Josh Harris (Bowling Green, 11/17/01) as the only FBS players ever to achieve that feat in a single game … Completed 20-of-24 passes for 274 yards, ranking fifth in UO single-game history for completion percentage (83.3) … Just the third Duck and 12th Pac-12 player since 1996 to record a passing TD, rushing TD and receiving TD in the same game … First career touchdown catch was a 16-yard reception from RB Bucky Irving … vs. No. 25 Washington (Nov. 12): Completed 19-of-27 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 59 yards and a score, his 14th and final rushing TD of the season … vs. No. 10 Utah (Nov. 19): Led Oregon to a top-10 win, completing 25-of-37 passes for 287 yards and a touchdown … Surpassed 3,000 passing yards for the first time in his career … at No. 21 Oregon State (Nov. 26): Threw for 327 yards (27-of-41) and two TDs, surpassing 300 passing yards for the third time on the season and seventh time in his career … vs. North Carolina (Dec. 28, Holiday Bowl): Helped Oregon rally from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to win the Holiday Bowl, completing 23-of-30 passes for 205 yards and two touchdowns … Completed 9-of-11 passes for 103 yards and two scores in the fourth quarter to lead Oregon’s comeback.
—at Auburn University—
2021 (jr): SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Week 5) ... Manning Award Quarterback of the Week (Week 7) ... Graduated from Auburn after the fall semester … Returning starter at quarterback … Played in 10 games before missing the remainder of the season with an injury … Passed for 2,294 yards while completing 61 percent of his passes (197-of-323) … Threw for 11 touchdowns while only being intercepted three times … Threw multiple touchdowns in four games … Surpasses 250 passing yards in five games … Ran for 158 yards and four scores … vs. Akron (Sept. 6): Set the Auburn record for completion percentage by completing 90.9 percent of his passes (20-of-22) … Threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns while leading six scoring drives before giving way to the backup … vs. LSU (Oct. 2): Named the SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week after completing 23-of-44 passes for 255 yards and a touchdown … Rushed for a 5-yard touchdown to pull Auburn within two in the fourth quarter … Engineered an 11-play, 92-yard touchdown drive to give Auburn the lead with 3:11 remaining … vs. No. 17 Arkansas (Oct. 16): Completed 80.8 percent of his passes (21-of-26) for 292 yards and two touchdowns to earn a Manning Award Star of the Week … Ran for 42 yards and a touchdown … vs. No. 10 Ole Miss (Oct. 30): Passed for 276 yards and one touchdown while rushing for 30 yards and two more scores … Mississippi State (Nov. 13): Completed 27-of-41 passes for a career-high 377 passing yards and two touchdowns.
2020 (soph): Manning Award Star of the Week (Week 5) ... SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Third Team All-SEC (Athlon) ... Returning starter at quarterback … voted team captain … Threw for 2,415 yards and 12 touchdowns in a COVID-shortened season where the Tigers played ten SEC opponents before squaring off with Northwestern in the Citrus Bowl … Completed 214-of-357 passing attempts (59.9%) … Threw a touchdown pass in eight games … Passed for three touchdowns twice … Racked up at least 250 passing yards three times … Ran for 388 yards and seven touchdowns … at Ole Miss (Oct. 24): Earned Manning Award Star of the Week recognition after completing 23-of-30 passes for 238 yards at Ole Miss … Tossed the game-winning 58-yard TD pass to Seth Williams with 1:14 remaining … vs. LSU (Oct. 31): Connected on 18-of-24 passes for 300 yards and 3 TD passes … Was Auburn’s top rusher with 81 yards, 1 TD … 91-yard TD pass to Anthony Schwartz was third-longest in AU history … vs. No. 14 Northwestern (Jan. 1): Threw for 292 yards while completing 25-of-42 passes with one touchdown against the Big Ten West Champions.
2019 (fr): SEC Freshman of the Year ... SEC Freshman of the Week (Week 1 & 5) ... Davey O’Brien “Great 8” (Week 5) ... Manning Award Star of the Week (Week 5) ... SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll ... First true freshman QB to start a season opener for Auburn since 1946 … Set Auburn freshman records for completions, passing yards and passing touchdowns … Connected on 217-of-377 passes for 2,542 yards and 16 touchdowns … Threw for at least one touchdown in 12 of 13 games … Tossed multiple TD passes three times … Rushed for 313 yards and seven TDs … Passed and ran for a touchdown in six games … vs. No. 11 Oregon (Aug. 31): Completed 13-of-31 passes for 177 yards with two touchdowns to earn SEC … Competed the game-winning TD pass to Seth Williams with 0:09 left in the contest … vs Mississippi State (Sept. 28): Connected on 16-of-21 passing attempts for 335 yards passing with with two touchdowns … Rushed for a touchdown and was Auburn’s top rusher with 56 yards … vs. Ole Miss (Nov. 2): Threw for 340 yards, the second-most ever by an Auburn freshman while completing 30-of-44 passes for 340 yards … Ran for 20 yards and a touchdown … vs. No. 5 Georgia (Oct. 16): Competed 60 percent of his passes (30-of-50) for 245 yards with both a passing and rushing touchdown … 50 pass attempts tied for 5th most ever in a game by an Auburn QB and 30 completions tied for fourth in Auburn history.
High school: Attended Pinson Valley High School (Pinson, AL) … Father Patrick Nix was his coach Set Alabama state records with more than 12,000 career total offense yards and 161 career TD accounted for (127 pass, 34 rush) … Led Pinson Valley High to consecutive Class 6A state titles … Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year … USA Today All-USA Offensive Player of the Year finalist, Alabama Offensive Player of the Year and All-America First Team … Under Armour All-America Game … Alabama Mr. Football … Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game … Class 6A ASWA all-state and Back of the Year … AL.com A-List … Rivals, 24/7 and PrepStar rated him the nation’s top quarterback prospect … Rivals, PrepStar five-star recruit … Listed among top four overall recruits in state of Alabama by Rivals, 24/7, ESPN … Max Preps All-America.
National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Also played baseball and basketball in high school.
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