Keisean Nixon

Cornerback

#38

Experience: R

Height: 5-10

Age: 22

Weight: 200 lbs

College: South Carolina

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Biography

Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 2, 2019…Played two years at South Carolina after transferring from Arizona Western College in Yuma, Ariz. …In two years at South Carolina, played in 24 games with 12 starts…Totaled 71 tackles (49 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, two INTs, nine passes defensed and one fumble recovery…As a senior, played in 12 games with 11 starts…Totaled 63 tackles (42), 1.5 tackles for loss and a team-high nine passes defensed…Also had three kickoff returns for 45 yards…Recorded five tackles against Georgia…Had eight stops, including a tackle for loss, at Kentucky…Posted 13 tackles and a pass defensed against Mississippi…Logged nine tackles against Florida…As a junior, played in 12 games with one start and was credited with eight tackles (seven)…Posted a tackle and recovered a fumble against Texas A&M…Notched two stops and recorded his first-career INT against Arkansas, returning the pick 45 yards for a game-sealing TD…Recorded second INT of the season against Clemson…Made first-career start against Michigan in the Outback Bowl and notched four tackles…As a sophomore at Arizona Western College, led team to an 11-1 record and an appearance in the NJCAA National Championship Game…Earned second-team All-American honors…Posted 30 tackles with six INTS, returning two picks for scores, and five passes defensed…Also averaged 42.0 yards on nine kickoff returns with two TDs…Named NJCAA Special Teams Player of the Week after logging 316 return yards, including back-to-back kickoff returns for TDs, against Mesa…Ranked the No. 24 JUCO prospect in the nation by Rivals.com…Rated as the No. 3 JUCO cornerback and the No. 10 overall player by ESPN.com…As a freshman, posted 36 tackles with five INTs and four passes defensed…Attended Salesian High School in Los Angeles…Played for his uncle, rapper Snoop Dogg, in the Snoop Youth Football League, a Pop Warner-age conference in Southern California…First name is pronounced KEY-shawn.

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