Travaun Nixon

Texas-El Paso Miners #5 - Defensive Back

  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 200

UTEP Football: Meet the Defense/Special Teams


Here's MinerRush's projections for starters and backups on the defensive side of the ball in 2012. Also included are the special teams.

UTEP Football Players Sign Free Agent Deals


The UTEP Miners football team didn't have a single player taken in the 2012 NFL draft, but it didn't take long for a group of them to get their chance as soon as the draft concluded. At this point...

Conference USA and The NFL Draft


In just about 6 hours, the 2012 NFL draft will kickoff live from Radio City Music Hall. The first round will take place tonight beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET. The second and third rounds will be...

[3] Tulsa @ [5] UTEP Game Preview


The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the UTEP Miners will face off for the 20th time Saturday with much more than bragging rights on the line. Tulsa leads the series 11-8, and 5-4 in El Paso, but the...

Bulls Recon: Miner Rush Talks UTEP Football


Welcome back to an actual football version of Bulls Recon! In this week's edition, asalom from our friends at Miner Rush were nice enough to answer a few questions on UTEP's young squad, who should...

Running With The Bulls


This Saturday's win was a great one, and was much needed. The Aggies were coming off a huge road win at Minnesota, and we were obviously on the road without our starting QB. The win not only says a...

Picks Up & Down: Closing the Book on UTEP's 28-17 Loss to SMU


Picks Up and Picks Down. Time to take close the book on the SMU game.

Picks Up: Recapping the Good from UTEP's 31-24 Win Over Stony Brook


It was an ugly win. But as a UTEP Miner fan, you have to take what you can get.

Stony Brook Vs. UTEP Final Score: Miners Had It The Whole Time


I had no idea Stony Brook even fielded a team. Neither, apparently, did UTEP. After going through the motions and failing to show any discernible signs of life in regulation, the Miners suddenly...

Summer Vacation: Conference USA


A preview of the 2011 Conference USA football season. Prediction: Southern Miss beats SMU in the conference title game.

Summer Vacation: Bowl Gluts, Size Matters, and the UTEP Miners


A look at the 2011 UTEP Miners football team, one with rising stars Travaun Nixon and Joe Banyard and little hope for another bowl this fall.

The Rushies: Most Hated Opposing Football Player


It's time to start handing out some Rushie's.