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Lloyd Nix
Class of 1994

Category: Football

Born: 12/7/1936
Birthplace: Carbon Hill, AL

Lloyd Nix was born on December 7, 1936, in Carbon Hill, Alabama. He quarterbacked the best back-to-back seasons in Auburn football history, 10-0 and National Champions in 1957, and 9-0-1 in 1958 with a fourth place finish in the AP Poll. Moved from halfback to quarterback before this 1957 Junior season, he was second in the SEC in total offense. The next year as a Senior and team Captain he led the conference in total offense, playing both offense and defense, and twice named to the All-SEC team.. In 1958 he was the first baseman on Auburn's SEC baseball Champions and was named to the All-SEC team. During the 1959 season he had a perfect 9-0 pitching record. He won the 1959 Cliff Hare Award as Auburn's outstanding senior athlete. He now resides in Decatur, Alabama.





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