|Nixon's Career Best Performances|
|100 Meters||10.74 (4/12/14)|
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in six regular-season meets on the season, as well as the Conference USA Outdoor Championships...participated in the 100 meter dash and the 4 x 100 meter relay...scored points at the C-USA Outdoor Championships (5/18) in the 4 x 100 meter relay alongside Sherman Badie, Richard Allen and Devon Breaux, placing eighth with a time of 41.14, a time that ranked sixth in school history at season's end...anchored the season's top 4 x 100 meter relay team of 40.92 at the LSU Alumni Gold (4/19), a time that ranked fourth in school history at season's end...ran a personal-best time of 10.74 in the 100 meters at the South Alabama Invitational (4/12).
Prior to Tulane
2011: Ran track for the University of Memphis...took first place and set personal record in the 55m dash at the SEMO Invitational...registered 7 top five finishes in the 60m dash, set a personal record at the LSU Last Chance (6.75s), took first place at Hoosier Hills (6.94s), and placed fourth at the C-USA Indoor Championships (6.77s)...in the 200m dash took second and set a personal record at the SIU McDonald's (22.37s).
About Taurean Nixon
High School: Prepped at Southern Lab High...ranked No. 10 nationally in the 100 meters...was a state champion in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays...garnered a state championship in the 100 meters and recorded a second-place finish in the 200 meters in 2010.
Personal: A business marketing major...born Taurean Ellis Nixon on Feb. 7, 1991, in Baton Rouge, La....one of three children of Tedrick Nixon...father played football at Southern.