"As an eighth-grader, that was just intense," he said. "That was my first time I was playing (on a) higher level as a younger kid. That was tough and it was just my second year of live football. But it was fun. I had a blast."
"I guess it's as good as you can write up, but College GameDay for a freshman walking in ... some people view that as tough, but I kind of see it as fun just because it's what you prepare for," Nix said. "I mean, why else would you play if you can't play at the highest atmosphere, environment and all that stuff? It will be fun, and we'll be ready to go."