Photo of Taurean Nixon
Drafted By: Broncos

Draft Analysis:

Nixon caught teams' attention after his pro day where he ran a sub 4.4 and jumped out of the gym. He fits the Broncos mold as a taller corner. --Mark Dulgerian

  • 6'0" Height
  • 183LBS. Weight


Played two seasons at Memphis (2010-11) before transferring to Tulane in 2012. Redshirted in 2012 before playing two seasons at Tulane (2013-14).

Pro Day Results

40-yard dash: 4.38 and 4.41 seconds
Vertical jump: 38 inches
Broad jump: 11 feet, 2 inches
Short shuttle: 4.34 seconds
3-cone: 7.16 seconds
Bench: 18 reps of 225 pounds
Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.