|Born:||December 1, 1919|
|Died:||December 6, 2005 86) (aged|
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Kenneth Emery Nix (December 1, 1919 – December 6, 2005) was an American football quarterback in the National Football League. He played for the New York Giants. He played college football for the TCU Horned Frogs.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, the team with possession of the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense, the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.
The quarterback, colloquially known as the "signal caller", is a position in American and Canadian football. Quarterbacks are members of the offensive team and line up directly behind the offensive line. In modern American football, the quarterback is usually considered the leader of the offensive team, and is often responsible for calling the play in the huddle. The quarterback also touches the ball on almost every offensive play, and is the offensive player that almost always throws forward passes.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America and the highest professional level of American football in the world. The NFL's 17-week regular season runs from early September to late December, with each team playing 16 games and having one bye week. Following the conclusion of the regular season, six teams from each conference advance to the playoffs, a single-elimination tournament culminating in the Super Bowl, which is usually held on the first Sunday in February and is played between the champions of the NFC and AFC.
Emery Oakland Barnes, OBC was a Canadian professional football player and politician.
Raymond Robert Emery was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for eleven seasons. Emery was chosen 99th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. During the 2006–07 season, he led the Senators to the Stanley Cup Finals. It was the modern Senators' first appearance in the finals. He won a Stanley Cup championship with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013.
Laynce Michael Nix is an American former professional baseball outfielder. Nix played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Nationals, and Philadelphia Phillies. Nix played all three outfield positions, as well as first base, but was officially listed as a left fielder by ESPN. His younger brother, Jayson Nix, also has played in MLB.
Dyron Patrick Nix was an American professional basketball player who was selected by the Charlotte Hornets in the second round of the 1989 NBA draft. Nix played only one year in the NBA for the Indiana Pacers during the 1989-90 season. He averaged 2.0 points in 20 games played. He played collegiately at the University of Tennessee and averaged 21.6 ppg during his senior season.
Patrick Nix is an American football coach and former player. He played college football as a quarterback at Auburn University from 1992 to 1995. Nix served as the head football coach at Henderson State University from 1999 to 2000, compiling a record of 3–19. In 2017, his first season as a head football coach at Pinson Valley High School, he led the Indians to a 6A AHSAA state championship win, the first state football championship in school history.
Alvin Kent Nix is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. Nix played football collegiately at Texas Christian University (TCU). He is the son of Emery Nix, New York Giants quarterback who played for the New York Giants in 1943 and 1946.
Emeric Dembroschi is a retired Romanian football striker. He played nearly 400 matches in Romanian Divizia A and also 27 for Romania. He played at the 1970 World Cup in the match against Brazil, scoring one goal.
Doyle Edward Nix was an American football defensive back in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers and Washington Redskins. He also was a member of the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Texans in the American Football League. He played college football at Southern Methodist University.
Charles Kenneth "Buddy" Nix is a former American football coach and executive. He was the general manager of the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL) from 2009 to 2013. Nix was a scout for the Bills from 1993 to 2000. He joined John Butler and A. J. Smith with the San Diego Chargers from 2001 to 2008 and returned to the Bills in 2009.
Kyle Ashley Nix is an Australian-born English footballer who plays for PTT Rayong, where he plays as a midfielder.
Unai Emery Etxegoien is a Spanish football manager and former player. He is the head coach of Premier League club Arsenal.
Tyrone Nix is an American football coach. He is currently the linebackers coach for Ole Miss. He is the former defensive analyst at Texas A&M University, defensive coordinator for the Middle Tennessee football team, the former associate head coach and defensive coordinator for Ole Miss Rebels football, and the former Defensive Coordinator for the South Carolina Gamecocks and Southern Miss Golden Eagles. He is the brother of Derrick Nix, a former Southern Miss star and the current running back coach at Ole Miss, having formerly been an assistant at Southern Miss and the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL.
John G. Nix is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals. He also was a member of the Amsterdam Admirals in NFL Europe, the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and played in the Arena Football League. He played college football at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Fred Emery was an English footballer who played as a wing half in the Football League with Doncaster Rovers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Louis Anthony Nix III is a former American football nose tackle. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Notre Dame. Nix calls himself "Irish Chocolate."
Nix is a surname of English origin, which initially indicated that the person so named was the child of a person named Nicholas, traditionally shortened to "Nick". It is therefore closely related to Nixon and Nickson, which are derived from "Nick's son", and also related to Nicholl and Nicholson, derived from another variation of Nicholas.
Roosevelt Theodore Nix is a former American football defensive end who played three seasons in the National Football League with the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the eighth round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He first enrolled at the College of DuPage before transferring to Central State University. Nix attended Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. He was also a member of the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Fighting Pike, New York CityHawks and New England Sea Wolves.
Jacob James Nix is an American professional baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2018.
Roosevelt Delbert Nix-Jones is an American football fullback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kent State University. Nix has also been a member of the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League. His father, Roosevelt Nix, also played in the NFL.
Boner Nix is an American football quarterback for the Auburn Tigers.
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