January 8, 2007

Latest news on Nixon

Former New Haven (Conn.) Hyde Leadership standout James Nixon will stay at Bridgton (Maine) Academy for the spring semester to work on his academics and still plans to honor his verbal commitment to UConn.

Nixon, the brother of Huskies wide receiver Brandon McLean, said Sunday he hopes to enroll after the spring when he works out all of his academic issues at prep school. Rivals.com rates Nixon the No. 18 player in the Prep School Top 50 of 2007.

Nixon said Georgia, UCLA, Pittsburgh, Maryland and Rutgers are some of the schools that have inquired about his services while he's been at prep school.

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