Q&A: 2014 running back Shaun Nixon 

November, 14, 2012
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Austin (Texas) Lake Travis has won five straight Class 4A state championships. Now they’re in Class 5A and looking to make another title run.

The Cavaliers won their 15-5A district, but they’re going to have a hard time earning a six-peat if 2014 running back Shaun Nixon is sidelined.

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Max Olson/ESPN.comJunior tailback Shaun Nixon suffered a knee injury a month ago but is hoping to play this weekend.
The ESPN Watch List back, who already holds offers from Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Baylor, Clemson and SMU, has been sitting out while recovering from a partially torn MCL. He’s hoping to play in Lake Travis’ first-round matchup against Pfulgerville on Friday.

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