- Position: Tight End
- School: Texas A&I
- High School: Kingsville, TX (King HS)
- Years: 1965-1968
- Inducted: 2003
- Place of Birth: Kingsville, TX
- Date of Birth: Oct 10, 1946
- Jersey Number: 82
- Height: 6-0
- Weight: 185
Member BiographyDwayne Nix was a local kid who made good. He was born
in Kingsville, Texas, and went to high school and
college in his hometown.
Nix was a three-time member of the Associated Press
Little All-America team. Dwayne also was a two-time
All-Lone Star Conference player and a member of the
All-Texas College first team in 1966 and 1967.
As a junior, the Javelinas were undefeated, with his
senior squad going all the way to the NAIA
He concluded his career as the record holder of most
of the school's receiving marks. He continued to gain
honors years after his career was over. He was elected
to the All-Lone Star Conference team of the 1960's, was
named a member of the Texas A&I 50th Anniversary team,
and was elected to the Javelina Hall of Fame.
After he left Texas A&I, he began a military career in
the Marine Corps.