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Lakewood 4-star Isaiah Nixon flips once more to UCF from Florida

Lakewood 4-star Isaiah Nixon flips once more to UCF from Florida

For the second time in his recruitment, St. Petersburg Lakewood 4-star edge rusher Isaiah Nixon is headed to UCF.

Nixon, who flipped from the Knights to the Faculty of Florida in June, launched on social media he’s once more in UCF’s 2023 recruiting class on Early Signing Day.

Rapidly after his social media put up, UCF acquired his signed Nationwide Letter of Intent.

The 6-foot-4, 215-pound edge rusher initially pledged to UCF in April nonetheless days after an official to the Gainesville faculty over the summer season, he devoted to the Gators as an alternative.

Nixon turned the third 4-star prospect to resolve to the Knights this cycle, changing into a member of Osceola defensive lineman John Walker and Lake Mary cornerback Braeden Marshall.

The flip once more to UCF reveals that the Knights’ instructing employees in no way wavered of their efforts to land Nixon. UCF defensive ends coach Kenny Ingram served as Nixon’s primary recruiter.

Additionally it is an indication that subsequent 12 months’s switch to the Large 12 Conference continues to have a major impression on the recruiting path for Gus Malzahn’s program.

Nixon ranks as a result of the No. 32 edge rusher all through the nation and the No. 50 normal prospects throughout the state of Florida for the 2023 class, in accordance with the 247Sports Composite scores which combine prospect rankings listed by primary recruiting firms.

Nationally, he’s the No. 267 normal prospects throughout the 2023 class in accordance with 247Sports.

He recorded 56 tackles, along with 20 tackles for loss, to go along with 13 sacks and 18 quarterback hurries as a senior at Lakewood this season in accordance with MaxPreps.

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