Bo Nix is entering the remittance portal. Present-before Auburn The midfielder announced his decision on Sunday night in a video on his Instagram page. Nix, who started three years for the Tigers, decided to continue while recovering from an ankle fracture he suffered in the game against Mississippi State at the end of the season.
Injury forced Nix to be sidelined because of his team’s Iron Bowl loss Alabama.
Second-generation signal caller Auburn explained that his decision to transfer was a difficult one because of his personal relationship with the university and the football team. He also expressed his appreciation for the opportunity to play for the Tigers.
“I’ve loved Auburn from the moment I knew Auburn.” Nix said. “All I wanted to do was win the championship for Auburn. Honestly, I gave everything I had to that goal and played a lot of great games because of it.”
The son of former Auburn full-back Patrick Nix, he started as a true freshman in 2019 after joining the Tigers as a five-star player who is a number-threatening dual midfielder. 1 in his recruiting class. Nix led Auburn to a 9-4 record that season and ended with an Iron Bowl victory over Alabama, dashing any hopes of the Crimson Tide in the performance. College football Playoff that season.
While Auburn entered 2020 with high hopes, starting from a year ranked in the top 10, offense has struggled, ranking in the bottom half of the SEC in terms of scores and total offenses en route. the 6-5 season ended with a Citrus Bowl loss to the Northwest. In 10 appearances this past season, Nix threw 2,294 yards and 11 touchdowns with just 3 interceptions.
Nix leaves Auburn third in career passes with 7,251 – five places ahead of his father on the career list. He will be eligible to play right away next season as a graduate transfer.
https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/news/auburn-qb-bo-nix-enters-transfer-portal-three-year-starter-moves-on-as-graduate-student/ Auburn QB Bo Nix enters the transfer portal: A three-year starter turns to a graduate