Denver Broncos pick Oregon QB Bo Nix in Round 1 of 2024 NFL Draft. What to know

Denver Broncos pick Oregon QB Bo Nix in Round 1 of 2024 NFL Draft. What to know


The Denver Broncos selected Oregon QB Bo Nix with the 12th pick in the 2024 NFL draft. Nix set the NCAA record for a QB with 61 career starts over five seasons and was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2024. Here’s everything you need to know about Nix.

Bo Nix scouting report

An efficient and accurate passer who boasts above-average athleticism, intelligence and leadership qualities. Nix was the Pac-12 offensive player of the year in 2023, his second season at Oregon after a three-year starting career at Auburn. He set the NCAA record for single-season completion percentage (77.45%), career starts by a quarterback (61) and set single-season program records with 364 completions, 4,508 passing yards and an NCAA-best 45 passing TDs. He also ended his career ranked second in the NCAA in total yards (16,965), tied for fourth in total touchdowns (152), sixth in passing yards and seventh in completions.

Bo Nix height, weight

Nix is listed at 6-foot-2 and weighs in at 217 lbs. He’s a Pinson, Alabama native, and attended Pinson Valley High School (Ala.).

Bo Nix college stats

Across 61 games with both Auburn and Oregon, Nix tallied 15,351 passing yards, 113 touchdowns, 26 interceptions and a 66.4% completion rate (1,286-for-1,936). He also added 1,613 rushing yards and 38 TDs on the ground.

Bo Nix highlights

Nix threw for multiple touchdowns in all 14 games in 2023, but his best outing came against Arizona State and coach Kenny Dillingham, Nix’s former offensive coordinator at Oregon. Nix threw for 404 yards overall and six first-half TDs against the Sun Devils. He also threw for five TDs in the Fiesta Bowl against Liberty. One year earlier, he threaded a 6-yard TD pass to Chase Cota on fourth-and-2 with 19 seconds to play to rally the Ducks past QB Drake Maye and North Carolina for a 28-27 win in the 2022 Holiday Bowl.

Bo Nix NFL combine measurables

Nix didn’t participate in any of the physical tests at the NFL Scouting Combine but was one of the few top QBs to participate in throwing drills. He was impressive again during Oregon’s Pro Day as he looked sharp and accurate while throwing to a handful of his former Duck teammates, including NFL draft prospects Troy Franklin and Bucky Irving.

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