AMERICAN FORK Twenty-one hours before kickoff, David Nixon is in an unusual place for a college football player.
He's not breaking down film of the opposing team's offense. He's not playing video games with his teammates. And he's not at the team hotel watching television which is what he suspects he'd be doing if he weren't at the Alpine Tabernacle in American Fork.
Nixon, a senior outside linebacker from College Station, Texas, is instead seated on the front row of the stand awaiting the start of the season's first Brigham Young University football team fireside.