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Getting To Know: Roosevelt Nix

Posted Jul 15, 2016

Learn more about the Steelers' second-year fullback.

Roosevelt Nix
Fullback
Kent State
2nd year




Who is your football mentor or inspiration?
My mom and my dad.

What motivates you?
Doubt, people doubting me, being told ‘no.’

What is your football mindset?
If you believe in yourself, you can do whatever you want to do.

Why do you play football?
It’s something I’ve done my whole life. I love it, I love playing the game. I’ve been playing since I was 4. It’s exciting, I feel the same way every time I leave the tunnel.

What is your proudest football moment or memory?
I scored one time in high school. I scored once in college, too. It’s out of the ordinary (as a defensive lineman). I just have to score in the NFL now.

When you hear Steelers football, what do you think?
Hard-nosed guys. 


What do you like about Pittsburgh?

I just love the team. I love the support we get, the tradition. I just like it here.



What about Steelers fans?

The best fans in the NFL.