November 27, 2006

Coaching change impacts Mixon

El Cajon (Calif.) Grossmont Community College safety Terry Mixon, considered to be among the top JUCO prospects at the position in the west, committed to Arizona State last month. Will a coaching change lead "Tee-Mix" in a different direction? spoke with him on Monday and asked that very question.

"I talked to coach Dan (Fidler) about [the coaches being fired] today and he just let me know what was going on," Mixon said. "He felt bad about it. I felt bad hearing about it. It's hurtful, but you got to move on. I told him I appreciated what he did for me. He gave me a scholarship and really believed in me I could tell. I wanted to play for him there."

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