Who is Taysom Hill's wife, Emily Nixon? Family and injury update explored

Molly Young October 11, 2021
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Find out about Taysom Hill’s wife Emily Nixon and get an injury update after the New Orleans Saints quarterback was concussed in a recent game.

Saints player injured during game

Taysom Shawn Hill is a quarterback and utility player for the New Orleans Saints in the NFL.

Born on 23 August 1990 in Pocatello, Idaho, Hill is 31 years old.

During the Saints’ game against Washington Football Club on 10 October, the athlete was involved in a “vicious” helmet-to-helmet hit. He was taken off the field and later ruled out with concussion.

A personal foul was called against Washington player William Jackson who connected with Taysom Hill, who was trying to grab an overthrown pass.

Who is Taysom Hill’s wife, Emily Nixon?

Emily Nixon Hill is the wife of Taysom Hill. They married in 2014 and the couple are fairly new parents – their first child, Beau Nixon Hill, was born on 21 August 2020.

Taysom is one of ten children to parents Laura and Claire Nixon. Her brother David Nixon is a former NFL linebacker.

Media Referee states Taysom was born in Texas on 20 July 1992, making her 29 years old.

Hill graduated from Brigham Young University. Her professional career began in the finance sector as an intern at NU Skin Enterprise, before moving on to become an analyst at Snappower and an accountant at Chatbooks.

Over on instagram, @emilynixonhill has a privatised account with more than 870 followers.

However, her husband’s public page (@ts_hill) is filled with tons of content including his family as he wishes his wife a happy birthday and shares gratitude on holidays such as Mother’s Day.

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@emnixx does have a public Twitter account despite appearing to have been inactive on the platform for a while.

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Possible injury update explored

Many observers reacted to Taysom Hill’s hard hit on social media, with some shocked at the crowd for booing when a penalty was awarded.


Others suggested William Jackson might be in trouble following the collision.

A doctor on Twitter thought that as well as concussion, Hill may have suffered a sprain to ligaments in his neck.

Former quarterback Drew Brees said he planned to visit and check on Hill, explaining how difficult it is to watch ex-teammates get hurt.

New Orleans Saints went on to win the game 33-22 while, despite all the worries, one fan claimed to have spotted Hill in good spirits after returning from the hospital.

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Molly Young is a Journalism with Public Relations student at Leeds Beckett University. Boasting a creative background through her studies and on her personal social media channels, Molly loves creating content and providing entertainment analysis through her writing.