|Full name||Colin Lee Nixon|
|Date of birth||8 September 1978|
|Place of birth||Newtownards, Northern Ireland|
|Playing position||Right back|
|1999||Northern Ireland U21||1||(0)|
|2000–2007||Irish League XI||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Nixon is the son of Hugh and Alice Nixon, and has five siblings. Colin played for Glentoran for all of his professional career. He has mainly played at right back but can also play centre back. He is a Glentoran supporter, and a fan's favourite. 'Nicky' is Glentoran's record appearance holder with over 700 appearances, the 700th coming in November 2010 against Portadown at Shamrock Park.
At the end of the 2012/13 Danske Bank Premiership season, Nixon was informed that he would not have his contract renewed. In his last game at The Oval, after making 792 appearances and scoring on 87 occasions - Nicky added one to each of those stats, replacing Jay Magee in the second half and scoring a spectacular acrobatic equaliser after 88 minutes to the delight of every fan in attendance. Nixon received a standing ovation before, during and after the game as the Glentoran fans paid tribute to a true club legend.
Colin Nixon came on for Glentoran in his final match, the 2013 Irish Cup Final which Glentoran won 3-1. He lifted the cup alongside goalkeeper Elliott Morris who was Glentoran Captain for the day.
- IFA Premiership (4): 1998–99, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2008–09
- Irish Cup (6): 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004 2013
- Irish League Cup (5): 2001,2003, 2005, 2007, 2010
- County Antrim Shield (7): 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2011