2005: Saw action in all 11 games, including three as a starter ... Also played extensively on special teams ... Registered a career-best 35 tackles on the year to go with three pass breakups ... Did not register a tackle until the Akron game when he collected two ... Enjoyed his best game of the year at Vanderbilt with six stops (five solos) and a pass breakup ... Had two tackles and a pass breakup at FAU and was in on three stops against ULL ... Registered four tackles in win over Arkansas State ... Earned the start as an extra safety against Louisiana-Monroe and responded with seven tackles (five solos) ... Started at safety in place of an injured Jeremiah Weaver and collected two tackles ... Collected four tackles in his second straight start at Troy ... Added five tackles in season finale at FIU.
2004: Played in all 11 contests with six starts, collecting 23 tackles, one interception, and one pass breakup ... Tallied one tackle at Louisiana-Lafayette and North Texas ... Totaled four tackles and first career interception versus Arkansas State in first career start ... Registered season-high six stops and a pass breakup versus Idaho ... Recorded two stops versus Louisiana-Monroe and in finale at Troy.
High School: Played both quarterback and defensive back for Milton ... Registered 59 tackles, four interceptions, eight pass breakups and three forced fumbles on defense ... Passed for 550 yards and six touchdowns, while rushing for 479 yards and eight scores on offense ... Voted third team all-state and tabbed District I Most Valuable Player by the Florida Coaches Association after leading team to a 9-2 record ... Also earned all-area honors ... Was a member of the track team.
Personal: Parent: Hazel Nickson ... Born: 9/9/84 ... Major: Undecided.