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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Derek Nicholson

Inside linebacker
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Mt. Tabor
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  • Ht:6'0"
  • Wt:220 lbs
  • 40:4.6 secs
  • Bench Max:340
  • Bench Reps:28
  • Squat Max:450
  • Shuttle:4.2
  • Vertical:32 inches
  • GPA:3.2
  • ACT:19
  • Class:2005 (High School)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Florida St.COMMITTED (01/31/2005)Offered01/28/2005
ClemsonNoneOfferedNone
Miami (FL)NoneOfferedNone
N. CarolinaNoneOffered12/03/2004
Notre DameNoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
TexasNoneOffered01/21/2005
Virginia TechNoneOffered11/26/2004

Latest News

The Unlucky 13: Top classes that fizzled02/27/2012 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Lane Kiffin and many of the players in his 2009 recruiting class are long gone from Tennessee. That's just one of our Unlucky 13 highly ranked classes that never panned out.

Rivals at 10: Best recruiters07/12/2011Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: More on Derek Nicholson at LB02/28/2005Rivals.com
Nicholson joins brother at Florida State01/31/2005TarHeelIllustrated.com
Derek continues Nicholson tradition at FSU01/31/2005Warchant.com
Nicholson goes family route01/31/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
AMP: Spotlighting the nation's Top 5 LBs01/31/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
LB Nicholson ready for decision01/31/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Breaking down the movers, shakers in the Rivals10001/25/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nicholson takes surprise trip01/24/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Final Rivals100 highlighted by several changes01/24/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
UT makes its pitch to star linebacker01/23/2005Orangebloods.com
Five FSU coaches visit Nicholson01/19/2005Warchant.com
Nicholson down to two teams01/19/2005FlaVarsity.com
More to All American Bowl than blowout01/15/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Alaeze takes home East’s top honors01/15/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
East linebackers have tough act to follow01/11/2005Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Q & A with four-star linebacker01/05/2005TarHeelIllustrated.com
LB Nicholson narrows to four12/21/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Shrine Bowl report on 12 UNC recruits12/20/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
The Shrine Bowl Top 1012/19/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
The Shrine Bowl Specialty Awards12/19/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
South Carolina secondary sparks upset12/19/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
FSU recruits excel at Shrine Bowl12/18/2004Warchant.com
Shrine Bowl’s uncommitted tipping their hands?12/18/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Defense could save day for North Carolina12/18/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
It's all in the family at the Shrine Bowl12/16/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Recruit's Rap: Ghee making fast friends12/16/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
North Carolina stars put on their recruiting hats12/16/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Stars setting the stage at Shrine Bowl practices12/14/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
North Carolina Shrine Bowl roster loaded12/14/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
UNC hosting ten recruits this weekend12/05/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
ND out, UNC in for four-star LB12/03/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
FSU gets last crack at Nicholson11/15/2004Warchant.com
Nicholson sets two visits11/09/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nicholson selects 4 schools for official visits11/08/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
Nicholson hints at a leader10/24/2004Warchant.com
Nicholson visits Virginia Tech10/07/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nicholson takes in Tech victory over WVU10/05/2004HokieHaven.com
What must UNC do to keep top 100 LB interested?09/23/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
Is UNC still in Nicholson's top 10?08/17/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
Nebraska still in it for Carolina LB?08/10/2004HuskerOnline.com
Plenty of peaches in latest state rankings07/22/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
UNC holds today's edge with top 100 LB07/18/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
Nicholson Focusing On Ten Schools07/09/2004TheWolverine.com
Nicholson not naming favorites07/06/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
The next 10: The Rivals100 from 31 to 4006/04/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Will Virginia Make The Cut For Nicholson?06/04/2004CavsCorner.com
LB with 35 offers mentioning Dawgs05/20/2004UGASports.com
North Carolina LB up to 35 offers05/19/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nicholson Never Stops05/18/2004TheWolfpacker.com
Top Linebacker takes in Tech’s Spring Game04/29/2004HokieHaven.com
NC Linebacker Derek Nicholson Visits Michigan04/14/2004TheWolverine.com
Blue-chip linebacker piles up the offers04/10/2004HuskerOnline.com
Linebacking is in the Nicholson family bloodlines04/07/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com
Stud LB enjoys Florida State04/05/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Linebacker's offer list growing fast04/03/2004HuskerOnline.com
Nicholson better than his brother?03/30/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nicholson Says He Is Wide Open03/17/2004TheWolfpacker.com
NC LB has 12 offers03/05/2004Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Profiling a top junior linebacker02/23/2004HokieHaven.com
Will Nicholson follow his brother to FSU?02/13/2004Warchant.com
The Recruitment of Derek Nicholson Begins01/26/2004TarHeelIllustrated.com

Stats

Defense
Year UTATTckTFLSckIntBRFR
2004 (Jr.)105551603313372
2003 (Jr.)--181271039-
2002 (So.)10864172-62-4
2001 (Fr.)--123-----