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Florida State

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)01/28/2005
Miami (FL)NoneNone
N. CarolinaNone12/03/2004
Notre DameNoneNone
Virginia TechNone11/26/2004

Latest News

The Unlucky 13: Top classes that fizzled02/27/2012 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/ Football Recruiting
Video: More on Derek Nicholson at LB02/28/
Nicholson joins brother at Florida State01/31/
Derek continues Nicholson tradition at FSU01/31/
Nicholson goes family route01/31/ Football Recruiting
AMP: Spotlighting the nation's Top 5 LBs01/31/ Football Recruiting
LB Nicholson ready for decision01/31/ Football Recruiting
Breaking down the movers, shakers in the Rivals10001/25/ Football Recruiting
Nicholson takes surprise trip01/24/ Football Recruiting
Final Rivals100 highlighted by several changes01/24/ Football Recruiting
UT makes its pitch to star linebacker01/23/
Five FSU coaches visit Nicholson01/19/
Nicholson down to two teams01/19/
More to All American Bowl than blowout01/15/ Football Recruiting
Alaeze takes home East’s top honors01/15/ Football Recruiting
East linebackers have tough act to follow01/11/ Football Recruiting
Q & A with four-star linebacker01/05/
LB Nicholson narrows to four12/21/ Football Recruiting
Shrine Bowl report on 12 UNC recruits12/20/
The Shrine Bowl Top 1012/19/ Football Recruiting
The Shrine Bowl Specialty Awards12/19/ Football Recruiting
South Carolina secondary sparks upset12/19/ Football Recruiting
FSU recruits excel at Shrine Bowl12/18/
Shrine Bowl’s uncommitted tipping their hands?12/18/ Football Recruiting
Defense could save day for North Carolina12/18/ Football Recruiting
It's all in the family at the Shrine Bowl12/16/ Football Recruiting
Recruit's Rap: Ghee making fast friends12/16/ Football Recruiting
North Carolina stars put on their recruiting hats12/16/ Football Recruiting
Stars setting the stage at Shrine Bowl practices12/14/ Football Recruiting
North Carolina Shrine Bowl roster loaded12/14/ Football Recruiting
UNC hosting ten recruits this weekend12/05/
ND out, UNC in for four-star LB12/03/ Football Recruiting
FSU gets last crack at Nicholson11/15/
Nicholson sets two visits11/09/ Football Recruiting
Nicholson selects 4 schools for official visits11/08/
Nicholson hints at a leader10/24/
Nicholson visits Virginia Tech10/07/ Football Recruiting
Nicholson takes in Tech victory over WVU10/05/
What must UNC do to keep top 100 LB interested?09/23/
Is UNC still in Nicholson's top 10?08/17/
Nebraska still in it for Carolina LB?08/10/
Plenty of peaches in latest state rankings07/22/ Football Recruiting
UNC holds today's edge with top 100 LB07/18/
Nicholson Focusing On Ten Schools07/09/
Nicholson not naming favorites07/06/ Football Recruiting
The next 10: The Rivals100 from 31 to 4006/04/ Football Recruiting
Will Virginia Make The Cut For Nicholson?06/04/
LB with 35 offers mentioning Dawgs05/20/
North Carolina LB up to 35 offers05/19/ Football Recruiting
Nicholson Never Stops05/18/
Top Linebacker takes in Tech’s Spring Game04/29/
NC Linebacker Derek Nicholson Visits Michigan04/14/
Blue-chip linebacker piles up the offers04/10/
Linebacking is in the Nicholson family bloodlines04/07/
Stud LB enjoys Florida State04/05/ Football Recruiting
Linebacker's offer list growing fast04/03/
Nicholson better than his brother?03/30/ Football Recruiting
Nicholson Says He Is Wide Open03/17/
NC LB has 12 offers03/05/ Football Recruiting
Profiling a top junior linebacker02/23/
Will Nicholson follow his brother to FSU?02/13/
The Recruitment of Derek Nicholson Begins01/26/


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