- United States
- Worthington, OH
- High School
- Thomas Worthington
- Current Team
- Ohio State
- 1997, 1998
Major: Computer Information Systems (1998), Unknown (1997)
Weight: 198 (1998)
1998 Media Guide: A fine young athlete who is still learning the defensive secondary system … has terrific speed and has run on the OSU track and field team … defensive backs coach Jon Tenuta says J.R. has “experienced a lot of success as an athlete … he is learning our system and finding ways to help the team … he really works hard at the game.”
1997: Redshirted the season as a true freshman and also competed for the Buckeyes as a sprinter on the track team.
Personal: A standout student-athlete at Thomas Worthington HS … the son of Helen and Russ Niklos … born June 19, 1979.