86 Rory Nicol

usa United States
Beaver, PA
High School
Beaver Area
Current Team
Ohio State

High School: Could have an immediate impact at tight end, where the Buckeyes have just one experienced returnee in junior Ryan Hamby … is considered a super talent, who can do it all … has size, speed, quickness and is a very physical player … was regarded as a dominating blocker in high school and that could be his ticket to a quick move up the depth chart with the Buckeyes, who frequently employ a two-tight end set and are always looking for tight ends who can block … caught 18 passes for 234 yards and five touchdowns and five touchdowns as a senior … three-year varsity starter … named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s “Fab 22” and the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Terrific 25 as a senior … also was named to the Patriot News Platinum 33 team … all-conference selection as both a sophomore and junior … had 15 catches for 168 yards and one touchdown as a junior … also played linebacker and finished with 78 tackles, 6.5 sacks and two interceptions as a junior … second team all-state his junior year … runs 40-yard dash in 4.75 seconds … rated 81st on TheInsiders.com Hot 100 list, which also ranked him as the second best tight end prospect and eighth best overall prospect in Pennsylvania … the fourth-ranked tight end prospect in the nation by Rivals.com … ranked as the sixth best tight end in the nation by SuperPrep … also ran track and was clocked at 15.8 in the 110-meter hurdles as a junior … also a center on the basketball team, averaging 10 points and 12 rebounds per game.

Personal: Is the son of Bob and Kathy Nicol.


SeasonTeamGGSTgtRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt Conv
2004Ohio State101NA33411.31230