Tulsa -- A returning squad member . . . 2004 -- Did not play due to an injury that sidelined him for the season . . . 2003 -- Played in six games . . . caught one pass for nine yards against Texas State, and threw one pass for 14 yards vs. Hawaii . . . 2002 -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out due to red-shirt status . . . Overall -- Made steady improvement in spring drills after returning to the field from an injury in the fall . . . a very coachable athlete . . . an intelligent player . . . had one reception for 10 yards in the spring game.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner at Reicher High School . . . played quarterback and receiver on offense and in the secondary on defense . . . started three years on offense and two years on defense . . . earned TAPPS all-state honors his senior season . . . was a first-team all-district selection on offense, and earned second-team all-district merits on defense as a senior . . . earned three letters each in basketball and track . . . high school football coach was Mark Waggoner.
Personal -- Favorite TV show is "West Wing" . . . his favorite NFL team is the Houston Texans and his favorite NFL player is Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick . . . his favorite food is seafood gumbo . . . in 20 years he would like to be the Governor of Texas . . . the most memorable place he has visited is Washington D.C. . . . the person, dead or alive, he would most like to meet is Martin Luther King Jr. . . . his biggest sports thrill was when the Atlanta Braves won the World Series in 1995 . . . "humble, funny and smart" are the three words he uses to best describe himself . . . represented TU student-athletes at the 2005 NCAA Leadership Conference in May 2005 . . . mother is Ramona Curtis . . . his father, Monroe Nichols III, is deceased . . . majoring in political science . . . born September 24, 1983.
Nichols' Career Statistics Receiving G Rec Yds Avg TD Long 2002 Redshirt 2003 (Fr) 6 1 9 9.0 0 9 2004 (So) 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 Totals 6 1 9 9.0 0 9
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