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Nick Nielsen

Hometown:
Humboldt, Iowa

High School:
Humboldt

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
12/08/1989

01/10/2013

Final Football Notes For 2012

Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer

12/06/2012

53 Hawkeyes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

UI field hockey has a team record 12 honorees

11/23/2012

Nebraska at Iowa Postgame Notes

11/19/2012

Iowa Hosts Nebraska Friday in Kinnick Stadium

Hawkeyes host second annual Heroes Game with Cornhuskers

06/14/2012

Martin-Manley: 'I Have to Step Up'

UI sophomore is one of the leaders among wide recivers in 2012

09/29/2012

Minnesota at Iowa

Minnesota at Iowa Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

11/19/2011

Iowa Football vs. Purdue

11/19/11

Hawk-Item - - Moved from defensive back to wide receiver prior to 2011 season.

2012 Honors - - Academic All-Big Ten for second straight year . . . 2012 - - Saw action on specual teams in all 12 games, recording three solo tackles and two assists . . . saw action on special teams in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action on special teams in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-13 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 19-16 win at Michigan State, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . saw action on special teams in 38-14 loss to Penn State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in 24-21 loss at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 loss to Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 42-17 loss at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics.

2011 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . 2011 - - saw action in 12 games, recording one solo tackle and two assists . . . saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, recording one assisted tackle on special teams . . . saw action on special teams in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 13-3 loss at Penn State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, but had no statistics.

2010 - - Saw action in five games, recording one solo tackle and two assists . . . saw action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 157 yards total offense . . . saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 34-27 loss at Arizona, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-3 win over Penn State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 54 net rushing yards and 301 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . did not see action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State . . . did not see action in 18-13 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 27-24 Insight Bowl victory over 12th-ranked Missouri.

2009 - - Saw action in win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in win over Minnesota, but had no statistics.

2008 - - Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as an outside linebacker as a senior . . . was first team all-conference quarterback as a senior after earning first team honors as a defensive back during junior season . . . Career - - earned two letters playing quarterback, defensive back and outside linebacker, helping team win state championship as a junior . . . recorded 50 tackles and two interceptions as a senior . . . scored nine touchdowns as a senior . . . had five interceptions and 40 tackles as a junior . . . set school record for passing yards in a season (1,400), total offensive in a season (1,700) and longest touchdown pass (96 yards) . . . team captain in football . . . also lettered in basketball and track and field.

Personal - - Born 12/08/89 . . . management major . . . member of high school National Honor Society and Student Senate . . . 3.86 GPA as a prep . . . parents are Julie and Tony Nielsen . . . high school coach was Greg Thomas.

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