Joey Nichol
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    Joey Nichol

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Austin, TX

    High School:
    Cedar Park

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 230

    Position:
    LB

    12/12/2012

    Air Force Football Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Notes

    Falcons to face Rice on Dec. 29 in Forth Worth, Texas. Game televised by ESPN.

    11/19/2012

    Falcon Football Closes Out Regular Season at Fresno State

    Kickoff this Saturday, Nov. 24, is 12:30 PST at Bulldog Stadium.

    11/13/2012

    Calhoun hosts press conference as Air Force prepares to host Hawai'i

    Final home game of the season

    11/12/2012

    Air Force Football hosts Hawai'i in Home Finale

    Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at Falcon Stadium. Game to be televised by ESPN2.

    2013 - Played in nine games, starting all nine ... missed the last three games (New Mexico, UNLV, CSU) due to injury ... led the team and ranked seventh in the MW in tackles with an 8.9 per-game average (80 total) ... led the team in tackles for loss with 7.5 and had at least one TFL in six games of the nine games he played ... led the team in tackles five times and had five 10-plus-tackle games ... team-best 11 tackles and a career-best two TFL (one sack) vs. SDSU ... tied for the team lead with 11 tackles and a tackle for loss at Nevada ... team-best 12 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Wyoming ... team-best 10 tackles at Boise State ... career-best 13 tackles vs. Utah State, including a career-best nine unassisted ... seven total tackles and a TFL vs. Colgate.

    2012 - Played in seven games, making two starts ... made 12 tackles ... made first-career start vs. San Diego State and had seven tackles and a fumble recovery.

    2011 - Played on the junior varsity.

    High School - Lettered three years each in football and track ... two-time first-team all-district selection in football ... team defensive MVP once and team leadership award winner once ... high school football coach was Chris Ross.

    Personal - Parents are Tim and Valerie Nichol ... one of four children ... majoring in business management ... working towards a minor in German ... would like to attend pilot training after graduation ... member of cadet squadron 24 ... was part of the cadet cadre during survival training last summer ... also completed astronautical engineering ... completed Operation Air Force in the summer of 2013 ... also helped work Basic Cadet Training last summer.

    Nichol's Career Statistics

    Year G U-AT TT TFL Sacks Int
    2013 9 47-33 80 7.5-20 1.0-8 0
    2012 7 8-4 12 2.0-2 0-0 0
    Career 16 55-37 92 9.5-22 1.0-8 0
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