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Michael Nysewander
Michael  Nysewander


Hoover, Ala.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 237




WCU First Off the Field: Michael Nysewander

WCU First Off the Field: Michael Nysewander


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SENIOR (2015): The former walk-on has become one of the top defenders on kickoff coverage, leading the team with four stops ... earned special teams player of the week honors from the Alabama coaching staff for his efforts against Middle Tennessee. Wisconsin: Saw action as a blocker but did not record any statistics. Middle Tennessee: Notched one tackle on special teams. Ole Miss: Laid a huge hit on kickoff coverage to pin the Rebels inside their own 20 yard line for his lone tackle of the game. ULM: Hauled in his first pass of the season, a 19-yard touchdown strike from Jake Coker ... also added one tackle on special teams. Georgia: Filled a role as a blocker at fullback and on special teams against the Bulldogs ... notched one tackle on kickoff coverage.

JUNIOR (2014): A reserve tight end who saw action in eight games ... finished with two catches for 21 yards and one touchdown ... played against West Virginia, FAU, Southern Miss, Florida, Texas A&M, Western Carolina, Missouri and Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl. Southern Miss: Made his first career catch, a nine-yard reception. Western Carolina: Found the end zone for the first time in his career on a 12-yard touchdown catch from Jake Coker. Ohio State: Made one tackle against the Buckeyes on kickoff coverage.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Played at Hoover High School for Josh Niblett ... started on the Bucs defensive line.
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