A deep threat at the wide receiver position ... one of the fastest players on the roster who has seen time in the receiving rotation in each of his two years in uniform.
2007 (JUNIOR): Played in 11 games with starts against Mississippi State, Auburn and Colorado ... had 10 catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns on the season ... scored the first touchdown on a 23-yard pass from John Parker Wilson in the second quarter of the homecoming win over Houston ... scored a touchdown in the win over Colorado in the PetroSun Independence Bowl, a 31-yarder in the second quarter ... finished the bowl game with two receptions for 35 yards ... caught two passes for 24 yards in the win over Tennessee ... recorded two catches for 25 yards at Auburn ... also had receptions against Western Carolina, Ole Miss and Louisiana Monroe.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Finished the season with 12 catches for 192 yards and two touchdowns ... caught at least one pass in eight games ... caught a 36-yard pass on third-and-18 against Vanderbilt, the first reception of his career ... it kept the Alabama game-winning scoring drive alive ... caught his first touchdown at LSU, a 6-yarder ... had his best game of the season in the regular-season finale against Auburn ... hauled in five passes for 101 yards and a touchdown against the Tigers ... scored the touchdown on a career-long 52-yard pass from quarterback John Parker Wilson in the second quarter ... also recorded catches against Louisiana Monroe, Tennessee, Florida International, Mississippi State and Oklahoma State.
2004-05 (ITAWAMBA CC): Caught 26 passes for 588 yards and six touchdowns in 2005 ... led the Mississippi junior college ranks in kickoff returns, averaging more than 30 yards per return.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: One of the top two-way players in the state of Alabama for Hartselle High School ... had 723 yards on 27 catches as a prep junior ... won the state high jump championship as a sophomore ... full name is Nikita E. Stover ... born June 17, 1985.
Nikita Stover: Career Statistics
Year G-S No. Yards Avg. TD LP
2006 10-0 12 192 16.0 2 52
2007 11-3 10 131 13.1 2 31
TOTAL 21-3 22 323 14.7 4 52
** Had one tackle in 2007 and one in 2006.