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1 - Mike Nicolini
Mike Nicolini
Height: 5-9
Weight: 190
Year: SR
Hometown: Novato, CA
High School: Novato HS
Position: DB
Major: Biology

2009:  Served a significant role as a starting defensive back in seven of the nine games in which he played… Ranks first among the returnees with 57 total tackles, which includes 36 solo hits… Credited with eight tackles for a loss of 39 yards, highlighted by 4.5 sacks… Nabbed one interception for a 14-yard return… Recorded four pass break-ups… Recovered one fumble while forcing two others… Also served as an integral kick returner for the Maroon and Gray…  Racked up 457 yards on 19 returns, which includes a long of 52 during the team’s 41-14 over Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Oct. 31… Eclipsed the 100-yard mark on return yards alone in the team’ final game of the season against Cal Lutheran with 125… Returned 20 punts for a total of 233 yards with a long of 48 against Whittier College on Oct. 17… Scored a touchdown on a punt return against the University of La Verne on Oct. 3… Amassed 704 all-purpose yards to rank second among the returning Bulldogs… Key component to the Bulldogs’ national statistical rankings of third for rushing defense (54.44 yards allowed per game), third for sacks (3.67 sacks per game), and fifth for total defense (244.56 yards allowed per game)… First-Team All-SCIAC honoree as a defensive back… Also garnered a Second-Team nod for his contributions on Special Teams… Winner of various strength awards within the team…

2008:  Competed in all nine games as a hard-hitting defensive back... Racked up 48 solo hits and 21 assisted tackles for a team-leading 69 tackles... Helped Redlands rank first among Division III schools in tackles for a loss by accumulating three for a loss of 20 yards, including one sack for an 11-yard loss...  Led the team in interception returns with four for 43 yards... Credited with five pass break-ups to tie for the team-lead, along with one recovered fumble and one blocked kick... Gained First-Team All-SCIAC honors as a member of specials teams as well as a defensive back... Member of the inaugural SCIAC Football All-Academic Team...

2007: Saw playing time in nine of 10 games for the SCIAC Co-Champions… Tied for second on the team with three interceptions… Returned one interception for a 93-yard touchdown… Broke up six passes and recovered a fumble… Notched 20 solo tackles and assisted on 17… Presidential Scholarship Recipient... Achievement Award Winner...

 

Tackles
SeasonGPUAATotalTFL-Yds           PDFFFRBlkd 
200993621578.0 - 395210 
200894821693.0 - 209011 
200792017371.5 - 29010 
TOTAL271045916312.5 - 6123231 
           
Sacks
SeasonGPUAATotalYds     
20099414.529     
20089101.011     
20079000.00     
TOTAL27515.540     
           
Punt Returns
SeasonGPNo.YdsTDLongAvg/RAvg/G   
200992023314811.625.9   
200893343403113.248.2   
2007900000.00.0   
TOTAL275366714812.524.7   
           
Kick Returns
SeasonGPNo.YardsTDLongAvg/RAvg/G   
200991945705224.150.8   
20089000000   
20079000000   
Total271945705224.150.8   
           
Interceptions
SeasonGPNo.YdsTDLongAvg/RAvg/G   
2009911401414.01.6   
2008944302110.84.8   
2007939313831.010.3   
TOTAL27815013818.85.6   
           
All-Purpose Yards
SeasonGPRushRecPRKRIRTotalAvg/G  
20099002334571470478.2  
200890043404347753.0  
200790000939310.3  
TOTAL2700667457150121144.9  
           
Scoring
SeasonGPTDRushPassRetnPAT2PATFGTotalAvg/G
20099100100060.7
20089000000000.0
20079100100060.7
TOTAL272002000120.4