2011 (Junior): Made his debut at tight end in 10 games during the season ... Caught first collegiate pass in season debut at Idaho (Sept. 10) ... Finished the game against the Vandals with a season-high four catches and 22 yards ... Matched his season-high of four catches vs. Sioux Falls (Nov. 4), adding a season-high 41 yards receiving ... Scored first collegiate touchdown on a 25-yard reception vs. South Dakota (Nov. 18) ... Recipient of the 2011 Athletics Director Award of Merit ... Earned first letter.
2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in two games on special teams ... Switched positions from quarterback to tight end during 2011 spring drills.
2009 (Freshman): Appeared in one game as a reserve quarterback ... Voted UND's Most Valuable Offensive Scout ... Named Offensive Scout Player the Week (TTU, Sept. 5).
2008: Redshirt season.
Before UND: A 2008 graduate of Dakota Prairie High School ... Selected to play in the North Dakota Shrine Game and the MonDak Badlands Bowl ... Earned all-state first team honors as a senior after leading Dakota Prairie to the state semifinals ... A three-time all-region selection ... Threw for more than 5,500 yards and ran for another 1,700 during his prep career ... Scored 115 total touchdowns, including 66 as a senior ... A three-time all-region selection in baseball and a two-time all-region pick in baseball.
Personal: Majoring in recreation and tourism ... Son of David Nichols and Lori Nichols.
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