School: Dr Phillips, Orlando FL
40 Time: 4.51
Bench Press: 300 lbs
Grades: 3.4 core/no test
Soph Stats: 11-1 Team Record in Class 6A, 1007 yards passing with 11 throwing TD's & 568 rushing yards with 7 rushing TD's splitting time at QB.
Schools showing interest: Auburn, North Carolina, UCLA, USC, Wake Forest, South Carolina
Looking to hear more from: Oregon, Michigan, Clemson, Florida State
Closer look: Nick has trained with one of the nations top trainers in Tom Shaw since the 7th grade and it shows. As a sophomore last season Nick was as fundamentally sound as it gets. Nick has great pocket awareness and does an outstanding job of going thru his progressions. Nick has a lot of bounce and very live but comfortable feet. Nick has a very strong arm and can make all the throws. Nick throws a very accurate tight spiral that gets where it needs to be in a hurry. When pressured he keeps plays alive with his feet and always keeps his eyes down field. If flushed from the pocket he can hurt you equally with his foot speed and will not rule out lowering his shoulder. Nick is a competitor who is very coachable as well as a true leader.
Bottom Line: Nick is simply a winner on and off the field who is passionate about the game as well as his teammates, the kind of guy that any coach would want to run the show.