Eric Nicks (FB, Oxford, MS) - Eric Nicks helped Lafayette County to the Class 4A North Half Championship game this season.

Eric accounted for over 1,200 yards of offense and over 100 tackles at linebacker."> Eric Nicks (FB, Oxford, MS) - Eric Nicks helped Lafayette County to the Class 4A North Half Championship game this season.

Eric accounted for over 1,200 yards of offense and over 100 tackles at linebacker.">

Eric Nicks named District 2(4A) Player of the Year

<a href="http://scout.scout.com/a.z?s=177&p=8&cfg=null&c=1&yr=2005&nid=1432465"><b>Eric Nicks</b></a> (FB, Oxford, MS) - Eric Nicks helped Lafayette County to the Class 4A North Half Championship game this season. <br> <br> Eric accounted for over 1,200 yards of offense and over 100 tackles at linebacker.

The following information was revealed during our interview with Eric Nicks on December 1, 2004:

How did your season go? "It went pretty good. We made it to North Finals against Clarksdale (4A)."

What were your stats for the season? "I had around 1,200 yards at running back. I do not know what my TD's were, but I know I had over a 100 tackles at linebacker."

Which positions did you start at this year? "Tailback and linebacker."

Any awards been given out? "Not yet, our banquet is held next month, and the State awards come out next week."

What most did you improve on this season? "Defense, I really improved on both though. Last year, I had 700 and something yards rushing and 120 tackles."

Which position do you think you are best suited for? "Offense."

Any schools call you this week? "Ole Miss."

Have you lined up any official visits? "No sir, not yet."

Have anymore schools been in contact with you? "Alabama, MSU, and Auburn have called too."

Which schools are now at the top of your list? "Really, who ever gives me a scholarship. It does not matter to me. I do not want to go to a juco though."

Where do you now stand, academically? "My coach said I need to get at least an 18 on the ACT test, but I can get by with a 16 or 17."

What is your current ACT score? "It has not come back in yet. I just took it."

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