Troy Niklas: Durability, agility, stats

Injury and agility reports for TE Troy Niklas, along with his college stats (as a LB and TE), high school history and more.

INJURY REPORT
No injuries reported.

AGILITY TESTS
4.84 in the 40-yard dash…1.69 10-yard dash…2.76 20-yard dash…4.55 20-yard shuttle…12.19 60-yard shuttle…7.57 three-cone drill…32-inch vertical jump…9'-6" broad jump… Bench pressed 225 pounds 27 times…34 1/8-inch arm length…10-inch hands…79 5/8-inch wingspan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Troy Niklas attended Servite (Anaheim, Cal.) High school, playing football for head coach Troy Thomas…As a sophomore, Niklas led the team to the Trinity League title and as a junior, he helped Servite to the 2009 California state title (33-20 victory over Rocklin in Division II championship), in addition to the Pac-5 and Trinity League crowns…That season, as a tight end, he caught sixteen passes as tight end for 128 yards and three touchdowns…Was named the Los Angeles Times Lineman of the Year as senior in 2010…The two-way standout as both an offensive and defensive lineman competed as an offensive guard and defensive tackle, helping the team compile a 14-1 record in 2010, their second straight CIF Southern Section Pac-5 Division title and runner-up in state playoffs…Also named co-Lineman of the Year in the Trinity League by the Orange County Register…Selected as an offensive lineman on the Los Angeles Times high school all-star football team for 2010, along with garnering first-team all-state recognition on offense from CalHiSports…Was rated 11th by Super Prep among all prospects in the California, Nevada and Hawaii regions…On defense, he received All-CIF Southern Section Pac-5 honors from the Orange County Register and was a first-team all-county team, along with being a two-time first-team all-Trinity League selection.

PERSONAL
Niklas is enrolled in Mendoza College of Business, majoring in management entrepreneurship…Son of Kim and Don Niklas...Brother, Austin, was senior linebacker at Air Force in 2012, making 128 tackles to lead team and earning honorable mention All-Mountain West Conference honors…Troy's uncle, Bruce Matthews, was an All-American offensive lineman, selected in the first round of the 1983 draft, taken with the ninth pick by the Houston Oilers. Bruce spent his entire nineteen-year career with the same team, moving with the Oilers to Tennessee, where he would later serve as an assistant coach. He was a fourteen-time Pro Bowl selection, the most in NFL history, a record shared with Merlin Olsen…Bruce's son, Jake Matthews, is a two-time All-American offensive tackle at Texas A&M and is expected to be an early first round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft… Jake's oldest brother, Kevin, was also an offensive lineman for Texas A&M. He was not drafted coming out of college in 2010, but suited up for both Tennessee and Washington the last three seasons…Back on the Aggies' campus is Kevin and Jake's younger brother, Mike, a sophomore who started on the same line as Jake at center last season…Born 9/18/92 in Fullerton, California.

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

STATS

GP

GS

TK

SO

AS

FR

FC

INT

TFL

PBU

SACK

2011

12

01

020

008

012

 01

 00

 00

 00.5-03

  00

 0.0-00

2013

01

00

001

001

000

 00

 00

 00

 00.0-00

  00

 0.0-00

TOTAL

13

01

021

009

012

 01

 00

 00

 00.5-03

  00

 0.0-00

 

RECEIVING STATISTICS…R/PG indicates receptions per game...GM/AVG indicates average yards gained per game.

STATS

GP

GS

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

LONG

R/PG

GM/AVG

2012

13

07

005

   0075

15.00

 01

   30

00.38

   005.77

2013

13

13

032

   0498

15.56

 05

   66

02.46

   038.31

TOTAL

26

20

037

   0573

15.49

 06

   66

00.97

   015.08

 


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