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Nick Sigmon

Class: Sophomore
Position: LB
Height: 6-1
Weight: 245

Previous School: Northside HS

Hometown: Roanoke, Va.

An Inside Look from the Coaching Staff
• Not the biggest, strongest or fastest, but is a very good football player with a pair of pads on
• One of team's most physical football players
• Is a disruptive force
• Had a very outstanding spring practice
• With health and improvement, will have a chance to be an all-conference-type player

2011 (R-Fr.)
• Big South All-Conference second team
• College Sports Journal All-Freshman team
• Started all 11 games at middle linebacker
• Liberty's most consistent defensive player, recording six or more tackles in six games
• Ranked third on the team with 60 tackles (30 solo, 30 assisted)
• Was second on the team with 7.5 tackles for a loss, including one sack, and added four quarterback hurries
• Intercepted one pass on the season, against VMI
• Posted two double-digit tackle performances, both against Big South opponents
• Opened up season with six tackles at N.C. State
• Recorded eight tackles, including one for a loss, against James Madison
• Had career-high 11 tackles (five solo, six assisted) at Charleston Southern
• At Charleston Southern, made team season-best three tackles for a loss, including one sack
• Totaled 10 stops (seven solo, three assisted) in next game, against Presbyterian College
• Helped Liberty's defense finish the season ranked No. 31 in scoring defense (22.00 points per game)
• Flames finished No. 32 in red zone defense (74.2 percent) and No. 38 in total defense (343.27 yards per game)

2010 (Fr.)
• Redshirted the season

Prep
• Four-year letterwinner at Northside High School
• Three-time all-district honoree
• Finished his sophomore season with 122 tackles (98 solo), 14 tackles for loss, five sacks and three fumble recoveries
• Second team all-district honoree as a junior with 156 tackles (118 solo), 12 quarterback hurries, two interceptions, 12 tackles for loss and four forced fumbles
• Helped Northside High School to a state title as a senior
• Blue Ridge District Player of the Year
• Region 3 co-Defensive Player of the Year
• Va. Preps and Associated Press first team all-state selection
• Roanoke Times All-Timesland Defensive Player of the year
• Kroger Crunch Defensive Player of the Year
• Also a varsity letterwinner in wrestling and baseball

Personal
• Son of Ronnie and Carrie Sigmon
• Birthday is on Jan. 18
• Kinesiology major