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Nick Sigmon

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

Previous School: Northside HS

Hometown: Roanoke, Va.

2013 (Jr.):
• Big South all-conference first team
• Big South preseason all-conference
• Started all 12 games
• Led the team and ranked No. 4 in the Big South in tackles for a loss (10.5)
• Tied for the team lead in tackles (62)
• Led the team in assisted tackles (32)
• Recorded 32 of his 62 stops in Big South games
• Second on the team with three quarterback hurries
• Added two pass breakups
• One of seven players on the team with an interception, helping Liberty finish year ranked No. 5 in the country in interceptions
• Finished seven of 12 games with five or more tackles
• Recorded a career-high 12 stops against Coastal Carolina
• Eight tackles, including three tackles for a loss, against Gardner-Webb
• Six tops, including three solo tackles and two tackles for a loss, against Richmond

2012 (So.):
• Big South all-conference first team
• VaSID all-state second team
• Big South Preseason all-conference team
• Twice named Big South Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 5, Nov. 12)
• Tabbed College Sporting News National Weekly All-Star on Nov. 12
• Named National Defensive Player of the Week for College Sports Journal and Sports Network (Nov. 12)
• Played in 10 of 11 games and started nine a middle linebacker
• Recorded 52 tackles (32 solo, 20 assisted), tying for Big South lead with 11 tackles for a loss
• One of three Big South players to return an interception for a touchdown
• Tied then career high with 11 tackles (1.5 for loss) at Montana
• Made six tackles, 1.5 for a loss (including one sack) against Gardner-Webb
• Eight stops, including four for a loss, against Charleston Southern
• Had career game in upset over Stony Brook (Nov. 10), with a forced fumble and an interception return for a touchdown
• Had nine tackles (eight solo, one assisted), including two for a loss, against Stony Brook

2011 (R-Fr.):
• Big South all-conference second team
• College Sports Journal All-Freshman team
• Started all 11 games at middle linebacker
• Ranked third on the team with 60 tackles (30 solo, 30 assisted)
• Second on the team with 7.5 tackles for a loss
• Intercepted one pass on the season against VMI
• Had career-high 11 tackles (five solo, six assisted) at Charleston Southern
• Totaled 10 stops (seven solo, three assisted) in next game, against Presbyterian College

2010 (Fr.):
• Redshirted the season

Prep:
• Graduated from Northside High School
• Second team all-district honoree as a junior with 156 tackles (118 solo) and 12 tackles for loss
• 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

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