|Born:||July 1, 1990|
|High School:||Lawrence County|
Nick closed out the 2010 season strong, and should be considered
a special teams weapon for the Golden Eagles in his senior
season...has a strong leg and three solid years of experience in
his role as Golden Eagle punter...took over in the second game of
his freshman season and was a solid performer, ranking third in the
OVC in punting average...returns for his fourth season as the
team's punter...has 18 career kicks of 50 yards or better...has 122
career punts for 4,752 yards and a 38.9 average...has been listed
on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll four consecutive semesters,
and five of his six.
AT TECH (IN 2010): During the 2010 season, Nick ranked seventh in the OVC in average at 39.7 yards per kick in 39 attempts... averaged nearly 44 yards per punt over the final four games, including 45.5 at Tennessee State, 40.0 at Murray State, 46.0 against Eastern Kentucky and 43.0 against Jacksonville State...had a long of 64 yards, that coming in the season opener at Arkansas...kicked seven times and averaged 39.1 yards at TCU, his busiest game of the year...downed 13 of his kicks inside the 20-yard line...had eight kicks of 50 yards or more.
(In 2009): Nick was Tech's punter for eight of 11 games...had a solid effort at Kansas State, averaging 44.4 yards on five punts with a season-best long of 54 yards...when his average dlipped at mid-season, he lost his job for a couple of outings...returned at Georgia and averaged a solid 40.8 yards in four kicks including a 50-yard effort...for the year he kicked 30 times and averaged 36.5 yards per punt...had three kicks of 50 yards or better, and downed five kicks inside the 20-yard line.
(In 2008): After watching from the sidelines in the first game, Nick was called upon as the team's punter with an injury to Jason Lennartz...took advantage of his opportunity and was a solid contributor to the Golden Eagle special teams...ranked third in the OVC in punting, averaging 39.8 yards per kick...had seven kicks of 50 yards or more...led the conference with 15 punts downed inside the 20-yard line...long punt of 66 yards, one yard short of the longest in the OVC...second in the OVC in number of punts, kicking 57 times for 2,270 yards...only two punts into the end zone.
HIGH SCHOOL: Nick is a 2008 graduate of Lawrence County High School...earned a total of 10 letters in three sports...four letters in basketball under coach Shane Clark...three letters for coach David Marston on the football field, and three more for coach Mike James in baseball...named Class 5-4A all-region...as a senior, he averaged 38.8 yards per punt and was 3-for-3 on field goals...finished his grid career at LCHS going 6-for-9 on field goal attempts and averaged just under 39 yards per punt.
PERSONAL: The son of Tim and Tina Campbell...full name is Nicholas Walker Campbell...birthdate is July 1, 1990...majoring in accounting.