Tunnell Hill, Ga.
Northwest Whitfield HS
Exciting player with tremendous speed ... dangerous in the open field ... excellent receiver out of the backfield.
2002: With his blinding speed, Nuckolls has developed into one of the best kick returners in the Southern Conference ... Averaged 22.9 yards per kick return in 2002, with a long of 49 against VMI (9/21) ... Nuckolls also rau the ball 18 times for 40 yards and caught 16 passes for 194 yards ... Hauled in four passes for 64 yards against VMI and caught three passes against The Citadel (10/12) and Furman (10/26).
2001: Saw action in nine games as a running back, receiver and kick returner ... season-high 69 yards rushing, including a 57 yarder, against The Citadel (10/4) ... caught a season-high three passes twice, at Charleston Southern (11/3) for 24 yards and at Wofford (11/17) for seven yards ... only TD of the season came against Chattanooga (11/10) on an 18-yard pass play ... averaged over 15 yards a kick return.
2000: Played in all 11 games ... rushed 12 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns ... caught seven passes for 93 yards and one score ... Bucs’ leading kick returner with a 23.0 yards/return average ... 63-yard return vs. Wofford (11/4) ... incredible game in season finale vs. Charleston Southern (11/18) ... rushed for 51 yards and two touchdowns ... also made two receptions for 67 yards and another score ... caught final pass of Todd Wells’ career, a 62-yard touchdown.
High School: Rushed for 1,735 yards on 242 carries (7.2 yards/carry) during senior season ... averaged 157.7 yards/game ... set 11 school records, including all-time rushing leader and most touchdowns scored ... scored 31 touchdowns during senior season which set a Georgia state high school record ... all-region honors for North Georgia ... Tri-Cities Player-of-the-Year honors.
Personal: Son of Milton and Cheryl Nuckolls ... born Feb. 14, 1982.
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