2017-18 Football
1 Domenique Williams DB
2 Kaman Cooper DB
3 Dontavius Monroe RB
3 Thomas Henderson DB
4 Vincent Lowe WR
5 Keanu James DB
6 Jajuan Stinson RB
7 Austin Herink QB
8 Tyrique Sandusky QB
8 River Boruff LB
9 Drake Powell WR
10 Austin Gatewood LB
11 Trey Quillin LB
12 Dylan Wieger QB
12 Cameron Butler DB
13 Jeremy Lewis DB
14 Keith Coffee WR
14 Tyree Robinson DB
15 Falon Lee RB
16 Conner Johnson WR
16 Ja'Vonte Williams DB
17 Quan Harrison RB
18 Malik Styles WR
18 Tyrik Stewart DB
19 Nick Sexton QB
20 Andrew Heyward WR
21 Jack Shoulders WR
22 Zack Yancey LB
23 Quay Holmes RB
23 Charlie Jackson DB
24 Alonzo Francois LB
25 Daren Ardis DB
26 Artevius Smith DB
26 Austin Hicks LB
27 Matt Thompson RB
27 Zayquan Gillespie DB
28 Kashif Warren WR
28 Tyler Richardson DB
29 Jevon Gooden LB
30 Cory Colder RB
31 Paul Hunter DB
32 JD Griffin LB
33 Tony Mitchell DB
35 Christian Gibson LB
35 Nick Payne DB
36 Blake Rodgers RB
36 Donovan Swinger LB
38 Paul Miller WR
38 Karon Delince DB
39 Stephen Antonelli TE
40 Dylan Weigel LB
41 Tre Gowen III RB
41 Chris Ross LB
42 Evan Wick TE
42 Brandon McCray DB
43 Hunter Thomas RB
43 Titus Tucker DB
43 Austin Howard LB
44 Jack Jones LB
45 Nasir Player DL
46 Marion Watson K/P
47 Jibrell Jackson FB
47 Bryce Suber DB
48 Haddon Hill FB
49 Jason Maduafokwa DL
50 Trejuan Purty DL
51 Austin Rowan DL
52 Spencer Brien LB
53 Chei Hill DE/LB
54 Colton Lakes LB
55 Devon Johnson DL
56 Adam Mullins LS
57 Matt Pyke OL
58 Greg McCloud OL
59 Tre'mond Shorts OL
60 Asley Haynes OL
61 Isaiah Jones OL
62 Mason McNutt OL
63 Dakota Finger DL
64 Chris Stine DL
65 Ben Blackmon OL
66 Dadley Louis OL
67 Myles Smith OL
68 Michael Scates OL
69 Sammy Hall OL
70 Alex Rios OL
71 Dustin Nickle LS
72 Eddie Gajardo OL
73 Myles Taylor OL
74 Robert Murphy DL
75 Patrick McFall OL
76 Cody Cornelius OL
77 Garrett Curtis OL
78 Kevin McConnell OL
79 Cameron Parker OL
80 Hunter Wike WR
81 Adam Mitchell TE
81 Drae Butts WR
82 Caleb Woody WR
83 Joe DeFatta K/P
83 Merrick Mullins WR
84 Justin Gilliam TE
85 JJ Jerman K/P
86 Kobe Kelley WR
87 Dylan Dockery TE
88 Braxton Richburg WR
89 Anthony Spagnoletti WR
91 Chris Bouyer DL
92 Joe Pittman LB
93 Keilend Clayton DL
94 Olajuwon Pinkelton DL
96 Landon Kunak K/P
97 Tremond Ferrell DL
98 Miles Manigault DL
99 Blake Bockrath LB
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Nasir Player

#45 Nasir Player

POS. DL
HT. 6-6
WT. 247
YR. RSo.
HOMETOWN Columbia, S.C.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Ridge View HS

2019 (R-Senior): Recognized as the Phil Steele Preseason SoCon Defensive Player of the Year and named to Phil Steele FCS Preseason First Team All-SoCon and All-American … Named to the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List … Tabbed as the SoCon Preseason Defensive Player of the Year … Named to the Preseason All-SoCon First Team Defense … Garnered a spot on the STATS FCS Preseason First Team All-America … Named to the Athlon Sports’ 2019 Preseason FCS All-American Team … HERO Sports Preseason All-American First Team … Concluded the season on both the Coaches and Media First Team All-SoCon squads … Appeared in 12 games with 11 starts for the Bucs … Concluded the season with 45 tackles, including 24 solo … Led the Bucs with 10 tackles for loss, marking the third consecutive season that he finished with double-digit tackles for loss … Tallied 4.5 sacks for the Bucs, leading the squad in sacks on the season … Recovered his first career fumble in the win over Shorter (Sept. 7) … Registered a season-high seven tackles against Shorter, including 1.5 tackles for loss … Posted five or more tackles in four of the 12 games played … Finished his career with 40 career tackles for loss, ranking fifth-most in ETSU history … Played 43 games in his career with 40 career starts.

2018 (R-Junior): Named to the Phil Steele Magazine All-American Second Team as well as the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) FCS Coaches’ All-America Second Team … Garnered a spot on the STATS FCS All-American Third Team … Tabbed as a First Team All-SoCon Defense in addition to being named a STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award Finalist … Named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 1) and was a preseason First Team All-SoCon honoree … Appeared and started in 11 games on the season … Finished his redshirt-junior campaign with 43 tackles (25 solo) as well as 11 tackles for loss, 11 quarterback hurries, six sacks, three forced fumbles and two pass breakups … Registered a season-high seven tackles vs. Furman (Sept. 22) and The Citadel (Oct. 13) … Won SoCon Defensive Player of the Week due to six tackles (four solo), three sacks and two forced fumbles against Chattanooga (Sept. 29) … Finished second in the SoCon in total forced fumbles (3), fourth in sacks (6.0) and sixth in tackles for loss (11.0).

2017 (R-Sophomore): Named First Team All-SoCon (media) … Started in all 11 games and totaled 67 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, seven sacks, six quarterback hurries, one interception (for touchdown) and one forced fumble … Registered his first double-digit tackle game (10 tackles) in the season-opening win over Limestone, and added a career-high 13 tackles versus Wofford on Oct. 28 … Posted a three-sack performance in the 16-3 Homecoming win over Robert Morris on Oct. 7, and picked off his first collegiate interception a month later over VMI, returning it for a touchdown in the 24-6 victory against the Keydets … Finished tied for second in the SoCon in sacks, third in tackles for loss, and his three-sack game against Robert Morris was tied for the most among conference players … The three sacks were tied for the 11th-most by an FCS player, and were the fourth-most in ETSU single-game history … Player’s seven sacks this year also ranked fourth in Buccaneer single-season history.

2016 (R-Freshman): Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team … Played in nine games, making seven starts … Started his first collegiate game in the Bucs’ double-overtime time at Kennesaw State on Sept. 3 … Totaled 27 tackles (5.5 tackles for loss), one sack, one quarterback hurry and one pass break up … Finished with a season-high eight solo tackles (two TFL) and one sack in his collegiate debut at Kennesaw State … Seven tackles (four solo) at The Citadel on Oct. 29 and six tackles at Mercer on Nov. 5 … Two tackles (0.5 TFL) in the Bucs’ win over Western Carolina at Bristol Motor Speedway.

2015 (Freshman): Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Played four years of football at Ridge View High School, and also played one season of Lacrosse … Recorded 88 tackles with 13 for loss as a senior … Also collected nine sacks, forced four fumbles and recovered two fumbles that same season … Finished career with over 100 tackles total.

Personal: Son of Willie and Jessica Player … Born March 29, 1997 … Majoring in sport management … Played for high school coach Raymond Jennings.