Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

Stephen Nicholas

Position: OLB

Size: 6-3, 225 pounds

Draft: Atlanta Falcons 2007 (Round: 4 / Pick: 109)

College: USF

Birthdate: 05/01/1983

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Standard Stats

YearTeamPosGGSTotal TklTklAstSacksIntIntTDPDFFFRFumTDPenPenYd
2013ATLOLB1433521141.000110000
2012ATLOLB16159772252.0104100115
2011ATLOLB1083517180.000120000

Advanced Stats

YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankAdj Pct Tm TotalRankRun/Pass Ratio
2013ATLOLB301454.0--47%--4%--2.8
2012ATLOLB9954105.16155%5912%491.6
2011ATLOLB3220114.1--63%--7%--1.1

Advanced Stats vs Pass

All Pass PlaysReceptions Only
YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankPct TmTklStopsStop Rate
2013ATLOLB8316.5--38%--2%6.01.017%
2012ATLOLB381538.27639%679%32.09.028%
2011ATLOLB15876.0--53%--4%14.07.050%

Advanced Stats vs Run

YearTeamPosPlaysStopsDftsYd/PlayRankStop RateRankPct Tm
2013ATLOLB221143.1--50%--50%
2012ATLOLB613973.13164%4864%
2011ATLOLB171242.5--71%--71%

Charting Stats

AdjustedNon-Adjusted
YearTeamPosHitsHurTgtsTgt%RankAvg DistYACRankSuc%RankPaYdRankSuc%PaYd
2013ATLOLB0061.5%--3.13.4--21%--4.8--18%5.2
2012ATLOLB35419.6%217.03.51951%337.55851%7.3
2011ATLOLB34103.9%--7.13.9--45%--7.4--43%7.6

Penalties

YearTeamPosGGSPenPenYd
2013ATLOLB14300
2012ATLOLB1615115
2011ATLOLB10800

Similarity Scores

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