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Position:  Linebacker
Name  Stephen Nicholas
Parents  Lebon Nicholas
College:  South Florida
Weight  104 kg

40 yard dash time  4.64 seconds
Height  1.91 m
Children  Stephen Nicholas Jr.
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Date of birth:  (1983-05-01) May 1, 1983 (age 32)
NFL draft:  2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 109
Role  American football linebacker
Education  University of South Florida

High school:  Jacksonville (FL) Lee
Place of birth:  Jacksonville, Florida

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Stephen Leron Nicholas (born May 1, 1983) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft and played for the team for seven seasons. He played college football at South Florida.


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Early years

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Nicholas played high school football at Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, Florida. As a senior, he was a class 3A all-state linebacker and was invited to play in the Shrine Bowl.

College career

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Nicholas played college football at the University of South Florida. During his senior year, he was a Big East first team selection. He finished his college career with 326 tackles, 20 sacks, and a school record 53.5 tackles for loss.

Atlanta Falcons

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Nicholas was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He finished his rookie year with 37 tackles and one sack. In 2008, he saw action in all 16 games during the season. In 2009, He started 14 games, totaling 82 tackles, 3 sacks. He started his first career game against Miami on September 13. Nicholas was released by the Falcons after seven seasons on February 5, 2014.


Stephen Nicholas married then Irene Ledbetter (2007) and have 4 children. Nicholas is also a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.


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