2011 SECOND-TEAM ALL-BIG 12 2012 EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME
2011 All-Big 12 honoree and former walk-on... Four-year letterman on defensive line, started final two seasons at defensive tackle... 2012 East-West Shrine Game participant... Played in 49 of 50 BU games (missed 2010 Texas Bowl due to injury)... Awarded scholarship prior to sophomore season... Has squatted 600 pounds... Graduated from Baylor in May 2011 with degree in general studies.
2011 (Senior): Played in all 13 games, started 11 at defensive tackle as senior... Earned second-team All-Big 12 honors from league coaches, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and Yahoo!/Rivals.com, third-team from Phil Steele and honorable-mention All-Big 12 honors from AP... Participated in 2012 East-West Shrine game following senior season... Named first-team All-Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Totaled 36 tackles (22 solo), team-leading 8.5 tackles-for-loss (4.0 sacks), three pass breakups and fumble recovery... Notched career-best two sacks in win over No. 5 Oklahoma... Had four tackles, including one tackle-for-loss, pass breakup and blocked kick in win over No. 14 TCU... Recorded 0.5 sack in wins over Missouri and Texas... Had career-best two pass breakups against No. 14 Kansas State... Tied career-high with seven tackles (5 solo), recorded eight-yard sack and recovered fumble inside own five-yard line in win over Stephen F. Austin... Started buy credited with no stats in victory over Washington in Alamo Bowl.
2010 (Junior): Played in 12 of 13 games as junior, missed Texas Bowl due to knee injury... Earned starting position in fourth game at Rice and started nine straight games before sitting out Texas Bowl... Totaled 31 tackles (20 solo), two QB hurries, an assisted sack, fumble forced and pass breakup... Made assisted sack (-2 yards) in win over Buffalo in second game... Tied then-career-high with four tackles at No. 4 TCU... Had two tackles and forced fumble in win over Kansas in fifth game... Made career-high seven tackles (four solo) in win at Colorado in seventh game... Had five tackles and hurry in 12th game vs. No. 16 Oklahoma.
2009 (Sophomore): Played all 12 games as reserve interior defensive lineman as sophomore in 2009 to earn second letter... Finished season with 18 tackles and two tackles for loss, including one assisted sack for -3 yards and one QB hurry... Made season-high four tackles, including an assisted tackle-for-loss, in win over Northwestern State in third game... Had three tackles in back-to-back road games at No. 19 Oklahoma and Iowa State in fifth and sixth games, added two tackles for loss and an assisted sack at ISU... Made three stops in season finale vs. Texas Tech... Awarded scholarship prior to 2009 season.
2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Walk-on played in all 12 games as reserve defensive lineman as redshirt freshman in 2008... Earned first letter... Finished season with nine tackles, four solo... Had two assisted tackles at Connecticut in fourth game, including an assisted tackle-for-loss... Made then-career-high three stops vs. No. 1 Oklahoma, all assisted... Selected to the spring 2009 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2007 (True Freshman): Walk-on sat out season as redshirt.
High School: Prepped at Strake Jesuit College Prep under head coach Ron Counter... Earned 2006 first-team All-District 17-5A honors on offense (OG) and defense (DE) as senior... Led Strake Jesuit in tackles-for-loss as senior.
Personal: Son of Fred and Jacqueline Jean-Baptiste, Nicolas Jean-Baptiste was born March 8, 1989, in Fairfax, Va.... Graduated from Baylor in May 2011 with degree in general studies.