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Tony Nicholson 13

Tony  Nicholson


Grand Prairie, Texas

High School:
South Grand Prairie HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190




Baylor vs. TCU (USATSI)

Photos from Baylor football vs. TCU - Friday, Nov. 24, 2017


Baylor vs. West Virginia

USATSI photos from Baylor vs. West Virginia - Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017


USATSI Gallery - Baylor @ Kansas State

USATSI Gallery - Baylor @ Kansas State


Baylor Football vs Kansas - 10/15/2016



Baylor Football vs Northwestern State - 09/02/2016


Dynamic fourth-year playmaker at both receiver and in the return game ... First-team All-Big 12 (Phil Steele) ... Honorable mention All-Big 12 returner (coaches) in 2016 ... 2016 Big 12 leader in punt return yards (10.21) ... Moved to offense from defensive back in 2016 fall camp.

2017 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games with seven starts ... Caught first 41 passes of career for 344 yards while rushing career-high four times for career-best 41 yards ... Had two catches for 15 yards at No. 10 TCU ... Started vs. Iowa State, posted five catches for 35 yards ... Had three catches for 17 yards vs. Texas Tech ... Did not play at Kansas due to injury ... Started vs. Texas, had three catches for 38 yards and one punt return for five yards ... Started vs. No. 23 West Virginia, had three catches for 20 yards and one punt return for 14 yards ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma State, had four catches for 57 yards ... Started at Kansas State, had two rushes for six yards, five catches for 24 yards and one punt return for three yards ... Started vs. No. 3 Oklahoma, had career highs of seven catches for 74 yards and career-long 41-yard grab, rushed one time for four yards, had two punt returns for 47 yards, including 42-yard return, for 125 all-purpose yards ... Posted three grabs for 29 yards with career-long catch of 19 yards at Duke ... Had one rush for career-high 31 yards, one catch for seven yards and one punt return for one yard vs. UTSA ... Made first collegiate start vs. Liberty, caught first five career passes for 28 yards.

2016 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games as reserve wide receiver and on kick and punt returns ... All-Big 12 first team punt returner by Phil Steele ... All-Big 12 honorable mention punt and kick returner by league's coaches ... Totaled one punt return for 14 yards and one kickoff return for 22 yards vs. Boise State ... Ranked 16th in FBS and first in Big 12 in yards per punt return (10.2) ... Ranked 103rd in FBS and eighth in Big 12 in yards per kick return (18.8) ... Ranked 51st in FBS and fifth in Big 12 in combined kick return yardage (533) ... Notched three punt returns for five yards and three kickoff returns for 65 yards at No. 13 West Virginia ... Posted two punt returns for 24 yards and three kickoff returns for 75 yards vs. Texas Tech, including career-long 28-yard return ... Had one rush for three yards and one kickoff return for 23 yards vs. Kansas State ... Played but did not record any stats at No. 9 Oklahoma and at Iowa State ... Totaled one punt return for 14 yards vs. TCU and career-high six kickoff returns for career-high 102 yards with then-career-high 22-yard return ... Recorded one punt return for 12 yards at Texas ... Tallied two punt returns for 32 yards vs. Kansas ... Notched one punt return for one yard and three kick returns for 36 yards vs. Oklahoma State ... Had two punt returns for five yards and career-first kick return for 16 yards vs. Rice ... Registered two punt returns for four yards vs. SMU ... Returned four punts for 83 yards in season-opener vs. Northwestern State.

2015 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Dressed for one of 13 games, but did not see any game action.

High School: Talented multi-position athlete from South Grand Prairie (Texas) High School ... Played quarterback, receiver and defensive back under head coach Brent Whitson at South Grand Prairie ... Ranked nation's 51st-best WR prospect by 247Sports and 88th by Scout ... Listed No. 59 among "athlete" prospects by ESPN ... Top 100 Texas recruit: ranked 65th on Dave Campbell's Texas Football Texas Top 150 (No. 8 "athlete" recruit per 2015 winter publication), 79th by 247Sports, 87th by ESPN, 97th by Scout and on Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 ... Rated No. 108 among regional prospects by ESPN and 52nd top recruit (No. 3 among "athletes") on the SportsDay/DMN Area Top 100 ... Two-way standout as senior, totaled 447 yards and three TDs on 38 receptions, 273 yards and three scores on 44 carries, and threw for 43 yards and two TDs on 2-for-2 passing ... Defensively, added 10 solo tackles, five interceptions and pass breakup ... Named 2014 unanimous All-District 8-6A first team inside receiver ... Played quarterback as junior, passed for 628 yards and eight TDs, rushed for 622 yards and nine scores ... Named 2013 All-District 7-5A second-team QB.

Personal: Son of Shontae Lee ... Major is health, kinesiology and leisure studies.


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