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Adam Nissley

Adam Nissley

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cumming, Ga.

High School:
South Forsyth

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 267

Position:
Tight End

01/13/2012

Seven Knights to Compete in The Battle of Florida

Game set for Jan. 21 in Boca Raton.

12/06/2011

UCF Football Places Six on C-USA's All-Freshman Team

A total of 14 Knights honored by the league's coaches.

12/04/2011

UCF Hands Out Honors at Football Awards Dinner

Linam earns three honors, while Murray named MVP.

11/25/2011

John Denton's Knights Insider: Murray Rushes for 233 Yards in UCF's 31-14 Win

UCF 31, UTEP 14

11/25/2011

UCF-UTEP Postgame Notes

Postgame Notes

REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON (2011):
-Earned All-C-USA Honorable Mention accolades
-Appeared in all 12 games with 11 starts at TE and caught 21 passes for 235 yards
-Ranked fourth all-time among UCF tight ends with 21 receptions
-Charleston Southern 9/3: Caught two passes for 51 yards with a career-long 45 yard reception
-Boston College 9/10: Pulled in three passes for 36 yards
-At FIU 9/17: Caught four passes for 53 yards
-At SMU 10/15: Caught four passes for 48 yards
-At UAB 10/20: Had an 8-yard reception
-Memphis 10/29: Collected two receptions for 20 yards
-At East Carolina 11/19: Registered a 3-yard touchdown catch

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2010):
-All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
-Appeared in all 14 games with 12 starts at TE and caught six passes for 59 yards and one touchdown
-South Dakota 9/4: Caught one pass for 21 yards
-Rice 10/23: Caught one pass for three yards and a touchdown

REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE SEASON (2009):
-Converted to full time tight end before the season
-Appeared in and started all 13 games at tight end and caught 10 passes for 159 yards
-Memphis 10/3: Caught one pass for 34 yards
-Marshall 11/1: Caught three passes for 46 yards

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008):
-Appeared in 12 games with 10 starts at right tackle while also seeing time at tight end. Caught one pass for 12 yards playing tight end

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007):
-Earned a redshirt
-Named the team's most improved offensive player following 2008 spring drills

HIGH SCHOOL:
-Lettered three seasons at tight end for coach Greg Slattery at South Forsyth High School
-Named Class 5A all-state honorable mention as a senior
-Earned All-Region 7-5A First Team as a senior after finishing the campaign with 24 catches and a touchdown
-Named All-Forsyth County as a junior and a senior
-Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Northside First Team and AJC Northside Super 11
-Had 10 catches and two touchdowns as a junior
-Rated as the 77th best tight end prospect in the nation by Scout.com
-Only player from Forsyth County to sign with a Division I school in 2007
-Also recruited by Southern Miss and Wake Forest

PERSONAL:
-Parents are Hal and Joan Nissley
-Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with minors in criminal justice and hospitality management

CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year G Rec Yds Ypc Yds/G Lng TD
2007 Redshirt Season
2008 12 1 12 12.0 1.0 12 0
2009 13 10 159 15.9 12.2 34 0
2010 14 6 59 9.8 4.2 21 1
2011 12 21 235 11.2 19.6 45 1
Total 51 38 465 12.2
9.1 45 2

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