Nick Broome
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Nick Broome

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ind.

High School:
East

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255

Position:
DL

Experience:
3L

08/16/2010

Redbird Xtra | Defensive Line

GoRedbirds.com features a positional breakdown of the defensive line during the 2010 Redbird football fall camp.

2011: Played in five games on the defensive line, before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury ... posted six tackles and recorded a half tackle-for-loss.

2010: Played in all 11 games, with nine starts at defensive end ... ranked sixth on the team with 49 tackles, including 30 solo stops ... posted 5.5 tackles-for-loss and two sacks ... also credited with three quarterback hurries and blocked two field goal attempts on the season ... set a new career-high with eight tackles at Northwestern ... recorded first career sack, a career-high seven solo tackles and a career-high two TFLs at Northern Iowa ... tallied a sack and five tackles in a win over Youngstown State ... recorded a TFL on the final drive of the game to give ISU a win in the season finale against Eastern Illinois.

2009: Started in all 10 games played in ... recorded 28 tackles on the season ... collected 1.5 TFLs and a half sack ... ranked second on the team with six quarterback hurries ... credited with a pass breakup and a forced fumble ... recorded a career-high seven tackles and forced a fumble at Illinois ... posted a TFL and half a sack to go along with four tackles in a come-from-behind win at North Dakota State ... tallied a career-high three solo tackles against Indiana State..

2008: Redshirted.
East HS: Rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... one-star ranking by Scout.com ... four-year letterwinner and three-year starter ... member of the 2007 Indiana Football Coaches Association Class 4A All-State Team ... in 2007, totaled 69 tackles, including 44 solo stops, and added three quarterback sacks, 11 tackles-for-loss and two pass breakups ... as a junior, the Olympians posted a 12-2 record and captured their third-straight Hoosier Hills Conference Championship ... during the 2006 season, registered 65 tackles, six quarterback sacks and nine pass breakups ... two-time all-conference and all-area selection ... coached by Bob Gaddis ... also lettered four years in track and field ... ran anchor on the 4x100-meter relay team.

Personal: Born July 27, 1989, in Columbus, Ind. ... son of David and Jenny Broome ... one of three children ... prep teammate of former Illinois State quarterback Drew Kiel ... major: sports medicine ... last name pronounced BROOM.