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Nick DeGasperis
Player Profile:
Nick DeGasperis 54519
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 174
Year: Senior
Hometown: Schenectady, N.Y.
High School: Schenectady

At Columbia: Fast and has great flexibility ... "Nick is probably our best receiver right now," according to Coach Wilson ... savvy player ... quiet leader who does what he is asked on the field.

2005: Team's No. 2 receiver in both catches and receiving yards ... four catches for 57 yards vs. Penn ... also teamed with Prosper Nwokocha '06CC for dangerous kick return duo.

2004: Played in the final eight games of the season ... eight catches for 52 yards vs. Cornell ... also had five receptions vs. Yale ... 25 catches and 184 yards receiving both ranked third on the team.

At Schenectady High: Three-year starter at quarterback ... totaled 809 passing and 900 rushing yards and added 23 touchdowns as a senior ... National High School Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete, Wendy's High School Heisman Award nominee, Albany Times Union all-area, Schenectady Gazette "Big Ten" Conference co-Offensive Player of the Year as senior ... all-state scholar-athlete ... class salutatorian ... also played on baseball team, which made state finals during junior year.

Personal: Majoring in political science ... enjoys water skiing, hunting and fishing ... has worked as a house painter ... Nicholas Robert DeGasperis, b. 9/1/84.

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