2009: Appeared in 11 games on special teams while providing depth on the offensive line.
*Awarded a scholarship for the 2009 season during preseason practice.
*Named Most Improved Offensive Lineman and Outstanding Walk On for offense at conclusion of spring drills.
2008: Appeared in one game
2007: Member of the scout team.
2006: Redshirted as a member of the scout team.
*Named Most Outstanding Walk On
High School: Washington Wilkes, coached by Russell Morgan...Four-year letterwinner in football and wrestling...Named First-Team All-State and won Golden Helmet Award his senior year...Won Mr. Tiger Award for leadership his senior year...Augusta Chronicle All-Area Team...Key part of two state championship runner-up teams.
Personal: CASEY NICKELS; Born: April 12, 1987; Major: Finance.