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Columbia Football BIO
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Niko Padilla
Player Profile:
Niko Padilla 814826
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 288
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Parish Episcopal School
CAREER HIGHS
TACKLES 7, vs. Monmouth 9/28/13

2015: Took home second team All-Ivy League honors … Played all 10 games for Columbia … Registered 22 tackles, six for a loss and two sacks … Earned his first sack of the season in the opening match at Fordham … Finished the match at Princeton with three tackles and a sack.

2014: Started all 10 games at defensive tackle ... second team All-Ivy League selection ... Tallied 25 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble on the year ... Recorded six tackles and a sack against Princeton.

2013: Saw action in all 10 games … All-Ivy League honorable mention selection … Posted 41 tackles, 9.5 for losses, and one sack … Compiled seven tackles, 2.5 behind the line of scrimmage, against Monmouth … Registered five takedowns at Cornell and against Brown.

2012: Played in nine games... totaled 14 tackles with 1.5 sacks.

At Parish Episcopal School: As a junior was the District 2-4A overall MVP and first team all-state on offensive and defensive line ... finished 2012 with 73 tackles, 16 sacks and 37 tackles for a loss ... earned TAPPS first team all-state on offensive and defensive line.
CAREER STATISTICS
    TACKLES            SACKS  
YEAR G UA A TOTAL TFL PD FF FR BLK TOTAL YDS
2012 9 6 8 14 3-17 0 0 0 0 2 5
2013 10 20 21 41 11-20 1 0 0 0 2 5
2014 10 14 11 25 3-14 1 1 0 0 2 11
TOTAL 29 40 40 80 17-51 2 1 0 0 6 21
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