Catawba College 08' -OL
Coach Becton has been involved with football as an Offensive Lineman for 15+ years. A two-way starter along the line for Coach New Hanover High School ... Rated the No. 26 offensive tackle in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 29 offensive tackle in the country by Super Prep ... Ranked the No. 36 offensive tackle in the country by rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 10 player in the Tar Heel State by rivals.com ... Rated the No. 16 prospect in North Carolina by Super Prep ... Named first-team all-state by The Associated Press as a senior.
Nick was a 3-year starter at Virginia Tech University (Blacksburg, VA). 2011: Played in all 14 games ... Played over 450 snaps on offense and 66 on special teams for a total of over 500. 2010: Played in 12 games and had nine knockdown blocks... Ran a 4.96 in the forty during off-season workouts. 2009: Was in for 16 offensive snaps at left tackle against Marshall. Picked up eight plays in the Boston College and delivered a knockdown block. Got four plays at tackle during the Maryland game. Worked 15 snaps on offense against NC State. Had three plays at tackle during the Virginia game and got seven plays on the extra point/field goal team. His 31 1/2-inch vertical jump was the second-best among the offensive linemen during off-season workouts. Moved to the top of the depth chart at left tackle during spring workouts. 2008: Redshirted while working with the scout team offense at right tackle. Opened spring practice working at left tackle and finished No. 2 on the depth chart.
Following his collegiate career, Nick signed with the San Diego Chargers as a Free Agent. He went on to play a span of 6 years with 5 different teams throughout his career, Chiefs, Saints, Bears, Lions and Giants.