- Marvin Nickson
Marvin  Nickson


Boligee, Ala.

High School:
Greene County High School

Last College:
East Mississippi CC

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 275

Defensive Tackle


Played tight end in junior college, but made the move to defensive line at UAB ... comes into fall practice as the starter at defensive tackle.

2001: Had a sack for a 10-yard loss in UAB's 38-17 victory over TCU Nov. 10 at Legion Field ... had a sack for a six-yard loss and a quarterback hurry in UAB's 43-21 victory at Houston Nov. 17 ...had a tackle for a four-yard loss and a quarterback hurry in UAB's 55-3 victory over Army Sept. 22 at Legion Field ... saw action in 10 games.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Highly-rated junior college tight end ... comes from East Mississippi C.C. in Scooba, Miss., a program that has sent nine players to UAB over the past three seasons alone (Carl Fair, Rajohn Myles, Kevin Grace, Tony Dollison, et. al.)

HIGH SCHOOL: Played high school football at Greene County High School.

PERSONAL: Born May 27, 1979 ... son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Nickson ... a history major.