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Haiden Nagel
Haiden  Nagel

Graduate Student

Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Walter L. Sickles

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255





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Football Hoists C-USA Trophy With Convincing Win over North Texas

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FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

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Redshirt Senior (2017)

  • Recorded four tackle assists and forced a fumble versus Navy
  • Had two tackles at Wisconsin, including one solo
  • Assisted on two tackles versus Bethune, including 0.5/2 sack
  • Had two tackles, including a sack for a loss of six yards at Buffalo
  • Saw action at ODU
  • Added a tackle assists versus North Texas
  • Recorded a tackle in the win at WKU
  • Tallied two tackles, both tackle assists, in the Marshall win
  • Added a solo tackle in the La Tech victory
  • Contributed in the 2017 Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Saw action in the Charlotte game and helped the Owls move to 8-0 in C-USA play
  • Had a big night with a solo tackle, which was a sack for a loss of five yards, in FAU's 2017 C-USA Championship game win over North Texas
  • Added one tackle and 0.5 TFL in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl win against Akron

Redshirt Junior (2016)

  • Placed on scholarship at the end of preseason camp
  • Season opener he impressed the coaches with his game and the maturation of his play over the last two seasons
  • Was second on the team in the SIU victory with a career-high eight tackles (7-1)
  • Recorded two for a loss of eight yards, including a sack for a loss of seven
  • Had one solo tackle versus UM
  • Tallied three solo tackles versus Kansas State
  • Recorded three solo tackles in the Ball State game
  • Had a tackle for a loss and a tackle assist at FIU
  • Part of a defensive line rotation versus Charlotte where he added two tackle assists, including a 0.5 TFL
  • Had two tackles versus Marshall
  • Recorded three tackles, all solo versus WKU
  • Tallied six tackles, including 0.5 for a loss of one yard, versus Rice
  • Had a tackle assist in the UTEP victory
  • Big night versus ODU with four tackle assists and a half sack
  • Recorded two solo tackles in the MT start

Redshirt Sophomore (2015)

  • Saw action versus Miami
  • Recorded a solo tackle versus Rice
  • Part of the line rotation versus Marshall
  • Recorded two tackles at UTEP
  • Part of a defensive line rotation that had a strong Shula Bowl outing over FIU...recorded a tackle assist
  • Worked in the defensive end rotation at WKU...had two solo tackles versus the Hilltoppers
  • Part of the line rotation versus Middle Tennessee
  • Saw action in the ODU victory on both defense and special teams

Redshirt Freshman (2014)

  • Saw action at Nebraska...recorded a solo tackle
  • Drew a start on the line at No. 2 Alabama...recorded two tackle assists...matched his season-high of two tackles
  • Recorded a sack for a loss of six yards in the season-home opener versus Tulsa
  • Had three tackles, including a half sack for a loss of four, at Wyoming
  • Recorded a solo tackle and a quarterback hurry in the UTSA victory
  • Tallied four tackles in the FIU contest, tops among linemen
  • Saw action on the line and on special teams at No. 23 Marshall...recorded a tackle assist
  • Earned an assisted tackle versus UAB
  • Earned four tackles at North Texas
  • Part of the line rotation at Middle Tennessee...recorded one tackle
  • Recorded a tackle and a pass breakup in the season-ending ODU game
  • Ended his freshman season as part of a developing defensive end rotation...recorded 21 tackles, two sacks, a pass breakup and a hurry

True Freshman (2013)

  • Redshirted
  • Received defensive scout honors following the game against Middle Tennessee

High School

  • Attended Walter L. Sickles High School and played under Head Coach Brian Turner
  • Was an all-county and all-area honorable mention in 2011
  • Chosen to play in the Hillsborough County All-Star game in 2012


  • Finance major
  • Son of Leonard and Jennifer Nagel
  • Born May 20, 1995 in New Orleans.
  • Currently working on on a MBA Sports Management degreee

Game-by-Game Tackles
2014: Nebraska (1-0=1); Alabama (0-2=2); Tulsa (1-1=2); Wyoming (3-0=3); UTSA (1-0=1); FIU (3-1=4; Marshall (0-1=1) UAB (0-1=1); North Texas (1-3=4); Old Dominion (0-1=1)
2015: Rice (1-0=1); UTEP (1-1=2); FIU (0-1=1)
2016: SIU (7-1=8, 2 TFL, 1 Sack); UM (1-0=1); K-State (3-0=3); Ball State (3-0=3); FIU (1-1-2, 1 TFL); Charlotte (0-2=2, 0.5 TFL); Marshall (1-1=2); WKU (3-0=3); Rice (3-3=6); UTEP (0-1=1); ODU (0-4, 0.5 sacks); MT (2-0=2)
2017: Navy (0-4=4, 1 FF), Wisconsin (1-1=2), Bethune (0-2=2, 0.5/2 TFL, 0.5/2 Sack); Buffalo (1-1=2, 1/6 Sack and TFL); NT (0-1=1); WKU (1-0=1); Marshall (0-2=2); La Tech (1-0=1); NT (1-0=1, 1 sack)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 8 SIU (9/3/16)
Tackles for a Loss: 2.0 SIU (9/3/16)
Sacks: 1 4X
QBH: 1 UTSA (9/27/14)

2014 Single Game Highs
Tackles: 4 at FIU (10/2/14) at North Texas (11/8/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1.0 2X
Sacks: 1 2X
QBH: 1 UTSA (9/27/14)

2015 Single Game Highs
Tackles: 2 UTEP Rice (10/24/15)
Tackles for a Loss:

2016 Single Game Highs
8 SIU (9/3/16)
Tackles for a Loss:
2.0-8 (9/3/16)
1.0-7 SIU 9/3/16)

2017 Single Game Highs
4 Navy (9/1/17)
Tackles for a loss: 1.0-6 (9/23/17)
Sacks: 1.0-6 (9/23/17)

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