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Haiden Nagel
Haiden  Nagel

Graduate Student

Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Walter L. Sickles

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 255





Nagel Receives Tropical Bowl Invite

Departing Defensive Lineman to Play in Bowl in Daytona Beach Sunday


Football Bestows Team Awards

Individuals Honored on All Sides of the Ball


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

Owls Await Bowl Invitation on Sunday


Football Clinches C-USA East and Will Host Conference Championship after Shula Bowl Rout

Owls top FIU 52-24 to Regain Shula Bowl Trophy


Football Edged out by Buffalo, 34-31

Owls Open up C-USA Play Next Saturday, Hosting Middle Tennessee


FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

Photo Gallery..

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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