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Nick Internicola
Nick  Internicola

RS Senior

Pembroke Pines, Fla.

High School:
University School

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255



Criminal Justice


Take a Bow: Athletics Celebrates 19 Fall Graduates

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

Owls top FIU 52-24 to Regain Shula Bowl Trophy


FAU Holds Final Saturday Practice Prior to the Annual Spring Game

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Monday Morning with Head Coach Charlie Partridge

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Football Concludes Saturday's Practice with a Scrimmage

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USATSI Gallery - SIU vs Florida Atlantic

USATSI Gallery - SIU vs Florida Atlantic

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Redshirt Senior (2017)

  • Recorded a tackle assist in the season opener versus Navy
  • Had a solo tackle at Wisconsin
  • Found his way into the back field versus Bethune for two TFLs, including a sack and a total of three tackles
  • Helped to slow things down at the line of scrimmage, especially in the second half, at Buffalo
  • Contributed to the defensive efforts against Middle Tennessee
  • Recorded an assisted tackle at ODU
  • Had two tackles, including a solo tackle versus North Texas
  • Saw action at Western Kentucky
  • Contributed on defense against Marshall
  • Recorded five tackles in the program's win over La Tech
  • Added a tackle assist at Charlotte
  • Had a tackle assist in the 2017 Championship win over North Texas
  • Added two tackles in the Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl win against Akron

Redshirt Junior (2016)

  • Tallied a tackle assist in the season opening victory over SIU
  • Recorded a solo tackle versus UM
  • Had two tackles at Kansas State
  • Saw action versus Ball State
  • Part of the defensive line rotation versus FIU
  • Versus Charlotte he recorded a tackle assist
  • Recorded a half tackle versus Marshall and added a quarterback hurry
  • Recorded three tackles versus WKU
  • Saw action in the UTEP victory
  • Recorded three tackle assist and work with the offense in short yardage situations
  • Had a solo tackle and a QBH at MT

Redshirt Sophomore (2015)

  • Made his collegiate debut at Tulsa where he recorded four tackles (1-3)
  • Recorded two tackles, both assists, versus Miami
  • Recorded four tackles (3-1), including drawing an intentional drowning call to earn a sack and a safety versus Buffalo
  • Recovered a fumble at Charlotte
  • Drew his first start of the 2015 campaign and recorded two tackles (1-1) versus Rice
  • Recorded two tackles, including one solo versus Marshall
  • Tallied four tackles (2-3=4) at UTEP including the team's only sack which was for a loss of six also recorded a pass breakup
  • Had a tackle assist in the Shula Bowl victory over FIU
  • Recorded a tackle assist versus Middle Tennessee
  • Recorded a solo tackle and a QBH versus UF
  • Had two tackle assist on a line that allowed ODU just 38 yards rushing

Redshirt Freshman (2014)

  • While fulfilling his transfer requirement, he earned the team's defensive scout team honors following the WKU game

True Freshman (2013)

  • Attended Rutgers and redshirted.

High School

  • Played LB/DL for coach Roger Harriott at University School
  • Rated three stars by, and
  • Picked as the No. 28 prospect at his position and No. 69 out of Florida by
  • Named the 54th-best player out of Florida according to 247Sports
  • Class 3A Florida all-state selection
  • Ranked No. 26 on the Sun-Sentinel's 2013 Broward/Palm Beach Super60 list
  • Led his team to a 13-0 record and Class 3A state championship as a senior
  • Team presented the MaxPreps' Minuteman Trophy after finishing the season as the website's small-school national champion
  • Totaled 62 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 18.5 tackles-for-loss and two interceptions as the team's top pass rusher
  • Picked up six tackles and numerous quarterback pressures during the state title game, shutting out the opponent in the second half
  • Totaled 33 tackles, four sacks and two pass deflections as a junior


  • Major is criminal justice
  • Born Dec. 11, 1994 in Boston and moved to Florida at age eight

Career Game-by-Game
2015: Tulsa (1-3=4); Miami (0-2=2); Buffalo (3-1=4, 1.0-6 TFL, 1.0-6 sack, 1 saf); Charlotte (FF: 1); Rice (1-1=2); Marshall (1-1=2); UTEP (1-2=3, 1.0-6 TFL, 1.0-6 sack); FIU (0-1=1); MT (0-1=1); UF (1-0=1, 1 QBH); ODU (0-2=2)
2016: SIU (0-1=1); UM (1-0=1); K-State (2-0=2); Charlotte (0-1=1); Marshall (0-1=1); WKU (1-2=3); MT (1-0=1, 1 QBH)
2017: Navy (0-1=1), Wisconsin (1-0=1), Bethune (2-1=3, 2 TFL, 1 sack); Buffalo (none); ODU (0-1=1); NT (1-1=2); La Tech (2-3=5); Charlotte (0-1=1); NT (0-1=1)

Career High
Tackles: 5 La Tech (11/11/17)
Tackles for a Loss: 2 Bethune (9/16/17)
1.0 3X
FR: 1 Charlotte (9/26/15)
PBrup: 1 UTEP (10/24/15)
Saf: 1 Buffalo (9/19/15)

2015 Season High
Tackles: 4 Tulsa (9/5/15)
Tackles for a Loss: 1.0 2X
1.0 2 X
FR: 1 Charlotte (9/26/15)
PBrup: 1 UTEP (10/24/15)
Saf: 1 Buffalo (9/19/15)

2016 Season High
Tackles: 3 WKU (10/29/16), ODU (11/19/16)
Tackles for a Loss:


2017 Season High
5 La Tech (11/11/17)
Tackles for a Loss:
2 Bethune (9/16/17)

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