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Nick DiPadova Athlete Profile

#43 Nick DiPadova

Nick DiPadova
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-0 Weight: 205 Roster Years: 1998 | 2001-2003 Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA Last School: Taft High School


Born 12/14/78 in Woodland Hills, Calif.... parents are Nick and Linda... one of seven children ... served a Church mission to the Philippines from 1998-2000 ... recruited by Oregon State, Penn State, San Diego State and Fresno State.


In 2001: Squadman

In 1998: Redshirted

Before BYU

A four-year letterwinner at Taft High School ... earned team MVP honors as a senior in 1996 ... named Los Angeles City Player of the Year as a senior ... selected as the Los Angeles Daily News and L.A. Times Offensive Player of the Year ... recorded the game-winning touchdown with :40 seconds remaining to lead Taft HS to the championship game.

1998 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted prior to Church mission in the Philippines.

2001 | Freshman Year

Squadman ... a significant contributor on the practice squad.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Saw action in four regular-season, varsity games ... also competed on the JV squad.

2003 | Junior Year

Participated in spring drills ... listed as the second-team left side linebacker following spring drills ... will compete for playing time during fall camp.