Richard Nehring Athlete Profile

#44 Richard Nehring

Richard Nehring
Position: Linebacker Height: 6-1 Weight: 218 Roster Years: 2004-2005 Hometown: Columbus, IN Last School: Columbus North High School

Personal

Born in American Fork, Utah ... parents are Rod and Michelle Nehring ... one of six boys in the family ... an Eagle Scout ... served a Church mission in Las Vegas (2001-2003) ... graduated with academic honors from Columbus North HS in Columbus, Ind.

Before BYU

A four-year letterwinner at Columbus North HS ... earned all-conference running back honors as a senior ... posted 1,200 yards rushing as a senior ... played safety for the Bulldogs ... also lettered in wrestling (4) and track (3) ... made the state tournament as a junior and senior in wrestling ... posted a 40-0 regular-season record as a senior ... in freestyle wrestling, competed for Team Indiana in Japan as a sophomore ... also earned a trip to the state championships in track as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team.




2004 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the 2004 season.

2005 | Freshman Year

Saw action in seven games during the season ... registered seven tackles on the season, including two solo takedowns ... had five tackles against Notre Dame.