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Carl Nicks
G #77
Height:
6-5
Weight:
349
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Salinas, CA
Experience:
6
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 73 70
2013 TB 2 2
2012 TB 7 7
2011 NO 16 16
2010 NO 16 16
2009 NO 16 16
2008 NO 16 13

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 14, 2012 as an unrestricted free agent from New Orleans.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round (164th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played four seasons (2008-11) for New Orleans before signing with Tampa Bay in 2012.
  • After moving into a starting role at left guard three games into his rookie season, has started all 68 subsequent games.
  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2011) and first-team All-Pro in 2011 by the Associated Press and The Sporting News.
  • Starting member of New Orleans' Super Bowl XLIV Championship team.
  • Ranked No. 76 in the NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2012, as voted on by the league's players.
  • Key member of a Saints offensive line that surrendered only 83 sacks over the past four seasons, the third-lowest total in the NFL.
  • Blocked for an offensive unit that finished in the top 10 each of the last four seasons, culminating with a 2011 season where the group set the NFL record for total net yards.
  • Member of 2008 All-Rookie Team.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started Week 1 through Week 8 before being placed on Injured Reserve on October 30 with a toe injury.
  • Started his Buccaneer debut in the season opener vs. Carolina (9/9).
  • Helped the offense to 463 yards vs. Kansas City (10/14).
  • Helped the offense to 513 yards of total offense vs. New Orleans (10/21), the second-most yards in team history and the most in a home game.
  • At Minnesota (10/25), helped the offense to 416 yards, which marked the first time in franchise history that the Buccaneers recorded three consecutive games with 400-plus yards offensively.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on March 14, 2012 as an unrestricted free agent from New Orleans.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round (164th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played four seasons (2008-11) for New Orleans before signing with Tampa Bay in 2012.
  • After moving into a starting role at left guard three games into his rookie season, has started all 68 subsequent games.
  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2011) and first-team All-Pro in 2011 by the Associated Press and The Sporting News.
  • Starting member of New Orleans' Super Bowl XLIV Championship team.
  • Ranked No. 76 in the NFL Network's Top 100 Players of 2012, as voted on by the league's players.
  • Key member of a Saints offensive line that surrendered only 83 sacks over the past four seasons, the third-lowest total in the NFL.
  • Blocked for an offensive unit that finished in the top 10 each of the last four seasons, culminating with a 2011 season where the group set the NFL record for total net yards.
  • Member of 2008 All-Rookie Team.

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started Week 1 through Week 8 before being placed on Injured Reserve on October 30 with a toe injury.
  • Started his Buccaneer debut in the season opener vs. Carolina (9/9).
  • Helped the offense to 463 yards vs. Kansas City (10/14).
  • Helped the offense to 513 yards of total offense vs. New Orleans (10/21), the second-most yards in team history and the most in a home game.
  • At Minnesota (10/25), helped the offense to 416 yards, which marked the first time in franchise history that the Buccaneers recorded three consecutive games with 400-plus yards offensively.