2011-12 Football
1 Devan Gadson DB
2 Alan Porter Jr. DB
3 Eric Slenk WR
4 Tim Bennett WR
5 Kelvin Smarwt WR
6 Jabril Baker RB
7 Dylan Simkin WR
8 Bobby Wysocki RB
9 Ben Lehman QB
10 Quinn Schafer QB
11 Nick Malantis QB
12 Steve O'Bryant WR
14 Andrew Cassara WR
15 Laurence Treadaway DB
16 Keith Larson DB
18 Fred Gladney WR
18-D Kevin Ferguson DB
19 Eric Hoffman QB
20 Adam Weinel K
21 Dylan Storm DB
22 Alex Grask DB
23 John Edwards DB
23-O Pete Rufo WR
24 Taylor Deloye P
24-O Darelled Jones WR
25 Sterling Summerville RB
26 Colin Burke DB
27 Vince Schmidt DB
28 Andrew Fletcher RB
29 Hayden Hast DB
30 Chrision Rasberry DB
30-O Austin Peterman RB
31 Ryan Singh DB
32 Ryan Lehr RB
33 Chris Giehon RB
34 Kevin Becker TE
35 Cody Gokan LB
36 Brandon Spinner DB
37 Mike Pando K
37-D Robert Macari LB
38 Christopher Howard LB
39 Roberto Kelly LB
40 Nick Moffitt TE
40-D Nate Saari LB
41 Dale Cook RB
42 Grant Bushong DL
43 Patrick Derbak LB
44 Gabe Ali-El RB
46 Eric Hilmer DB
47 Jordan Lewis LB
48 Ryan Mundy DB
49 Kiernan Lindsey DB
49-O Jake Hutson RB
50 Bruce Collins DL
51 Cole Gridley LB
52 Francis Baker, Jr. LB
53 Mike Sekuloski LB
55 Matt Osborne LB
56 Robert Foy LB
57 Bill Bodzianowski OL
58 Matt Barlow DL
59 J.T. Rotroff LB
61 Nate Koeneman OL
62 Cory Van Arnum OL
63 Gavin Grillo OL
64 Ben DuKatz OL
67 Levi Mock LB
70 Matt Schroll OL
73 Cody Hopkins OL
74 Ferdinand Velez OL
75 Stuart Barkley OL
76 Johnathon Taylor OL
77 Nate Blair OL
79 Sean Cook OL
80 Andrew Rausch TE
81 Tony Taibi WR
82 Kent Warren TE
83 Mike Gerton TE
84 Tanner Kuramata WR
85 Andrew Butts WR
86 Cole Anderson WR
87 Daniel Gold WR
88 Greg Wood P
88-O Alex Hentgen WR
89 Sean McCarty WR
90 Matt Mallon TE
91 Brett Heber DL
92 Bryce Dempsey DL
93 John Giovenco DL
94 Aaron Brandt DL
95 Brian Plachinski DL
96 Jalen Johnson DL
97 Nikko Carson DL
98 Chris Smith K
99 Wesley Manderscheid LS
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2011-12
Football
Nikko Carson

#97 Nikko Carson

POS. DL
HT. 6-3
WT. 275
YR. Sr.
HOMETOWN Lockport, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Lockport Township

2010: Appeared in nine games, making eight starts for Valpo ... finished the season with 28 total tackles, including 13 solo stops ... had 5.5 tackles for loss, including 2.5 quarterback sacks ... made a season-high seven tackles against Drake (Sept. 25) ... registered two quarterback sacks at Western Illinois (Sept. 2) in the season opener as part of five total tackles ... had a quarterback hurry against Marist on Oct. 9.

2009: Started all 11 games as a sophomore for the Crusaders ... earned Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors ... led the Crusaders with 11 tackles for loss, including five quarterback sacks ... had a career-high eight tackles, all solo, including four for loss, at Drake on Oct. 3 ... recorded six stops at Jacksonville (Nov. 7) ... forced a fumble against San Diego (Oct. 10) ... finished the season with 43 total tackles ... selected as PFL Defensive Player of the Week as well as the team’s Defensive Player of the Week for the Drake game.

2008: Started 10 of 11 games during rookie season for Valpo ... made a season-high five tackles both against Marian (Ind.) (Sept. 20) and at Morehead State (Nov. 1) ... had tackles for loss at Saint Francis (Ill.) on Sept. 4 in collegiate debut and against Campbell (Nov. 15) ... shared a sack against Jacksonville (Nov. 8) ... had a quarterback hurry against Drake (Nov. 22) ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Porters ... a two-time First Team All-Southwest Suburban Blue Conference selection ... First Team All-Area as a senior ... Second Team All-Area pick in 2006 ... named to the All-State All-Academic Team as a senior.

Personal: Nikko is the son of Jim and Georgia Carson ... major is finance ... born Feb. 14, 1990.