- Cullman, Alabama

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July 6, 2006

Kicking for the future

Nyquist looking forward to opportunity to be a star at Cullman High School and the collegiate level


The kick that really grabbed scouts attention was a 56-yard field goal that helped propel Cullman to a win over Gadsden High School last season.

"We were in a stalemate against Gadsden, and he hit a 56-yarder," Britton said. "It not only got us three points, but it was a momentum swing for us. He is a tremendous weapon."

Nyquist has attended camps at the University of Alabama and Auburn University which has helped him to prepare for the upcoming season. He didn't get to work with the coaches due to Division I rules.

"I went there in June and coaches are not allowed to talk to rising seniors until July," Nyquist said. "I have picked up a few things at the camps though, and I have gotten better at addressing the ball."

Nyquist said he hopes to major in International Business in college. But no matter when he goes to school he said his objectives are clear.

"It would mean a lot as far as the respect I would receive from my teammates," Nyquist said. "I want them to know the odds of me making a field goal are pretty high and that I can handle the pressure in a big time situation."

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