Nichols, who has participated in the East West Shrine Game and the Reeses Senior Bowl in the past two weeks, earned yet another opportunity to perform in front of NFL eyes, getting an invite to next months NFL Combine in Indianapolis.
The Delaware native becomes just the seventh University of Delaware student-athlete to earn an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine, joining Nick Boyle (2015), Zach Kerr (2014), Joe Flacco (2008), Pat Devlin (2011), Ben Patrick (2007) and Eddie Conti (1999).
Were really excited to have Alex join our coaching staff.
He brings an impressive resume of success and has been an outstanding coach for a number of years at a variety of different places and levels, Rocco said.
Thats exactly what happened to Bilal Nichols, who had a sensation week at last weeks East West Shrine Game in St. His efforts garnered more attention from NFL organizations, which landed him another chance to display his talents at the prestigious Reeses Senior Bowl on January 27.
Preparation for that season will start March 13 as the Blue Hens have announced their full 15-day spring practice schedule.
After two years at Wake Forest, Woods first head coaching opportunity came at JMU in 1995, where he led the Dukes to the Division I-AA playoffs in just his first season.
Wood moved to the pro ranks in 1999, when Dennis Green hired him to serve as the QBs coach with the Minnesota Vikings, where he worked for four seasons.
================================================================ By Delaware Athletics Jan 24, 2018 MOBILE, Ala.
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