About Nesbit: Earned immediate playing time as a backup linebacker and special teams player during rookie season ... back at linebacker after playing defensive back in 2011.
2011: Played in seven games, making one start ... made 17 total tackles ... made his first career start at Northern Illinois ... recorded career-best 12 tackles, including three solo stops ... registered five tackles, including one primary stop, at Ball State ... appeared in the Tulane game ... did not appear in the Miami, Vanderbilt, Fordham, Air Force or Rutgers contests due to injury ... returned to action as a reserve in the Temple game.
2010: Played in four games ... totalled two tackles ... recorded one quarterback sack ... made collegiate debut in win over VMI ... compiled both stops, one solo, and sack versus Keydets ... also saw action in contests versus Kent State, Notre Dame and Navy.
High School: Three-sport stalwart at Park Tudor High in Indianapolis, Ind. ... played football for head coach Scott Fischer ... two-time all-county linebacker ... earned pair of all-conference certificates as well ... starred at wide receiver, tight end and inside linebacker ... academic all-state selection as a senior ... earned four additional varsity letters in basketball, two in lacrosse ... served as team captain for all three programs during busy senior campaign ... helped team to state runnerup laurels during final showing ... club captured sectional and regional titles ... academic all-conference choice in basketball ... standout midfielder in lacrosse ... earned Coaches Award from lacrosse coaching staff at year's end ... presented with Tudor Park School Crown Award (honoring student-athlete for sports and academics) ... voted school's male athlete of the year ... garnered Hodges Award as well.
Personal: Given name is Reginald Calvin Nesbit Jr. ... parents' names are Reginal and Elaine Nesbit ... father, Reginal, retired as an enlisted soldier after serving for 21 years in U.S. Army ... owns third degree Black Belt in karate ... lived in state of Hawai'i for three years ... majoring in Information Technology.