5 Reggie Nevels
Reggie Nevels


Marion, Ind.

High School:
Marion (USMAPS)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 198



Multi-dimensional talent ... plagued by injuries throughout Army career ... dangerous weapon inside pocket and out on flank ... creative performer in scramble situations ... elusive runner with excellent field vision ... boasts strong throwing arm and dangerous mobility ... tremendous athlete ... packs plenty of "big-play" potential ... impact player with ability to find creases in enemy defenses ... boasts vast potential ... held down starting quarterback job as a sophomore, despite battling host of nagging injuries ... impact player when fully healthy ... one of five players to compete for starting signal caller role during preseason camp a year ago ... prevailed in five-way battle for starting job after beginning last on depth chart ... reclaimed starting berth with solid summer performance ... slowed by injuries for second straight season ... endured uneven spring showing ... came on strong during latter stages of session ... boasts high talent ceiling ... displays flashes of brilliance ... completed 7 of 8 passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns during spring-ending "Black/Gold" scrimmage ... performance landed him squarely in hunt for starting job once again ... improved consistency will go long way toward helping to secure lead role in final go-around ... expected to battle Zac Dahman and Matt Silva for starting berth ... could flourish under tutelage of head coach Bobby Ross ... product of USMA Prep School ... three-year letterman.

2003: Began season as Black Knights' starting quarterback only to suffer leg injury during second quarter of season opener for second straight year ... completed 9 of 21 passes for 57 yards during first-half action against Connecticut before leaving due to ailment ... missed eight consecutive games because of injury ... returned to lineup for limited duty against Air Force ... made second start of season against Houston ... completed 2 of 8 passes for 90 yards in one half of action versus Cougars ... connected with WR William White on 60-yard touchdown pass play against Houston ... also combined with White on 32-yard hookup in that outing ... appeared in three contests ... completed 11 of 29 pass attempts for 149 yards and one touchdown ... did not throw an interception.

2002: Earned starting quarterback role with solid preseason showing ... displayed flashes of brilliant potential before suffering torn hamstring during second-quarter action of season opener versus Holy Cross ... sidelined for four consecutive games ... returned to starting lineup for home date against TCU ... aggravated injury against Horned Frogs and forced back to sideline following week against Houston ... received limited reserve duty against UAB ... back in starting lineup against Air Force ... completed first back-to-back starts of varsity career after lining up with lead unit against Tulane ... closed out year with starting assignments versus Memphis and Navy ... finished season ranked third on club in rushing with 166 ground yards, despite very limited playing time ... averaged 2.8 yards per carry ... completed 53 of 102 passes for 617 yards ... completed team-best 52.0 percent of his aerial attempts ... tossed four touchdowns and five interceptions ... limited to seven games due to injury ... drew six starts ... off to great start against Holy Cross prior to suffering leg injury ... completed 5 of 7 passes for 34 yards before departing ... added six rushes for 50 yards ... authored flashy 8.3 yards per carry average on those jaunts ... reeled off long run of 13 yards ... drew first career starting assignment versus Crusaders ... completed 8 of 17 passes for 104 yards in return to lineup against TCU ... connected with WR Aris Comeaux on 27-yard touchdown pass ... hit WR William White with season-long 37-yard pass play to set up that score ... topped club with 65 yards rushing on 15 carries ... 42-yard jaunt to TCU 2-yard line set up Army touchdown ... added first career TD run against Horned Frogs ... plunged in from two yards out ... completed 15 of 27 passes for career-high 171 yards during season-ending date with Navy ... tossed 36-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Alexander ... threw for 120 yards in home loss to Air Force ... completed 8 of 16 passes ... tossed one interception ... also rushed for 31 yards versus Falcons ... engineered victory over Tulane by passing for one touchdown and rushing for another ... connected with Blaine Cooper on 35-yard touchdown pass to stake Army to early 7-0 lead ... snuck in from two yards out for eventual game-winning score in fourth quarter ... knocked from game early in second quarter ... returned to field following intermission to lead Black Knights' comeback victory ... completed 7 of 16 passes for 94 yards versus Tulane ... also rushed for 28 yards on 12 carries opposite Green Wave.

2001: Appeared in 10 of 11 contests ... missed only home finale against Buffalo ... special teams contributor throughout majority of season ... opened year listed third on Army depth chart at quarterback ... moved up one notch during middle portion of season ... saw first extended action beneath center in Conference USA finale against Memphis ... rushed ball 11 times for team-high 65 yards versus tough Tiger defense ... attempted two passes ... both aerial attempts were picked off, second coming on final play of game ... received reserve duty at quarterback in games against UAB and TCU ... connected on 4 of 10 passes for 74 yards during season ... rushed for 80 yards on 20 carries ... hit on 2 of 4 passes for 24 yards versus UAB ... completed 2 of 4 passes for 50 yards in road date at TCU ... connected with Chris Pestel on 50-yard touchdown pass during late stages of loss to Horned Frogs ... one of 10 freshmen to earn varsity letters.

High School: All-state selection during senior year at Marion High in Marion, Ind. ... played for head coach Mark Surface ... earned all-region honors ... all-county selection as well ... four-time letterwinner ... four-year starter ... passed for 1,383 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior ... also rushed for 689 yards and 17 touchdowns that year ... threw for 1,322 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior ... also rushed for 443 yards and 10 scores ... closed high school career with over 4,300 passing yards and 1,600 ground yards ... scored 61 touchdowns during four-year tenure ... four-sport standout ... earned four varsity letters in both baseball and basketball ... also lettered in track and field ... two-time team captain in football, baseball and basketball ... team captain on track as a senior ... participated in major league baseball tryouts with Atlanta Braves and Toronto Blue Jays.

Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1981 ... given name is Reggial Erne Nevels Jr. ... parents' names are Reggie Sr. and Darlene Nevels ... father, Reggie Sr, holds down position of sergeant in County Sheriff's Department ... lists favorite athlete as Bo Jackson ... enjoys fishing in spare time as means to relax ... also loves to play street basketball ... majoring in Law.

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