#93 Isaiah Nichols

DL | R-So | 6-3 | 281 | Springdale, Ark. | Springdale HS

2019 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 games for the Razorbacks in 2019, appearing in 437 plays, including 296 on the defensive line, according to Pro Football Focus … Recorded 17 total tackles, seven solo, with one tackle for loss, including half-a-sack in the season finale against Missouri (Nov. 29) … His other half-TFL came against Colorado State on Sept. 14 in Fayetteville … Posted a tackle in nine of 12 games, with three multi-tackle performances – three at Ole Miss (Sept. 7), four vs. Colorado State (Sept. 14) and three vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 2) … Earned a rush defense grade of 81.9 against CSU, his top mark of the year from PFF … Part of a defensive unit that tallied 845 total stops in 2019.

2018 (FRESHMAN):Played in three games for the Razorbacks in 2018 … Totaled 45 snaps during his first season of collegiate football, according to Pro Football Focus, with 42 coming on the defensive line … Recorded one tackle in the season opener against Eastern Illinois, a solo stop.

HIGH SCHOOL: Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports as both a strong-side defensive end and defensive tackle …Rated the No. 6 player in the state of Arkansas by ESPN and the No. 59 defensive tackle in the class … 247Sports Composite ranking tabbed him the No. 37 ranked strong-side defensive end and No. 8 player in the state … Coached by Zak Clark at Springdale High School … Produced a staggering 43 tackles for loss his final two seasons … Finalist for the Hooten’s Arkansas Football Class 7A/6A Defensive Player of the Year … Despite being double and triple-teamed as a senior, he finished with 73 tackles, 30.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks and 49 quarterback hurries … As a junior, he totaled 54 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks … Chose Arkansas over Mississippi State, Missouri, NC State, Kansas State, Iowa State, UCF, Memphis, Louisiana Tech, Kansas, Tulsa and others.