Nick Toon

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Nick Toon
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Toon (#1) scoring a touchdown against Michigan
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1988-11-04) November 4, 1988 (age 30)
Middleton, Wisconsin
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school:Middleton
(Middleton, Wisconsin)
College:Wisconsin
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 122
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:21
Receiving yards:283
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Nicholas Adam Toon (born November 4, 1988) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Wisconsin and was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He is the son of former New York Jets wide receiver Al Toon.

Early years[edit]

Toon attended Middleton High School in Middleton, Wisconsin. He played as a wide receiver for the Middleton Cardinals football team, and was named a first-team All-state selection in 2006 after earning second-team honors as a junior in 2005. He was a two-time, first-team All-area at kick returner. He was named to inaugural All-American Offense-Defense Bowl. He caught 26 passes for 425 yards and six scores as a junior. He served as the team captain in his senior year, leading his team with 51 receptions for 799 yards and 17 returns for 430 yards, totalling 13 touchdowns. Toon also lettered in track & field.[1]

Toon was ranked among the top 30 players in Midwest and earned All-America honors from SuperPrep. He was rated among the top 25 wide receivers nationally and the No. 3 player overall in Wisconsin by Rivals.com.

College career[edit]

College statistics[edit]

Year Team Receptions Yards Average TDs
2007 Wisconsin Redshirt
2008 Wisconsin 17 257 15.1 1
2009 Wisconsin 54 805 14.9 4
2010 Wisconsin 35 459 13.1 3
2011 Wisconsin 64 926 14.5 10
College Totals 170 2,447 14.4 18

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
215 lb
(98 kg)
32 12 in
(0.83 m)
9 in
(0.23 m)
4.43 s 1.58 s 2.54 s 39 in
(0.99 m)
10 ft 10 in
(3.30 m)
18 reps
All values from NFL Combine and Pro Day[2]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Toon was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fourth round (122nd pick overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft. He was placed on injured reserve before the start of the 2012 season.[3] He scored his first touchdown on November 30, 2014 on a pass from Drew Brees against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

On September 1, 2015, he was waived/injured by the Saints.[4] After Toon cleared waivers, he was placed on the Saints' injured reserve list.[5] He was waived off the team's injured reserve with an injury settlement on September 8.[6]

During his two seasons with the Saints, he appeared in 16 games, made 21 catches for 283 yards and 1 touchdown.

St. Louis Rams[edit]

The St. Louis Rams signed Toon to their practice squad on September 30, 2015.[7] On May 11, 2016, the Rams cut Toon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.uwbadgers.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/toon_nick00.html
  2. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=72148&draftyear=2012&genpos=WR
  3. ^ http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000057341/article/saints-send-rookie-wr-nick-toon-to-injured-reserve
  4. ^ Triplett, Mike (September 1, 2015). "New Orleans Saints cut 13, including putting Anthony Spencer on IR". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
  5. ^ Joel A. Erickson, "Nick Toon, Vinnie Sunseri, Ronald Powell clear waivers, placed on injured reserve", The Advocate, September 2, 2015.
  6. ^ Woodbery, Evan (September 8, 2015). "New Orleans Saints waiving Nick Toon off IR after reaching injury settlement". Nola.com. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
  7. ^ "Rams Put Isaiah Pead On Waivers". StLouis.CBSLocal.com. September 30, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2015.

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