Nick Toon

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Nick Toon
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Toon (#1) scoring a touchdown against Michigan
No. -- Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-11-04) November 4, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth: Middleton, Wisconsin
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school: Middleton (WI)
College: Wisconsin
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 4 / Pick: 122
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Receptions: 21
Receiving yards: 283
Receiving TDs: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Nicholas Adam "Nick" 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 Stats[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[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 2 in 215 lb 3212 in 9 in 4.43 s 1.58 s 2.54 s 39 in 10 ft 10 in 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.

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