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Nick Vigil
LB #59
Height:
6-2
Weight:
239
Age:
24
College:
Utah State
Hometown:
Plain City, UT
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
15
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 36 24 12 0.0 0 3 1 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 CIN 2 2 15 9 6 0.0 -- 2 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2016 CIN 16 0 21 15 6 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BAL L 0-20 10 6 4 0.0 -- 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 --
2 HOU L 9-13 5 3 2 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

      A second-year player, Vigil played in every game for the Bengals as a rookie after highly productive career at Utah State, playing in a scheme similar to Cincinnati’s ... Finished third on Bengals in special teams snaps and saw his role in defensive rotation increased as 2016 season progressed ... Led Mountain West in tackles in 2015 (11.1 per game, 144 total) and finished sixth in nation ... Opted for the draft following his junior season, and in just three campaigns, logged third-most tackles-for-loss (38.5) in Utah State history.

      A second-year player, Vigil played in every game for the Bengals as a rookie after highly productive career at Utah State, playing in a scheme similar to Cincinnati’s ... Finished third on Bengals in special teams snaps and saw his role in defensive rotation increased as 2016 season progressed ... Led Mountain West in tackles in 2015 (11.1 per game, 144 total) and finished sixth in nation ... Opted for the draft following his junior season, and in just three campaigns, logged third-most tackles-for-loss (38.5) in Utah State history.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in third round of 2016 NFL Draft (87th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-10-16.

 

     2016 highlights: Played in Games 1-16 ... Logged 14 tackles on defense and seven on special teams ... Third on team in special teams snaps (306) ... Logged his first two tackles on defense Nov. 20 vs. Buffalo ... Saw 18 snaps on defense Dec. 18 vs. Pittsburgh, producing three tackles ... Saw 20 snaps on defense Dec. 24 at Houston, logging two tackles ... Season-high 37 defensive snaps and six tackles on Jan. 1 vs. Baltimore, and also logged a pass defensed ... Led team in defensive tackles (17) in preseason, with one INT.

 

     College: Played three seasons (2013-15) at Utah State, with 30 starts among his 40 games played ... Redshirt year in 2012 ... Totaled 324 tackles, ranked 13th in school history, and had 15.5 sacks ... Also used as a situational rusher in his last two seasons, gaining 169 yards on 47 carries (3.6), with four TDs ... Named first-team All-Mountain West in each of his last two seasons ... Only FBS player credited with at least nine tackles in every game in ’15 ... In ’14, against Brigham Young, he started on both offense (RB) and defense (LB) and was the only player in the nation on the season to lead his team in rushing yards (57) and tackles (nine) in the same game.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Plain City, Utah (near Ogden) ... Earned Utah State degree in sociology, and earned academic All-Mountain West honors ... Brother, Zach, was an All-America LB at Utah State and has played in NFL for Miami and Washington ... Attended Fremont High School in Plain City, Utah, where he was named the state’s Class 5A Most Valuable Player as a two-way senior ... Also all-state as a junior ... As team advanced to runner-up state finish, he rushed for 1309 yards (6.2 average) with 13 TDs and also had 300 receiving yards plus 61 tackles and an INT ... Scored 45 career TDs, with 3653 all-purpose yards ... Also lettered in basketball.

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