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Nick Toon, WR

School: Wisconsin  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Middleton, WI
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 215 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
131184
Selected 4th Rnd
New Orleans Saints
122nd Pick Overall
Career Notes
Third in school history with 2,447 career receiving yards and 171 career receptions ... fifth at UW with 18 career receiving touchdowns.
2011 Season
Named second-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and honorable mention All-Big Ten by media ... won team's Wayne Souza Coaches Appreciation Award...Ten touchdown receptions on the season are second-most in school history ... 64 receptions on the season tied for third-most at UW ... 926 receiving yards on the year are sixth-most in school history ... career-high nine receptions for 104 yards and a touchdown against Oregon in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 2 ... nine receptions are second-most in UW bowl history and 104 receiving yards are fifth-most ... made three catches for 34 yards against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec. 3 ... caught five passes for 42 yards and a touchdown against Penn State (Nov. 26) ... team-high six catches for 67 yards at Illinois on Nov. 19 ... eight receptions for 100 yards and two touchdowns at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... recorded 35 receiving yards on three receptions against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... caught three passes for 39 yards at Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... recorded two receptions for 58 yards against Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... missed the Indiana game on Oct. 15 due to injury ... caught four passes for 94 yards and one touchdown against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... career-high 155 receiving yards, including career-long 59-yard reception, and two touchdowns on seven catches against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after tying career high with two touchdown receptions and catching five passes for 75 yards against Northern Iillinois on Sept. 17 ... matched career high with seven receptions for 69 yards and one touchdown against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... caught two passes for 54 yards against UNLV on Sept. 1.
2010 Season
Played in nine games with seven starts ... second on team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns ... team-high 46 yards on three catches against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... tied career high with two touchdown catches and caught five passes for 62 yards against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... caught three passes for 57 yards at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... scored first touchdown of the season, part of three-catch, 26-yard day vs. Indiana on Nov. 13 ... team-high five receptions for 62 yards at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... did not play at Iowa on Oct. 23 due to injury ... matched season high with six receptions for 72 yards in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... season-high six catches for 52 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... returned at Michigan State to catch one pass for 28 yards after missing previous three games with turf toe injury ... did not play against Austin Peay on Sept. 25, Arizona State on Sept. 18 or San Jose State on Sept. 11 due to turf toe injury ... caught four passes for 54 yards and rushed two times for career-high 10 yards against UNLV on Sept. 4.
2009 Season
Earned second letter ... 805 receiving yards ranks second all-time among sophomores and 11th for a single season at UW ... ... 54 receptions ties for sixth-most receptions in a season at UW ...led team in receptions and receiving yards and was second in touchdown receptions (4) ... led team with 66 receiving yards on three catches against Hawaii on Dec. 5 ... career-high seven receptions for 80 yards and two rushes for eight yards against Northwestern on Nov. 21 ... team-high five catches for 98 yards and career-high two touchdowns against Michigan on Nov. 14 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after career-high 123 receiving yards, including career-long 44-yard reception, on five catches and one rush for career-long nine yards against Indiana on Nov. 7 ... team-high three catches for 55 yards against Purdue on Oct. 31. Four receptions for team-high 53 yards against Ohio State on Oct. 10 ... scored second touchdown of the season and had three catches for 45 yards against Michigan State on Sept. 26 ... caught six passes for 70 yards against Wofford on Sept. 19 ... caught four passes for 49 yards and one touchdown against Fresno State on Sept. 12 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week for Northern Illinois game, making his first-career start and catching five passes for 72 yards.
2008 Season
Earned first letter ... played in 12 of 13 games and finished fifth on the team with 17 receptions for 257 yards ... had 14 catches for 196 yards over the last five games ... two catches for 27 yards against Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl ... two catches for 40 yards and his first career touchdown, a 26-yard reception, against Cal Poly on Nov. 22 ... season-high four receptions for 44 yards against Minnesota on Nov. 15 ... three catches for 41 yards at Indiana on Nov. 8 ... three receptions for season-high 44 yards at Michigan State on Nov. 1 ... one catch for season-long 28 yards on Oct. 11 against Penn State ... made first catch (18 yards) as a Badger at Michigan on Sept. 27... saw first action as a Badger at wide receiver against Akron on Aug. 30.
High School
Ranked among top 30 players in Midwest and earned All-America honors from SuperPrep ... earned All-America honors from PrepStar ... rated among top 25 receivers nationally and the No. 3 player overall in Wisconsin by Rivals.com ... first-team all-state selection in 2006 after earning second-team honors as a junior in 2005 ... two-time, first-team all-area return specialist ... named to inaugural All-American Offense-Defense Bowl ... team captain as a senior ... made 51 receptions for 799 yards and registered 17 returns for 430 yards as a senior ... also scored 13 touchdowns and picked off two passes in final prep campaign ... 26 catches for 425 yards and six TDs as a junior ... football coach was Tim Simon ... also lettered in track.
Personal
Parents are Al and Jane Toon ... father starred as wide receiver (and in track, as well) at Wisconsin (1982-84), leaving UW as school's career receiving leader (131 catches, 2,103 yards, 19 TDs) ... father was inducted into UW Hall of Fame in 1995 ... Al Toon was No. 10 pick overall in 1985 NFL Draft and played eight years with N.Y. Jets ... major is family, consumer and community education.
 
 
Latest News
04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Saints' picks: Round 4/122 -- Nick Toon, WR, 6-2, 215, Wisconsin...The son of former New York Jets star Al Toon, he doesn't possess blazing speed, but does have the kind of size the Saints like in their wide receivers. - The Sports Xchange

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