2015 NFL DRAFT

Nate Askew, OLB

School: Texas A&M  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 241 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
45938-
2013 Season
Made the switch from offense to defense for his final season in the maroon and white ... Played in all 12 games at linebacker, starting at Arkansas (Sept. 28) and against Missouri (Nov. 30) ... Recorded 33 stops on the year, with 22 solo tackles ... Ranked second on the team with two interceptions ... Joined a small group of players who have scored both offensive and defensive touchdowns in their careers with a 30-yard pick-six against Sam Houston State (Sept. 7) ... Second interception was an 11-yard play against Vanderbilt (Oct. 26) ... Had a career-high seven stops against Missouri, with four solo tackles and an assisted sack.
2012 Season
Made three catches for a total of 10 yards ... longest catch was six yards vs. Arkansas ... appeared in 10 games.
2011 Season
Caught six passes for 85 yards (14.2 average) and a touchdown ... had a season-high two catches against Arkansas and Kansas ... his first career touchdown was a 27-yarder against Kansas ... also returned a handful of kickoffs, gaining 96 yards on five returns with a long of 26 yards.
2010 Season
Appeared in seven games as a true freshman on special teams ... returned one punt for 23 yards against Louisiana Tech ... collected three tackles on special teams, including two at Kansas.
High School
Coached by Jim Streety at Madison High School in San Antonio ... all-state selection as a senior, caught 40 passes for 919 yards and seven scores ... also ran two punts back for touchdowns ... was a first-team all-district pick and a first-team all-area honoree by the San Antonio Express-News ... caught 51 passes for 856 yards and eight touchdowns as a junior ... hauled in 17 passes for 313 yards and nine scores as a sophomore ... chose A&M over Arkansas, Florida State, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech.
Personal
Nate Askew is the son of Rovinda Coe of San Antonio, Texas ... born Aug. 20, 1991 ... university studies/agriculture and life sciences major.
 
LATEST NEWS
09/14/2013 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: LB Nate Askew, who was converted from WR to LB, scored his first collegiate defensive touchdown in the second half against Sam Houston State. Askew intercepted a pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter, boosting Texas A&M's lead to 58-28. - The Sports Xchange

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