The All-MEAC First Team selection posted a league-high matching five interceptions in 2013, in addition to finishing third on the Wildcats squad in total tackles (64). He played and started in all 13 games, breaking up seven passes and forcing two fumbles. He would go on to record a fumble recovery while returning a 38-yard interception for touchdown against Virginia Union. For Addison, the award marks the first All-America nod in his career, while landing on the All-MEAC First Team in consecutive seasons (2012, '13).
Played and started in all 12 contests on the year for the Wildcats ... Finished the regular season second on the team with 68 tackles, including 37 primary stops, and led the team with four interceptions for 135 yards ... His four interceptions allowed him to finish tied for sixth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in that category ... Finished atop the team and seventh overall in the MEAC with 11 passes defended, including seven breakups ... Stepped into the offensive backfield for 2.5 tackles-for-loss ... Also registered one quarterback hurry ... Picked up 10 tackles (seven assisted) with a fumble recovery against Coastal Carolina in the opening round of the FCS Playoffs ... Picked off his fourth pass of the year and broke up another pass against the Chanticleers ... Posted three tackles in a 21-16 win vs. Florida A&M in the Florida Blue Florida Classic ... Had five tackles and a pass breakup in a 42-17 victory over North Carolina Central ... Recorded two tackles and an interception for 45 yards in a 48-3 win vs. Norfolk State.Posted his first career double digit tackle game with a team-leading 11 stops in a 38-26 win at Hampton ... Picked off two passes against the Pirates for his first and second interceptions of his career ... Returned a Pirates' picked off pass 90 yards for the longest return score of the year for the Wildcats ... Earned numerous weekly national and conference awards following that game against Hampton ... Named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week, in addition to The Sports Network and College Football Performance Award Defensive Player of the Week ... Tabbed as the Beyond Sports Network Defensive Back of the Week ... Registered eight tackles in a 21-14 loss to Tennessee State ... Grabbed seven tackles and a pass deflection at BCS opponent Miami (Fla.) ... Picked up six tackles and a pass breakup in a 27-14 victory at South Carolina State ... Made his first collegiate start against Alabama State in the season-opener as part of the MEAC/SWAC Challenge ... Recorded eight tackles (five primary stops) and his first career tackle for loss in the 38-28 win over the Hornets ... Also posted a pass breakup in that game against Alabama State.
Played in five games during his rookie campaign with the Wildcats ... Had seven total tackles (five solo) ... In the season-opening MEAC/SWAC Challenge vs. Prairie View A&M, he saw his first intercollegiate action, with two solo tackles, one assisted and a blocked kick.
Graduate from Tampa's Spoto High School in 2011 ... Played for the Spartans for three seasons with an 18-14 record under Coach Dale Caparaso ... Earned all-state honorable mention in 2009 ... Also earned all-state honors in 2010 ... Played quarterback in high school ... Played in the Hillsborough County and FACA All-Star All-Star Games ... Holds record for most passing yards in a season (2,410) and most passing TDs in a season (24).
Born February 1, 1993 in Tampa, Fla. to Darlene Washington ... Cites his father as his biggest athletic influence because, "he helped me to understand what it takes to make it as an athlete".
- 2013 ASSOCIATED PRESS FCS SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN: DB Nick Addison, Bethune Cookman, Jr.,...Addison completed the 2013 campaign ranked No. 21 in the FCS for interceptions (0.4 per game), as well as ranking second in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) with five total picks for 63 yards and a touchdown. Against Virginia Union, Addison returned an interception for score 38 yards in the Wildcats' home-opening victory. He now has a team-best nine interceptions in his three-year career.
In helping Bethune-Cookman to consecutive MEAC titles the past two years, Addison finished 2013 with a team second-best matching 64 tackles (34 solo), including three tackles behind the line and one fumble recovery. Adding to his team-best five interceptions, he was second on the team with seven pass breakups and was tied for the lead with two forced fumbles. The two-time All-MEAC First Team honoree owns 139 tackles in his career, while playing and starting in the last 25 games consecutively dating back to the 2012 season. - Bethune Cookman football